Are you struggling with the cost-of-living crisis?

We know people are worried about rising costs and may be struggling. We have produced a summary of our services which may be able to help you during this difficult time. See what cost of living support you could be eligible for.

You may be eligible for the financial support. Find out more on Southend-on-Sea City Council's website

Food, provisions and warm place support

An interactive map showing local places to find free support with food, clothing and hygiene products is available on the community-led One Southend website.

Food and provisions support map

A similar map showing is also available on One Southend, which shows local spaces where you can keep warm this winter, access free wi-fi and take part in other activities.

Warm spaces map

Check the council cost-of-living web pages regularly, as these will be updated as and when new support becomes available.