Cost of Living Support
Nov 30, 2023
Awareness training to support money matters
Making Every Contact Count training will be available again this autumn/winter. It is just one-hour online training. Training dates are being scheduled imminently and details will be circulated when published.
RotherHive – The wellbeing and mental health resource for Rotherham – if in doubt this is always a good go to (some of the info is currently being updated).
NHS Low Income Scheme
NHS Low Income Scheme is not well promoted, and not particularly well known about. Please sharewith your staff, it can be found at: https://www.nhsbsa.nhs.uk/nhs-low-income-scheme
Utility Priority Customer Scheme
Another useful scheme for (eligible) vulnerable residents and free to register (if eligible)
Gas & Electric - Get help from your supplier - Priority Services Register | Ofgem
have reached your state pension age
are disabled or have a long-term medical condition
are recovering from an injury
have a hearing or sight condition
have a mental health condition
are pregnant or have young children
have extra communication needs (such as if you don’t speak or read English well)
need to use medical equipment that requires a power supply
have poor or no sense of smell
would struggle to answer the door or get help in an emergency.
You might still be able to register for other reasons if your situation isn’t listed. For example, if you need short-term support after a stay in hospital.
· have sight problems
· are deaf or hard of hearing
· have home dialysis
· use a wheelchair or have mobility concerns
· are a new parent
· are concerned about unwanted callers
· would like someone else to manage your account.
Please feel free to share and promote the information within your organisations or with friends and family.