Help with the rising cost of living

We’ve created a guide: cost of living support guide (PDF 638kb)

It covers support announced by us, the government and others.

This page outlines some of the support in the guide.


Money and debt

Bills and energy

Find local Warm Spaces

Working with our partners we’ve provided Warm Spaces across Hackney to help you save on heating. These are free and welcoming spaces you can visit to keep warm.

Spaces are available across the borough in:

  • libraries
  • community buildings 
  • churches

Check available Warm Spaces

Our resident participation team has awarded £40,000 grant funding to 14 community partners to extend their warm spaces offer and provide a warm welcome to anyone in Hackney. Learn more by visiting warm spaces small grant funding

Housing costs and homelessness

Food and free meals

Free activities

Jobs and training

Support for businesses

See cost of living – support for businesses for information and advice.

Further help and advice

Page updated on: 11 July 2024

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Hackney Service Centre
1 Hillman Street
E8 1DY


Opening times

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday – 9am to 5pm (telephone)
  • Wednesday – 9am to 4pm (telephone)