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Cost of living support

Advice and support to help manage the rising cost of living.

Help and support from the Uttlesford Community Response Hub

How to get help if you are self-isolating, need financial or practical help or you're feeling isolated.

The Uttlesford Community Response Hub is available to help anyone in need.

It is run as a partnership between Uttlesford District Council, Volunteer Uttlesford and the Council for Voluntary Service in Uttlesford.

When to ask for help

You can ask for help if you:

  • are self-isolating and need help with shopping or prescriptions
  • are in immediate financial difficultly
  • are feeling lonely and isolated
  • need support with staying independent at home
  • would you like advice on how to stay active
  • need support if your mental health has been affected

The hub is also able to support families with children and individuals with:

  • immediate assistance for gas and electricity costs
  • heating oil deliveries
  • food vouchers
  • essential living costs such as a cooker or fridge

Get help from the hub

If you need any support or advice you can contact the hub.


Telephone: 03333 408218

Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm (except public holidays)



We aim to respond as soon as possible.

Other help

You can also get support through the Essex Wellbeing Service.


Telephone: 0300 303 9988


Find additional help on the Essex Wellbeing Service website.