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Cost of living support

Financial advice and emotional support on how you can ease the cost of living squeeze.

How to avoid scams

Read our steps to stop fraud. Protect yourself against common scams. Check if something might be a scam.

Scammers have been using the cost of living crisis as a means of duping people into making payments and/or handing over their bank details, so make sure any communication you receive purporting to be from DWP, your energy supplier or any other organisation is legitimate.

Metropolitan Police

Personal fraud and how to prevent it. With a little knowledge you can protect yourself from fraudsters.

Digital Learners

Digital Learners is a local service which can help if you would like to learn more about cyber security and how to avoid online scams.

Take Five

Criminals are experts at impersonating people, organisations and the police. They spend hours researching you for their scams, hoping you will let your guard down for just a moment. Stop and think. It could protect you and your money.

Phishing and scams - GOV.UK

We want you to be aware of tactics fraudsters use and how to stop them from getting your personal details.