Cost of Living Help

This page provides details of where you can find help and advice with the rising cost of living. 

Milton Keynes Council & Government Support

Please see the factsheet below that Milton Keynes Council have produced to advise where help is available with bills and other costs. Further information including help with paying your rent and council tax, help with essential costs including food and energy and additional government support can be found here. 
fact sheet on where help is available with the rising cost of living


Milton keynes council poster advertising cost of living support

















Food Support

Food Banks
For more information on local Food Banks please visit the MK Food Banks Facebook page:  

MK Food Bank will have a Mobile Top Up Shop at the Rowans Family Centre car park in Fullers Slade every Thursday starting from Thursday, 10th November. If you are struggling to make ends meet, you can go along and choose 10 store cupboard items for £2 for individuals, or 20 items for £4 max per family. Go along for a trial shop this Thursday from 13:00 - 14.30pm and get the help you need. Please call the number on the poster to register.

Other Support Available

For information from Anglian Water please click here
For information on Home Energy Funding please click here
For information on House Warming Guides please click here 

Community Group & Business Support

Energy Bill Relief Scheme: help for businesses and other non-domestic customers
Anyone who has responsibility for community spaces and offices can access this scheme:

Warm Spaces

YMCA MK are offering a free, warm space every Tuesday and Wednesday at their centre. For details please click here.