Cost of living support
We know that many people are worried about the cost of living and the impact that this will have, including an increase in the risk of abuse and neglect happening.
There is support available.
View the information and resources below to support you in coping with the cost of living crisis.
Citizens Advice offer information, advice, guidance and casework in 11 key areas:
Benefits, Employment, Debt and Money, Consumer, Relationships, Housing, Law and Rights, Discrimination, Tax, Healthcare, and Education.
Find out more on the Citizens Advice – Dudley and Wolverhampton website
For a vulnerable person, living in a cold home increases their chance of serious illness or death. They are at higher risk of a heart attack or stroke, breathing problems, flu, depression and falls.
Information is available from West Midlands Fire Service to help stay fire safe while trying to reduce the cost of heating or lighting your home.