Emergency support with food, heating and lighting
Local Emergency Support helps cover urgent short-term emergencies such as no immediate food, heating or lighting.
The support is available through food banks, food vouchers, and utility meter top-ups.
Can I get Local Emergency Support?
You can apply for Local Emergency Support if:
- there has been an unforeseeable serious emergency or crisis, and if you don’t get assistance, there will be a significant risk of harm to you or your family
- you require help moving into or staying in the community, and assistance will eliminate the need for statutory care
- you live in Buckinghamshire
Outside of these hours call the out of hours service on 0800 999 7677.