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Help with the cost of living (Helping Hand)

If you have an urgent short-term emergency and are unable to buy immediate food, heating or lighting you can apply for Help with the cost of living (Helping Hand).

Help with the cost of living (Helping Hand) is available through food banks, food vouchers, and utility meter top-ups.

Fairhive Community Fund (for residents of Fairhive Housing)

If you are a resident of Fairhive Housing you may be eligible for a Springboard Grant through the Thriving Communities Fund.

Springboard Grants are available to support Fairhive residents with opportunities for wellbeing, education, training or employment.