Cost of living

How we can help you with the cost of living

Anxious over the rising cost of living? With the price of life's essentials going up we want our customers to know that we are here to help you. We have a range of services to help you to manage your budget, save energy and make savings on your essentials and utilities where possible. Our friendly and helpful teams are here for you to talk to, they can support you with any concerns you may have and can help you to plan your budget.

The Government has introduced a useful resource to help you to access support when you need it.

Visit the Help for Households website for more information, then read on for more detail on the support we can offer.

Other useful resources

See our Stay Safe, Stay Warm guide which is full of top tips and advice to help you through the winter months.

You could save money on your water bills by visiting Yorkshire Water.

There are food banks throughout our district and our Cash Wise team can help refer you if you are struggling and need support.

Be a savvy traveller. Visit petrolprices.com for the cheapest places to fill up and check the latest bus fares before you travel.

Get fit for less with an activate card or take up walking for free. NHS walking for health has some great ideas on how to get started.

Check out the family friendly free things to do and visit in the Wakefield area or visit your local library for great activities.