Cost of Living Crisis

We all know that the cost-of-living crisis is putting households and businesses under pressure, and it is important that everyone has access to all the help and support available to them.

There are a number of pages on this website that can offer support at this time. Click through the links for extra help with:

There may be further information under:

Manchester City Council Cost of Living Helpline

The advice line is useful for:

  1. Support with benefits and help with your rent
  2. Advice about debt and paying bills 
  3. Food support
  4. Support getting online

The advice line can be accessed via a free phone number 0800 023 2692.  The line will be open 9:00-4:30 Monday to Friday.

Agents on the phone line will have access to language line for those residents whose first language is not English

Sign Video will also be available for residents who may require this facility.


An online form is available on the website here for those who do not wish to contact by phone. The website also has links to information of how residents are able to access support