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Are you ok? Support with the cost of living

As the cost of fuel, energy, food and other essentials continues to rise, many of us may start to feel under pressure.

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If you are struggling with money, energy debt or the cost of essential services, you are not alone. It's important to know that support is available. We are here to help.  

The Basildon Borough Bus

The Borough Bus is touring Basildon Borough - providing services and support in your local community.

Support with bills and money

Support to make the most of your money and find help if you need it.

Support with finding work

Advice and support to help you find work.

Support with food and essentials

Information on local foodbanks, community supermarket and other schemes.

Support with wellbeing

It's ok to not be ok. There are lots of places to find advice and support locally - even if it's just someone to talk to.

Small changes, big impact

Save money and help the environment with these tips and tricks, plus local organisations providing greener services.

Activities and places to go

Community groups and local facilities offering warm spaces and free or low-cost activities.