Cost of Living Support

Hampshire County Council has announced plans for how £14.2million of additional funding will be used to help local households struggling with the cost of food and energy prices.

The funding allocation includes:

  • £800,000 to support the community pantry network and £361,000 for organisations supporting unpaid carers
  • £800,000 in community grants for locally based organisations to support local residents
  • £4,442,870 to district and borough councils to provide food vouchers and support with exceptional housing costs
  • £2,845,622 to schools and other educational establishments to offer support at their own discretion to families most in need
  • £460,000 in direct fuel support to vulnerable adults
  • £715,000 in food vouchers to foster carers and connected carers

Details of how to seek support can be found at the connect4communities website