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We know that rising costs for energy, food and many other aspects of everyday life are leaving some people finding it hard to cope with the cost of living. Our specialist teams are here for you if you are struggling to manage day-to-day costs or facing other financial worries.
We can also signpost you to other local organisations to make sure you get all the support you need.
On this page you can find information, advice and details of support services to help you with the cost of living. We'll be updating it regularly with latest information so keep checking it to stay up to date.
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Our team is here to provide you with tailored support and advice to pay your rent and charges this winter.
If you’ve been affected by any changes and you need to adjust the method or frequency of your payment, we’re here to help.
Please get in touch with us as soon as possible and we can work together to stop any debts from escalating.
Our Directions team is here to give you support if you’re looking for work and advice to move your career forward if you’re in employment. We can help with job searching, applications, CV writing/enhancing, training, confidence building, in-work support and much, much more.
The best way to save money on your energy bills is to use less energy. Take a look at our five tips and see if you’re saving as much energy as you could be.
You can find more advice on how to save energy at home and our free energy guides to help you get even more energy savvy, save on your bills and cut your carbon footprint here on our website.
Please remember, cold can damage your health and your home so making sure your home is heated properly is very important.
If you are worried about your energy bills please get in touch with us to see how we can help make your money go further.
#TeamOldham is here to help you with the cost of living, if you need it.
As well as our specialist teams, you can also turn to…
Oldham Council: Visit www.oldham.gov.uk/wecanhelp or call 0161 770 7007, Mon-Fri 9am-5pm
Citizens Advice: Visit www.casort.org/cost-of-living
Age UK Oldham: Visit www.ageuk.org.uk/oldham/
Samaritans: Visit www.samaritans.org or call 116 123
As the cost of living crisis impacts us all, remember to stay scam aware.
Our friends at Citizens Advice offer this advice and it might be a scam if…
As the cost of living continues, we're sharing advice from our friends at Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) to help customers ‘Stay Fire Safe’ at home.
As prices increase and winter sets in, the Service knows that people may be looking at ways to reduce their bills and they may change their behaviour, but this shouldn’t be done in a way that could put you in danger.
Follow Fire Service advice to stay fire safe: