Assistance available from Buckinghamshire Council’s Helping Hand

Our team works to assist Buckinghamshire residents who are financially struggling and need a helping hand.

The list of assistance we can provide is as follows:

  • Food support – including foodbank referrals, supermarket vouchers for those in food crisis and signposting to local schemes such as community fridges and hot meal services
  • Post Office vouchers for residents using pre-payment energy meters
  • Heating oil
  • Grants to clear arrears (e.g. utility bills, rent and council tax)
  • White goods
  • Bedding
  • Carpets
  • Clothing (children’s, School uniform, and warm clothing for adults).

We also support local food and welfare projects across the County.

I have attached a copy of our flyer for your reference:

Any resident that requires assistance can apply through our online application form: Contact the Helping Hand Team | Buckinghamshire Council or can call- 01296 531151.

To help with the cost of living we have a wealth of information on our website –

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