Support through the cost of living crisis
We know that the cost of living crisis, fuelled by rising inflation and increasing energy bills, is impacting on Stoke-on-Trent residents, businesses and communities.
We are all facing tough financial challenges. If you are struggling, there is a range of support that may be able to help you. The council administers a number of grants, benefits, relief funds and other support.
We want to make sure that you are receiving all of the support and benefits that you may be entitled to, because we are all #StrongerTogether.
In order to make sure that you are receiving all of the support you should be getting, please use our benefit calculator below:
Discretionary housing payments
Council tax hardship relief support
Council tax discount and exemptions
School food vouchers for children
e.on Green Homes Funding Scheme
Health and advice
The government’s help for households initiative
The Energy Bills Support Scheme Alternative Funding (EBSS AF)
Support for businesses
Expanded retail, hospitality and leisure relief
Business rates, reliefs and exemptions