Household costs

Advice and support if you are struggling with household costs.

Liverpool Citizens Support Scheme

If you find yourself in crisis you can apply for support to get food and basic necessities for you and your family including gas and electric vouchers (urgent needs) and furniture and household essentials (home needs). 

Find our more about the Liverpool Citizens Support Scheme and how to apply.

Council Tax discounts and exemptions

Check if you are eligible to pay less Council Tax or if your property is exempt.

More about discounts and exemptions.

Homeless or at risk

If you're homeless or at risk of becoming homeless, our Housing Options Service can provide advice and support.

Homeless or at risk.

Discretionary Housing Payments

These payments help where Housing Benefit does not meet the full value of your rent.

Find out more about Discretionary Housing Payments and eligibility.

Housing Benefit

Help to pay your rent if you are on a low income or out of work.

Check if you are eligible for Housing benefit and how to apply.

Sustainable Warmth Fund 

The Sustainable Warmth Fund is a government scheme that the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has secured for local residents to make homes greener and warmer. It is also known as  the Green Homes Grant.

Find out more about the fund and how to apply.

Save money and get help with your fuel bills

Small changes to how you use your energy will help you save on your bills.

Find out how and where to get help with your bills.

Energy rebate payments

A discretionary scheme is now open for those households who were not eligible under the core scheme. This could include, for example, people on low incomes in property bands E to H who may be entitled to a £150 payment.

Check if you qualify for the discretionary scheme and how to apply.


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