Signposting for Support
We have forged connections with generous charities and supporters of our school, giving us the means to possibly support families. To help alleviate financial pressure/s felt by families during this time of escalating living costs, applications can be submitted for the following provisions, funding permitted/available:
- clothing vouchers
- supermarket vouchers
- fuel vouchers
- washing machines
- tumbe dryers
If you require any assistance or support, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Help with Food
Do you need support with your food shop? Help is available across Knowsley from discounted shops to foodbanks. Scroll to the bottom of this link to find out where you can access support.
If you’re struggling with the cost of living, there is support available. The NHS offers low-income support for those struggling with costs such as travel or prescriptions. You do not have to be claiming benefits to apply for NHS support. If you’re employed with a low income, you may also be eligible for help. Click here for more information.
Struggling to Pay for Prescriptions?
Struggling to pay for your prescriptions? If you pay for your prescriptions, you could save money by buying an NHS Prescription Prepayment Certificate. You can pay a set price for prescriptions for 3 or 12 months, no matter how many prescriptions you need or what your financial circumstances are. Find out more here.
Local Warm Hubs are now open meaning our libraries are open 6 days a week to provide residents with a safe space to keep warm during the cost-of-living crisis.
10am-5pm Mon-Fri & 10am-1pm Saturday
Residents can access a wide range of services or just meet up with friends to watch television and catch up. More information can be found here.
Cost of Living Support
If you’re struggling with debt or money worries, it is important to know there is a wide range of support available to help you. Knowsley Council have updated their Cost-of-Living support page with information on debt and money advice. Click here for more information – scroll to the bottom for more options and links to support.
Help With Rising Energy Costs
If you’re struggling with rising energy costs, support is available. The council’s Emergency Support Scheme has been extended for residents who are struggling to top their prepayment meter. Click here for more information.
Cost of Living Support During the Holidays
If you need support with the cost of living over the festive period, there is a wealth of advice on Knowsley News. Knowlsey Council have also partnered with the Big Help Project to staff phonelines and operate our answerphone service 0151 443 3300. Click here for more information.
Domestic Abuse Support Over the Festive Period
As the Christmas break continues, we share advice on what Domestic Abuse support and services that are available during this time. Click here for more information.
Don’t Be Lonely During the Festive Period
The festive season can be a lonely time for some – perhaps you’ve lost a loved one or you’re feeling isolated from others. It’s important to know that help and support is available – click here for support.
Mental Health Support
Click here to find out about more support available to help with mental health.
Remember that you’re not alone, and if you need support, it’s out there. There are organisations which offer immediate support, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Find out more here.