Community support

There is a lot of support available in the community that will improve your financial wellbeing, particularly when it comes to food and cooking.

Local support

Kent Together provides support with managing the cost of living including urgent help, tips on reducing your energy bills and a tool to check if you are eligible for benefits.

The Trussell Trust has a search facility to help you find your local Trussell Trust food bank.

Kent County Council has a tool that enables you to find your local food bank in Kent.

Medway Council provides information on food banks and community projects in Medway.

Too Good to Go is an app that helps you find unsold food near you, enabling you to buy it at a reduced price and avoid food waste.

There are a number of community fridges in Kent, which are open to all. They bring people together to eat, connect, learn new skills and reduce food waste. 

Warm Welcome Space allows you to search for your nearest free, warm, welcoming space that has been opened up to the public.