Local, Social and Cost of Living

Sutton Help

Please see the cost of living poster for details of how to get support around cost of living concerns for those living in Sutton.

Money, Benefits & Debt

Welfare benefits advice and support team – call 020 8770 6022 (Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00) or email welfarereform@sutton.gov.uk

Citizens Advice Sutton – call 020 8405 3552 (Mon-Fri 9:00-16:00) or online at www.citizensadvicesutton.org.uk/contact-us or by email to debtadvice@citizensadvicesutton.org.uk

Food

Sutton Foodbank – to get an emergency food parcel you will need a food voucher from an agency (see contact details for Welfare benefits advice team and Citizens Advice Sutton)

Information about food bank locations and opening times can be found at www.sutton.foodbank.org.uk/locations

The Community Foodshop in the St Nicholas Centre, Sutton, can help with getting 15-20 items of food for just £3 pw. Register at www.suttoncommunityworks.org/community-foodshop/foodshop-registration

The Community Foodshop is open on Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10:00-12:00 (ground floor between Sean Hanna and Deichmann).

The can also be contacted via email at foodshop@suttoncommunityworks.org

Parents & Families

Family information service – information, advice and guidance on childcare, early education, activities and services for children and young people 0-19 (or 25 with additional needs)

Call: 020 8770 6000 (Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00) or online at www.sutton.gov.uk/-/about-our-service

For school uniform enquiries visit www.sutton.gov.uk/support > parents and families > clothes > school uniform bank > please submit request link

For free school meals – to check eligibility or apply visit www.sutton.gov.uk/-/apply-for-free-school-meals

Together for Sutton

If you need help or support with multiple issues we advise you to contact as detailed below

Call: 020 8254 2616 (Mon-Fri 9:00-17:00)

Online: togetherforsutton.org.uk

Energy

Thinking Works – help with crisis fuel vouchers, free home energy assessment, funds and grants, emergency repairs – call 0800 118 2327 or online at www.thinkingworks.co.uk or by email to enquiries@thinkingworks.co.uk

Age UK Sutton – help with accessing energy discounts or allowances or help with other ways to maximise income for those aged over 50 – call 020 8078 0002 or by email to info@ageuksutton.org.uk

Housing

Encompass – can help with homelessness prevention and support

Call: 020 8770 5000 and selection option 3 and then option 2 or by email to contact@encompass-latc.co.uk

Warm Spaces

Find your Warm Spaces in Wallington this winter. See the poster below for more information.