Cost of living - Support in the community

Accommodation Concern

Accommodation Concern will provide practical support to families, couples, and individuals experiencing food or energy poverty in North Northamptonshire:

Accommodation Concern aim to respond to all phone messages and emails as soon as possible, usually within 24 hours of receipt. Please leave a contact number for them to return your call.

Care and Repair

Care and Repair provides essential home maintenance and improvement works to eligible vulnerable householders. To access support, you will need to meet eligibility criteria.

Citizens Advice

Can provide advice and guidance for those struggling with the cost-of-living. Call your local branch for an appointment on:

Community Law Service

The Community Law Service offers specialist advice, casework and representation to individuals and families regarding benefits, debt, energy, housing and immigration - including tribunals and court representation. The service is free, independent and confidential:

Dignity in Crisis

Dignity in Crisis gives practical support to people facing temporary or ongoing financial difficulties including emergency food parcels, essential furniture package including beds, sofa, tables, as well as clothes, and also bedding and other household goods. 

Help in Kettering

Help in Kettering advertises a wide range of voluntary and community organisations in the Kettering area, that can support you in your time of need.

Home-Start Corby 

Home-Start Corby is a local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times during the cost-of-living crisis.

Kettering Community Unit (KCU)

KCU focuses on offering practical support to people facing temporary or ongoing financial difficulties including emergency food parcels, furniture packages, essential household goods or other essential items. This support will be distributed to eligible residents, in genuine need, across North Northamptonshire.


Northamptonshire ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) will support residents in rural North Northamptonshire who are experiencing severe food or energy poverty and are in crisis while trying to meet their other essential needs.

Service Six

Service Six is a Northamptonshire based charity committed to changing lives and creating futures for disadvantaged children, young people and their families.

Service Six provides support and essential resource bags for children and young people referred to their services. Online support may also be offered to meet a wide range of problems individuals may be facing.

Last updated 15 March 2024