Cost of living support
Find out where to get help with food, energy and other costs.
Help for Households
Get help with the cost of living on the Government’s Help for Households website. There are more than 40 different schemes available. This includes new one-off payments as well as existing benefits and schemes.
Local help and support
You can get help and support from a range of local organisations in Dacorum:
More information on help with the cost of living is available on the Hertfordshire County Council website.
Applying for benefits and financial help
You can check if you are eligible for benefits on the entitled to website.
If you are already receiving help to pay your rent, but are still struggling to pay your housing costs, you could apply for a Discretionary Housing Payment.
If you're a council tenant concerned about your rent, please speak to your housing officer (income). You can contact them by calling 01442 228000 and either asking for them by name or ask for "Housing Rent".