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What is helping people manage the increased costs of living?

Lots of people have told us they’re struggling to afford the basics. What things have you seen in action that are really helping people to manage?

We are gathering people’s thoughts to help us figure out where to focus our next project. Please note we do not monitor responses to this form in real time and are not able to provide frontline services.

If you are looking for help or advice, please consider contacting Citizens Advice or your local authority for services in your area. 

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