We want to make sure all Ceredigion residents are aware of the financial help and household support available to them.

See what support you could be eligible for to help with the rising goods and energy costs, inflation and cost of living pressures.

Armed Forces Community

The Royal British Legion give a cost-of-living grant for any members of Armed Forces Community.

Baby Bundle Bank

Essential resources and equipment to welcome a new baby into the family

Carer's Allowance

You could get £67.60 a week if you care for someone at least 35 hours a week and they get certain benefits.

Ceredigion Library

Join the library to enjoy books as well as our digital library, magazines and activities for children.

Childcare Offer for Wales

The Childcare Offer is open to any family living in Ceredigion as long as they meet the eligibility criteria.

Cost-of-Living Support Payment

The Welsh Government has provided additional funding to each local authority to enable them to provide support under a discretionary scheme, to help households considered to be in need of assistance with their living costs.

Cost of Electrical Appliances

Check how much your electrical appliances cost to use.

Energy Efficiency Schemes

Schemes to improve energy efficiency in the home. 

Free Period Products

Ceredigion County Council in partnership with local community groups and organisations, and through funding from Welsh Government’s Period Dignity Grant, ensure that people have access to period products in the community.

Free School Meals

Free school meals are available to eligible pupils who attend schools, on a full-time basis, which are under the jurisdiction of Ceredigion Education Authority.

Help Paying for your Childcare Costs

Government help with childcare costs for parents. Whether you have toddlers or teens, you could get support.

Scam Awareness

Be aware of scams, including digital, on your doorstep, by phone and post.

School Uniform

Learners currently eligible for Free School Meals can apply for the grant of £225 per learner, and £300 for those learners entering year 7, recognizing the increased costs associated with starting secondary school.

The Rising Cost of Living

Where to find help and support.

Warm Welcome Spaces

As the cost-of-living crisis worsens and with winter approaching, groups and venues are invited to create Warm Welcome Spaces.

Welsh Government Support and Advice

Get support and advice to help you with the increased cost of living.

Winter Fuel Support Scheme

The Welsh Government Fuel Support Scheme is part of a £90m fuel support package to address immediate pressures on living costs.