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Cost of Living Advice – developed by St Georges Patient Participation Group Enhanced Access Services FLU Vaccine Winter 2022
The members St Georges Medical Centre Patient Participation Group Steering Committee have come together to gather some helpful information during this difficult time. The team have pulled free information from organisations who can provide help and support. We will also put some hard copies of the information in our Reception at the surgery for anyone who needs a written format. We hope this helps. If anyone has information to add, please contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or mention it to the Receptionist on your visit.
As Energy bills rise, scammers are seeking to take advantage of unsuspecting consumers. Their latest trick involves sending a malicious text message link that asks you to sign up for the governments latest energy grant. Energy Grants are being automatically applied to your bill – do not click any text message or email links, do not give your card or account details and do not pay any money for support with this.
The Citizens Advice Wirral can be contacted at Citizen’s Advice or on 0808 2787848. The Citizens Advice will help with financial support, benefits checks and debt advice amongst other things.
Alternatively you can call national Citizens Advice on 0800 144 88 48 textphone: 18001 0800 144 8884.
For help applying for Universal Credit call our Help to Claim team on 0800 144 8 444
This is a Cost of Living Support Leaflet from Citizen’s Advice Wirral Cost of Living Support (1)
Wirral Borough Council have information about Support for Residents including Emergency Financial Support, checking benefits you may be able to claim, Cost of Living Payment, Housing and Energy Costs, Food Support, Money and Debt advice and support for residents with children. Wirral Borough Council Cost of Living Support
Feeding local people in Crisis –Wirral Foodbank
If you need emergency food support – contact Wirral Foodbank on 0151 638 7090 (Monday to Thursday 10am – 1.30pm), Citizens advice Wirral (Freephone) 08082 787848 or Wirral Council Helpline 0151 666 5050 (select option 1). You can also get assistance by visiting local libraries.
Information can be found about help for vulnerable Pensioners: Help for Vulnerable Pensioners
Help for Households from UK Government can be found here Help for Households covering a number of useful topics.
Mental Health Support – The Urgent Mental Health Crisis phone line is provided by the Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
You can call for:
0800 145 6485
Shelter Emergency helpline will help if you
The helpline is free on
0808 800 4444
Relay UK helps deaf, speech impaired and hearing people talk over the phone using the relay service. You can connect with a smartphone, tablet or computer.