Get help with benefits
Funds to help with the cost of living
Barnet's residents may be able to get help to afford essentials like bills and food by applying to the following funds:
- Barnet Resident Support Fund
- Age UK Household Support Fund
- Household Support Fund
Discretionary Housing Payments
The council has a limited fund of money called a Discretionary Housing Payment. This can help if you are having difficulty with your housing costs.
You can claim this if you receive Housing Benefit or the Housing Costs element of Universal Credit.
Boost offers personalised benefits advice for Barnet residents.
You can contact Boost by:
- emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
- calling 0208 359 2442
Citizens Advice provides free and impartial advice on issues including benefits, money and housing.
The GOV.UK website is the best place to find out about government services.
To find out what benefits you should get, use an independent benefits calculator