The cost of living crisis is regular in the news at the moment and many people are experiencing anxiety around finances for the coming months.
We've pulled together some resources to help if you're experiencing this, from advice and guidance to practical support you can access.
If you're already accessing support with 42nd Street in Manchester and 16+, you can chat to your worker about accessing the 16up BeWell programme. It offers support around welfare, employment, lifestyle changes and mental health.
Information & Advice
The Princes Trust features a number of tools and practical tips on budgeting, saving and getting to grips with how banks really work. They’re also there to talk to for advice around training, job hunting, reskilling and managing debt through a live chat and freephone number.
Get Support From Your Local Council
A number of boroughs across Greater Manchester will offer schemes to support financial hardship. Some offer cash grants, some food vouchers and others essentials goods and produce. You can find information about each here:
Worried about homelessness?
Food Banks & Day to Day Supplies
Period poverty can impact many people and we’re passionate about doing what we can to help. You can get free products from our base in Ancoats, as well as from most food banks and sexual health clinics. You can find out more in our article about period positivity, along with links to a number of charities there to support. It might also help to look at our article on periods and mental health and you can even check out our own zine all about periods: 'Go With The Flow'.