Cost of Living support

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Warm bank venues are available across Ipswich this winter for community use as a shared warm space. The Council has five warm banks that will open when daytime temperatures dip below 15 degrees, our warm banks will provide access to hot drinks and a microwave to heat meals, free Wi-Fi, charging points and table top activities will also be available.

For more information on how the council plans to support residents, particularly over the forthcoming winter, please see our Cost-of-Living Charter

The map below shows the location of Warm Banks in and around Ipswich (red stars) and Food Banks (purple knife and spoon):

If you would like to add your Cost of Living provision to our map, please email: communities@ipswich.gov.uk

The five Ipswich Borough Council supported locations are:

- Gallery 3, Ipswich Town Hall, Cornhill, IP1

- Reg Driver Centre, Christchurch Park, IP4

- Community Room at Gainsborough Sports Centre, IP3

- Community Room at Whitton Sports Centre, IP1

- Community Room at Ransomes Sports Pavillion, IP4

Further cost of living support.

You'll find Warm Bank venue information here.

Further cost of living support.

Further information and support:

For key information and support relating to the Cost-of-Living crisis for residents across Ipswich and the wider Suffolk area please access Infolink Suffolk

Suffolk County Council's website has a dedicated page for Cost-of-Living support and a Cost-of-Living leaflet

Activities and warm spaces are available at all Suffolk Libraries, find out more at: Locations and times | Suffolk Libraries

The Ipswich Churches Warm Hubs and support is available at: www.TogetherforIpswich.uk

For more information on the Top up shops in Ipswich visit: Home | Ipswich Top Up Shops

Meet Up Mondays are being held at a number of pubs and venues in Ipswich. For more information, visit: Meet Up Mondays

Citizens Advice offers Energy Saving Advice, find out more at: Tips for Saving Money on Your Energy Bills

For extra care support from Anglian Water visit: Anglian Water care

Cost of Living support from UK Government is available at: Help for Households campaign

Money Helper advice is available at: Money Navigator Tool

Social tariffs are cheaper broadband and phone packages for people claiming Universal Credit, Pension Credit and some other benefits find out more at: Ofcom - cheaper broadband and phone packages

Find out more about the Warm Home Discount Scheme (for low income and vulnerable households) at: www.gov.uk/check-if-you-are-eligible

Contact Details

Area Committees,
Ipswich Borough Council,
Grafton House,
15 - 17 Russell Road,
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

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01473 432224