Dudley Borough Residents Now Have Access to a Third Cost of Living Support Hub

May 9, 2023
Published by Dudley CVS

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Citizens Advice Dudley and Wolverhampton understand that times are tough because of the ongoing cost of living crisis, and are able to provide help at their Cost of Living Support Hubs. The opening of the Hub at Halesowen Library marks the third Cost of Living Support Hub open in the Dudley Borough. The Hubs are delivered by Citizens Advice Dudley and Wolverhampton, commissioned by Dudley Empowerment Partnership, with support from Dudley Council and the NHS Black Country ICB. Their aim is to provide clients with the guidance needed to alleviate some of the immediate struggles’ households are facing.

Upon arrival at a Hub, clients are asked a series of questions to asses their current situation, and to understand the challenges they are facing. The information is used to determine the types of support which are beneficial, and eligibility for support is established. The Hubs can provide, information on how to save money, practical help relating to access to food, fuel and energy, period products and available benefits, grants and funds. Vouchers to purchase essentials such as food and Fuel Bank Vouchers can be issued but are subject to eligibility and are per household.

The Hubs can only be accessed by booking an appointment online at:
Hub appointments can be booked on Eventbrite on the following days and locations:

Halesowen, open now Wednesdays at Halesowen Library, The Cornbow Centre, 7th Floor, Halesowen
Brierley Hill, open now Thursdays at Brierley Hill Methodist Church, 24 Bank Street, Brierley Hill
Dudley, open now Fridays at Provision House, 80-81 High Street, Dudley
The fourth Cost of Living Support Hub will open during the summer, located in Stourbridge.

Tickets for the Hub Days, across all three venues are released on Eventbrite on a weekly basis. Book now to avoid disappointment.

Please keep up to date with all Cost of Living Support Hub news by visiting:

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