Cumbria County Council has committed ‘Household Support Grant’ funds to support families experiencing food and utility hardship.
Families can access the information on the support available through the councils ‘Ways to Welfare’ website.
Please access here: https://www.cumbria.gov.uk/costofliving/default.asp
The council has agreed to extend the Household Support Fund to support families with food and utility poverty delivered through WONDE, ensuring every benefits-eligible free school meal young person is able to access a voucher over the Christmas holiday. The vouchers have a value of £34.50 [10 days at £3.45 per day] for each eligible child; these are fully funded by Cumbria County Council using the grant.