Cost of Living Crisis: Information and Resources

Resources to help with living costs

There is lots of helpful guidance for anyone struggling with the current cost of living crisis. There are some changes coming to energy support in the next few months: it is not clear who may find themselves in further difficulties.

Local authorities are gathering information together on benefits, energy and food support and other ways that help can be found: churches can share this with members or anyone who approaches for help.

Please access the local authority website for local information in the area where you live. For the whole of Scotland there is information at:

All Scotland:

Various projects and other initiatives are taking place in churches in the Diocese. These include:

Warm Spaces/Cosy Spaces: Maps

Many churches are offering warm spaces this winter as part of various Council–led initiatives. Look for info on social media and on Council resource pages. There is a Dundee City Map here: https:// ddf901a89522437a9e5c3e1c0ccf2c7e

And a national ‘warm spaces’ map that any church can register with is here: register

St Luke’s Foodbank/Clothing Bank/Café

Please support with clothing for adults, food for food parcels for the St Luke’s project. Drop in person (the café is open Tues & Weds 10am-3pm) or email

“Big Coat” Project at St. Mary Magdalene's Church, Dundee

Donations of warm winter jackets and coats are still needed for St. Mary Magdalene’s 'Big Coat' Project email:

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