Cost of Living: Support and resources

To help individuals and organisations access the support available in the current cost of living crisis, we have compiled a list of resources below. If you have a resource to add or would like further support, please email

Cost of living Pulse Survey

Cost of living Manifesto

Cost of Living Support Booklet

To raise awareness of the support available, we have produced this 'Cost of Living Support' booklet:

View the booklet online, or download it as a PDF. 

Please feel free to distribute this booklet in any way you wish.

Online help for individuals needing support

The following links are to websites to find financial help for yourself, family, or friends.

What Voscur is doing to help organisations

Community outreach

We will be running regular community outreach sessions across the city – drop in to speak to a member of the Voscur team at one of the dates shown below for support or email

  • Wednesday 9th August 2023, 10:30am-12:30pm at Hubbub Café, The Hub Lockleaze, BS7 9FB
  • Thursday 14th September 2023, 1:30-3pm at Zion Community Café, Bishopsworth Road, BS13 7JW
  • Thursday 21st September 2023, 10am-12pm at Wellspring Settlement, Ducie Rd, BS5 0AX
  • Thursday 19th October 2023, 12:30-2:30pm at @Symes Community Room, Hartcliffe, BS13 0BE
  • Thursday 23rd November 2023, 10:30am-12:30pm at Taste Café, Ebenezer Church, Filton Avenue, BS7 0BA

If you would like to invite us to host a drop-in at your venue, please contact Rachel using the email above.

Training, peer support and briefings

The Voscur VCSE Academy is offering a range of training courses, peer support sessions, webinar/briefings to help you manage your organisation through these difficult times. 

Online workshops

We are currently working with Community Hubs, Bristol City Council and Black South West Network to co-deliver a range of online workshops, please email if you would like more information.


Looking for some specific support just for your organisation or team? Voscur’s Consultancy service can tailor a programme just for you. Contact Spencer on: 0117 909 9949 or email: to discuss how Voscur might be able to help.

Further support

In the meantime, as always, we are here to support the sector. If your organisation is facing serious difficulties over the winter, please do get in touch with our team and we will do our best to help. or 0117 909 9949