Here are lots of suggestions and tips – covering everything from how to access food in a crisis, to where to find cheap furniture, to how to borrow tools you can’t afford to buy – all to help make your income go further. Just click on the links below to see really useful information on a range of ways which may help you:

Food                                                                                                         

  • Do you temporarily need free food?
  • Do you need to cut your food costs?

Clothing & furniture

  • Do you or your children need to find cheaper clothing?
  • Do you find it hard to buy the furniture you need?

Household appliances & computers

  • Do you need a cheap way to buy, replace or repair items like fridges and TVs?
  • Do you need to borrow tool or equipment to do a one-off task?
  • Do you have a skill you can swap for help with a difficult task?

Money advice & charities

  • Do you need help with one-off expenses like school uniform or a grant for unexpected costs?
  • Do you need a bank account or advice to cut your expenditure?

And if you have any other ways to save costs in BANES please let us know on
research@cab-banes.org

This information is correct as of May 2018. If you find any inaccuracies please contact us on research@cab-banes.org