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Cost of Living Crisis

Hodge Hill College Food Bank

Please complete this form to register your interest in the Hodge Hill College Food Bank and someone will be in touch with you for further information and arrange collection. 


Organisation Contact Details Description
The Money Advice Service 0800 138 7777 Help with managing money, bank accounts, wills and estates and money-saving tips
British Gas Energy Trust Links to help with rising bills/where to gain local advice
Cooking on a Budget Pocket-friendly, quick & easy recipes

Child Care & Family Services

Organisation Contact Details Description
Paying for Childcare You may be able to claim back up to 85% of your childcare costs if you're eligible for Universal Credit
Free School Meals You may be able to claim benefits-related Free School Meals for your child if you meet the Government's eligibility criteria and your child is full-time at a school in Birmingham
Childcare Choices Offer information about funding for childcare

Housing & Homelessness

Organisation Contact Details Description
YMCA Birmingham Providing accommodation for over 150 young people each night who may have been forced onto the streets or family home. Also provide childcare.
Citizens Advice Service Giving advice on renting privately or from the council or housing association, homelessness, mortgage problems, safety fears where you live

Energy Bills Support

Organisation Contact Details Description
Warmer Homes West Midlands

0808 1968 298 

Offering support with energy advice at home, energy efficiency measures, accessing additional support such as grants, tariff switching
Prescription for Warmth

0191 815 1003

Offering support with energy saving advice and debt advice as well as offering support accessing other support areas such as foodbanks
Support for Pupils

Mental Health, Wellbeing & Online Safety

Every Mind Matters - Youth Mental Health

Pause (Forward Thinking Birmingham)

Rise Above



Eating disorder, children and young people can ring Beat’s Youthline on: 0808 801 0711

Support at Hodge Hill College

Safeguarding & Child Protection

Support for Parents & Carers

Safeguarding, Child & Adult Protection