Huw Irranca-Davies MS, Sarah Murphy MS and Chris Elmore MP invited over 16 specialist advice agencies to provide information and guidance about where people can go for help during this unprecedented cost-of-living crisis

Many families across Ogmore and Bridgend are deeply worried about rising bills and the Facebook Live event brought together a selection of key organisations who were able to provide updates about available support and information via the links below:


JCP:  Gemma Davies Employment Adviser – Maesteg, Porthcawl, Bridgend Jobcentre Plus:    “All of our 3 Jobcentreplus sites have regular providers on site daily to assist with supporting all elements of Cost of Living. This is open to anyone in the borough to come along to and enquire and be booked in locally to speak to all providers in the area”


National Energy Action – Resources from NEA:

Their energy checklist:…/HOME-ENERGY-CHECK-LIST-Aug

Their fuel poverty awareness day:


Baobab-Bach Community Pantries – lists all of the Community Pantries and Wellbeing Cafes together, with links top partners and a huge range of useful information. You can also call them on 07544026265


Disability Wales website:

Winter Fuel Support Scheme:

Local Housing Allowance:

Discretionary Assistance Fund:

Bridgend Foodbank: 


More detailed information about available cost-of-living support can be found on Huw’s website page:

More information about available mental health support can be found via:








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