Castleford Park Junior Academy

Support to help with the rising cost of living

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We will post any information here that may help our community with managing the increasing living costs that we are facing at the moment:

Please see below a really useful guide by Wakefield Local Authority.

The council is working with partner organisations from across the district through the Residents Recovery Group (RRG) to offer help, support, and advice to all residents through their local Help at the Hub venue.

Wakefield LA have also recently produced a support guide that includes cost of living and mental health support.

The charities linked here also provide valuable support for parents when managing debt in difficult times: and

Please see below guidance from MoneySavingExpert about mental health debt.

Please see link below to Unison in regards to help with the cost of School uniforms, this is to help UNISON members on a low income with school clothing costs by way of a one -off payment of up to £70 per child. The application form will become available on the 24th June on the link below;

Below is an information sheet provided by our Trust with lots of useful links and other information regarding support, including details of food and clothing banks.

Help for households from the Government:

On the above link, you can find support to help with housing costs, energy bills, childcare, income support and transport – as well as finding a job and being alerted to discounts and offers.