Cost of Living – Help and Support Available

We know that many East Renfrewshire residents may be struggling with rising costs of living. This booklet below includes a range of information to help you access support and advice. You can also find out about benefits you or someone you care for may be entitled to.

Cost of Living booklet

Care and Repair Service – Winter

C&R Winter leaflet

For East Renfrewshire’s Money Advice Team, see here:

East Renfrewshire Citizen’s Advice:

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Home Energy Saver Scheme:


UK Government Cost of Living Support:

Scottish Government Cost of Living Support:


East Renfrewshire – Community Resources

You can find a list of all Warm and Welcome Spaces, as well as different food dignity initiatives available in communities at:

East Renfrewshire’s Community Hub

East Renfrewshire Carers

Care and Repair Services


Community Safety and Health

If you are worried about a child:

Adult safety and Protection:

Assistance with Mental Health

Data Protection Act 2018 - The information you have supplied to us will be used by Barrhead Housing Association to process your enquiry or comments. We may also use your information to verify your identity where required, contact you by post, email or telephone and to maintain our records. Barrhead Housing Association will use this information because we need to do so to perform a task carried out. You can find out more about how we handle this information and your rights in respect of it by going to where our Data Protection Statement and Privacy Policy are available. If you do not have access to a computer and wish a paper copy please let us know by contacting us at or by telephone at 0141 881 0638.