cost of living payment liverpool



To help tackle rising energy bills, the government have introduced a series of cost of living payments for those living in Liverpool and across the UK.

Those who are eligible should have automatically received the first £301 payment between the dates 25th April – 17th May. If you have not yet received the first payment, fill out this online form on the official government website.



Who is eligible?


These payments are for those struggling with the cost of living crisis and rising energy bills. You must already receive one of the following:


  • income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
  • income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Income Support
  • Pension Credit
  • Universal Credit
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Working Tax Credit


To learn about eligibility in more detail, click here.



When will the next payment be made?


Most claimants are now wondering when the next cost of living payment will be made. The DWP haven’t announced any specific dates but have released a general time frame.


  • Second Cost Of Living Payment: Autumn 2023
  • Third Cost Of Living Payment: Spring 2024


Once the dates are announced, we will be the first to update.



I live in the Liverpool City Region, where else can I get help for the cost of living crisis?


If you’re based in the Liverpool City Region and wondering where else you can get financial well being support, check out our Mind and Money programme. Alongside our partners, we provide support such as money management, debt advice, confidence building, and much more.


We are here for the people of Liverpool, Sefton, Wirral, Knowsley, Halton, and St Helens.


Contact us on 0151 706 8113 or email us at for more information.


Mind and Money programme