7 million families have missed out on food and hot water this year due to the cost of living crisis
Anti-poverty charity the Joseph Rowntree Foundation says 2.3 million households didn’t have enough food and couldn’t afford to heat their home this year either.
Nearly 30% of people facing debt were in energy arrears before the cost of living crisis
And almost 40 per cent of people who needed debt advice before the cost of living crisis reported experiencing mental health problems.
It’s tough being young and broke. But help is out there
Young people are being hit hard by low pay, insecure jobs and debt. But there’s hope. Here are our top tips and where to find the best advice.