Cost of Living

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The cost of living crisis is putting everyone under pressure, as life becomes more expensive and our worries increase.

If you're worried about yourself or a neighbour, friend or loved one, these pages have lots of information about the supports Shetland has available to help, from financial support, energy efficiency advice to befriending and mental health services.

For general support in making sure your household is receiving all the financial support and benefits you’re entitled to, speaking to services on your behalf, practical help and a friendly ear, phone our central support number on

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