The following services may help if you need financial help. Breathing Space Breathing Space is a government debt respite scheme which gives you legal protections from creditor action for up to 60 days. The protections include pausing most enforcement action and contact from creditors and freezing most interest and charges on their debts. Find out more about Breathing Space from Step Change Debt Charity. Financial help in Surrey Get details of financial support offered by Surrey County Council. Help for Households Find information on the cost of living support you may be eligible on GOV.UK: Help for Households. Cost of Living Payments You may be able to get payments to help with the cost of living if you’re getting certain benefits or tax credits. For more information see: GOV.UK: Cost of Living Payments Discretionary Council Tax Relief To assist with applications for a discretionary council tax relief (under Section 13A), see: Document Elmbridge Borough Council Tax Section 13A Policy (PDF, 166.19KB) Document Elmbridge Borough Council Tax Section 13A Policy Addendum - cost of living support 2023-24 only (PDF, 124.84KB) Money navigator tool The money navigator tool provides free money and debt guidance based on individual circumstances and help finding support in your area. It includes ways of staying on top of bills, how to find extra support and where to get extra help. Go to: Money navigator tool: Money Helper Household Support Fund Applications for the household support fund (phase 3) are now closed. Elmbridge Borough Council was allocated £217,000 to support households: £10,000 to go to local charity and remaining balance to be allocated to households: in receipt of Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support on 14 November 2022 and a member of the household is in receipt of a qualifying Disability Benefit on 14 November 2022 The council identified approximately 2,000 eligible households to each receive a £100 payment. Document Household Support Phase 3 policy 2022 to 2023 (PDF, 91.82KB) To find out about how Surrey is allocating their Household Support Fund see Surrey County Council: Household Support Fund.