Residents in the East Riding on low incomes are being urged to check whether they are eligible for the latest Household Support Fund payments.
Payments of £350 are available to help those on low incomes or unpaid carers facing soaring energy and food bills.
Those eligible will receive payments of £150 made by the end of July and a further £200 by the end of November.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has been awarded £4.1m in the latest round of the Household Support Fund from central Government to support local residents struggling during the current cost of living crisis.
Through the scheme the council will also be supporting a number of local schemes and organisations helping local residents in need, including:
The council has so far paid out a total of £6.183m through the Household Support Fund since it was launched in October 2021.
Councillor Nigel Wilkinson, the council’s portfolio holder for finance and governance, said: “Many families and others on low incomes in the East Riding are having an extremely tough time making ends meet during the cost of living crisis.
“We hope this money available through the Household Support Fund will make a difference.
“These payments are available now to those in need and I’d urge people to check if they are eligible and apply online, as this money is there to help.”