Support with rising living costs
Health and wellbeing support
Local Health and Wellbeing activites
Stay Active: Free and low-cost activities to stay active.
There is a great list of free or low-cost activities you can join in venues across the borough. These include chair-based exercise/yoga, getting back to exercise, over 50s, diabetes and cardiac rehab classes, as well as basketball, cycling, rowing and more.
you can get all of the information on our Health and Wellbeing pages at www.kingston.gov.uk/health-wellbeing-1/health-wellbeing-events
For more information on community spaces go to https://www.kingston.gov.uk/warmspaces or see all locations and activities on our map
If you are struggling financially and are unable to keep your home warm, you can find more information on our finances, budgeting and debt advice page.
If you are not able to feed yourself or your family, you can find help and support on our emergency food supplies page.
You can also find information and a map of all the warm spaces across the borough at kingston.gov.uk/warmspaces page.
Mental health support
For many people in Kingston right now, worrying about money may feel overwhelming or leave you feeling very anxious.
It's okay not to be okay. Connected Kingston lists a range of services and supportive advice and tips, from dealing with anxiety to confidential helplines, and specific information for those feeling isolated.
Visit Connected Kingston's mental health page if you feel you are struggling in any way.
If you‘re in a mental health crisis or need urgent support go to:
- Mind - getting help in a mental health crisis
- Samaritans - confidential support for anyone experiencing distress or despair.
- Good Thinking - urgent support information
- Kingston Council has dedicated health and wellbeing webpages that cover a range of topics from getting active to sexual health and stopping smoking at kingston.gov.uk/health. This includes information on mental wellbeing for adults and young people.
There are small things we can all do to help be kind to your mind, and these can make a big difference to how we feel. Search Every Mind Matters for free, NHS-approved advice and simple tips to help you look after your mental wellbeing and see whether you can make them part of your daily routine.