Families, poverty and finances

Find out about more here about supporting members.

With the ongoing cost of living crisis, we are likely to see many more people across the UK struggling to pay their bills or living in poverty.

Although it’s a difficult time, there are some things you can do to support girls in your unit. The Girlguiding has lots of advice on supporting members living in poverty – there’s lots of helpful information on tackling period poverty, advice on tackling stigma, and getting more help. To find out more about financial support available take a look at our funds and funding page.

Take care of your mental health!

It is important that we all look after our wellbeing during stressful times like these. Encourage others to take some time for their mental health and make sure to do the same for yourself. For some help and resources on mental health take a look at the dedicated section of our website.