Coping with Debt
Whatever the reason money matters can sometimes get out of control and you may unexpectedly find yourself in debt. Debts can be worrying, but you can get advice and information to help you deal with the situation and prevent it becoming more difficult.
This site has practical advice on coping, and lists local resources who may be able to help, including emergency food and legal advice.
This independent charity provides free, impartial and confidential debt advice by phone and online to people across the UK.
Telephone: 0808 808 4000
Directory of Grants & Charity Payments – People First
If you’re finding it hard to cope financially there are many charities and organisations who might be able to assist you. You will find a small selection of these charities listed on this page but, and at the bottom of the page you will find details of various external websites who maintain searchable directories of a wide range of charities around the country.
Benefits & eligibility – People First
People of different ages and abilities will have different needs, and those needs can pose different financial strains. Financial problems can make you feel worried, stressed or anxious so it’s important to understand what’s available to help you financially. Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to different benefits and concessions.
This website provides information about what benefits and concessions you may be entitled to and how to claim them.