From time to time we can all find ourselves in debt or have money problems, but for some people debt can threaten their health, well-being and even their home.
If you feel like your debt or money situation is unmanageable, the best thing to do is talk about it with someone you trust and who can help you in a responsible way.
Here are a few organisations that will offer or help you find free, impartial and sound advice.
It could be that you’re entitled to Housing Benefit or other benefits. Try using one of the benefit calculators below:
If you need help applying for benefits please contact us.
Citizens’ Advice (previously called The Citizens’ Advice Bureau) can give you specific help with debt and budgeting. www.citizensadvice.org.uk
If you’d like to speak to someone over the phone and/or anonymously you can contact the debt charity Step Change. https://www.stepchange.org