Advice Direct Scotland provides free and independent advice to the citizens of Scotland. The online identity of Advice Direct Scotland is advice.scot. Work in partnership with a network of national organisations providing practical advice by phone, SMS, web chat, email, online and through social media on a wide range of… Read More
The Chinese Lantern Project offers a free telephone helpline service to the Chinese community in the South West region. The aim of this helpline is to identify isolated and hidden members of the community and empower them to better integrate into the wider society and to offer support and referrals… Read More
Offer free, confidential, impartial and independent advice from over 3,500 locations. These include high streets, community centres, doctors’ surgeries, courts and prisons. Can help people resolve their problems with debt, benefits, employment, housing, discrimination, and many more issues. Advice may be given in person or by phone. Most local Citizens… Read More
Help people solve problems by providing free, confidential, impartial and independent information and advice. A range of issues covered include debt; welfare benefits; work; relationships; housing; health; education; legal; consumer; community care and utilities problems. Volunteers welcome. Details of locations and opening hours for face-to-face service can be found on… Read More
Provide a free telephone helpline 08000 562 561 (UK), 08000 855 088 (Wales), email support and live chat, for all teachers, lecturers and staff in education, including support for staff working in adult, further and higher education via sister charity Recourse (0808 802 0304). Support includes information and signposting, support… Read More
Advice and representation service for people with housing problems such as homelessness, rent arrears, mortgage arrears, tenancy problems, harassment, illegal eviction and threatened court action. Also provides specialist training and information to assist other advisors.
Free, confidential helpline guiding people through dealing with problem debt. MABS money advisors work with clients with a wide range of personal debts, including: Mortgage arrears, Personal loans, Utilities arrears, Credit card debt, Hire purchases, Rent arrears, Court fines, Catalogue debts, Sub-prime loans and Legal moneylenders. The Service is independent,… Read More
Provides free advice and resources to help people deal with business finances and business debts. The service is available over the phone, through the website and via webchat. Business Debtline is completely free, confidential and independent.
Provides free advice and resources to help people deal with debts. The service is available over the phone, through the website and via webchat. National Debtline is completely free, confidential and independent.
The MND Association benefits advice service provides advice by phone and e-mail in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, it also provides advice via web chat in England and Wales. Qualified advisers will help identify the benefits you may be able to claim and work out the best way of claiming… Read More
Free, confidential information on benefit/tax credit entitlement, child maintenance, contact problems, legal issues, housing options, employment, education, childcare. The helpline is available to any lone parent or organisation that works with lone parents in Scotland. Local projects in Dundee, Glasgow, North Lanarkshire and Maddiston, near Falkirk. Flexible Childcare Services in… Read More
Provide advice and information for people with a housing problem or who are homeless/about to become homeless. Issues dealt with include housing rights, harassment, illegal eviction, rent and mortgage arrears, disrepair, housing benefit, domestic violence and other issues. Campaigns on housing issues for people who are homeless or badly housed…. Read More
GamCare operates the National Gambling HelpLine, funded by GambleAware. The HelpLine provides information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling, including family and friends. GamCare’s Advisers can also make referrals for a range of treatment options across Great Britain. Web chat with Advisers also available via www.gamcare.org.uk. Calls… Read More
GroceryAid is the charity for people who have worked, or are working, in the UK grocery industry and who now find that they need some extra support. GroceryAid supports people both financially and through the Helpline. The Helpline is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, all year… Read More
Hospitality Action is the trade charity offering a crucial lifeline to people of all ages, working and retired, from the hospitality industry. Offer a range of services to past and present employees within the industry. Support includes the Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) providing expert advice, support and assistance to those… Read More
StepChange Debt Charity provides free, independent debt advice. Advice is given via a freephone helpline or online at any time via the Debt Remedy tool at www.stepchange.org. The charity provides a range of managed debt solutions and, where appropriate, supports people through an insolvency process. Authorised and regulated by the… Read More
Established occupational charity in the UK. The Welfare and Wellbeing Team can discuss Regular Financial Assistance for those on a low income or one-off grants to support independent living as well as help with essential items of expenditure such as mobility and visual aids, white goods, respite breaks and bereavement…. Read More
Helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help. This can be done online, over the telephone and face to face through partner organisations. The website has a benefits calculator, information and resources on managing money and a grants search database giving access… Read More