I am worried about money

Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.


Benefits information

Find out if you are eligible for any benefits


Get money off your Council Tax

Find out if you are eligible for council tax discounts


Crisis awards 

Find out if you are eligible for a crisis award, if you face a sudden change


Paying off debts

Find out about options for paying off debt


Help if you are struggling with debt

Advice and support from the Money helper website


Citizen Advice Bureau

Find help and advice for dealing with money and debt


Stepchange Debt Charity

StepChange provides free and confidential counselling on debt problems – including personal budgeting and credit advice.

Telephone: 0800 1381 111 from 8.00 am to 8.00 pm on weekdays


Payplan

Payplan provides free advice to people living in the UK on debt and budgeting, including free debt management plans and IVAs (Individual Voluntary Arrangements) without upfront fees.

Telephone: 0800 280 2816 between 8am and 9pm every day.


Get help with food

Get support to get food if you are sheilding


Free school meals

Find out if you are eligible to apply for free school meals for your children


Child care

Find out if you can get help with childcare costs


School or college transport

Find out if you are eligible for help with school or college transport


Winter Wellbeing

Find out if you can get help with heating bills


People Hub

Find help with redundancy, work and skills


Growth Hub

Find business help


Family Information Service

Find support with childcare, parenting, money matters and more


Loan sharks - illegal lenders

Find help to deal with loan sharks

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