Financial Difficulties

There are number of free, independent organisations which can help you if you find yourself in financial difficulties, worried about debt or simply need advice on ways to manage your money more effectively.

Step Change

Free, confidential debt advice over the phone and online: 0800 138 1111 or visit www.stepchange.org

National Debt Line

Free, confidential debt advice over the phone and online: 0808 808 4000 or visit www.nationaldebtline.org

Citizens Advice

Free, confidential debt advice when visiting your local Citizens Advice. Please Note: Most local Citizens Advice aren’t giving face to face advice to reduce the spread of coronavirus. They might still be able to help by phone, email or online chat: 0344 411 1444 or visit www.citizensadvice.org.uk

 

Personal Difficulties

If you are experiencing personal difficulties, below are some organisations that may be able to support you.

Campaign to End Loneliness

Help and advice to effectively deal with loneliness: www.campaigntoendloneliness.org

Cruse

Support and advice to children, young people and adults when someone dies: 0808 808 1677 or visit www.cruse.org.uk

Macmillan Cancer Support

Physical, emotional and financial support to help anyone with cancer live life as fully as they can: 0808 808 00 00 or visit www.macmillan.org.uk

Mind

Advice and support for anyone experiencing or helping someone with a mental health problem: 0300 123 3393 or visit www.mind.org.uk

NHS: Social Care and Support

If you or someone you know needs help with day-to-day living because of illness or disability, visit: www.nhs.uk

The Samaritans

Provide emotional support to anyone in distress, struggling to cope or at risk of suicide: 116 123 (open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year) or visit www.samaritans.org

Rethink

Advice and support for anyone experiencing or helping someone with a mental health problem: 0300 500 0927 or visit www.rethink.org

Shelter

Provide housing advice and practical assistance: 0808 800 4444 or visit www.shelter.org.uk