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If you’re struggling with your finances, the cost of living, or debt there is help out there.
Click on the links for help and support with debt and finances:
Debt Free London offers free advice in person, via phone, WhatsApp, or video chat for people living or working in London. Call 0800 808 5700 or visit https://debtfree.london/
Visit Money Helper or watch their YouTube for advice on benefits, money troubles, pensions & retirement, savings, and work.
Use this Budget Planner to help you record all your spending, breakdown your finances by category, and get personalised tips.
National Debtline. Call for free debt advice on 0808 808 4000 or visit the cost-of-living hub to find out if you can pay less for your living costs and to learn about any extra help that might be available.
StepChange – offer a wide range of debt solutions including information advice, and respite.
Citizens Advice – can provide information on dealing with the cost of living, debt problems, how to avoid losing your home, and how to get your finances back into shape.
For grants that provide financial support in times of need visit Turn2Us.
Click on the links for information and advice on benefits:
Citizens Advice – information on benefits and tax credits if you are working or unemployed, sick or disabled, a parent, a young person, an older person or a veteran. There is also information about council tax and housing costs, national insurance, payment of benefits and problems with benefits.
Gingerbread – offer advice for single parents – you can use their benefit calculator to work out what you’re entitled to claim.
Visit Advice Local – to find advice local to you
Click on the links for emergency food and fuel:
Find your nearest food bank or contact your local council for emergency financial assistance.
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