The charities and agencies listed here offer specialist financial help and advice.
Money Advice Plus
Money and debt advice nationwide.
Telephone: 0800 988 7037
Helping you manage your money.
Telephone: 0800 138 7777
Money Saving Expert
Top tips on managing your money and dealing with debt.
National Debt Line
Free money advice helpline.
Telephone: 0808 808 4000
Free advice on problem debt.
Telephone: 0800 138 1111
Free debt management plans, Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs) and free debt advice.
Telephone: 0800 280 2816
Your Local Authority
Manages housing benefits, council tax benefits and free school meals. Some also provide advice about welfare benefits and debt.
Help and advice for older people.
Telephone: 0800 678 1602
Free advice and help on a wide range of issues including money, benefits, employment and consumer rights. May also provide financial literacy in your area.
Telephone: 03444 111 444
Official UK Government website. www.direct.gov.uk
Your local tax enquiry office can give advice on tax issues.
Job Centre Plus
Manage benefit claims and provide free advice on what benefits you might be entitled to.
Advice and counselling on relationship difficulties.
A listening ear for everyone.
Telephone: 116 123 (freephone number)
Your local Housing Aid Centre can offer specialist housing advice.