If you need advice or you're finding it difficult to pay your rent or other bills, there is help and support for you.
The earlier you ask for help, the easier it is to sort out your problems.
Money Smart Team +
Our Money Smart Team can help if you have money worries big or small. They can help with:
- Benefits advice
- Budgeting and the costs of running your home
- Debt advice and maximising your income
- Advice on Basic Bank Accounts and Credit Union savings accounts
- Advice on dealing with loan sharks
- Sign posting to low cost loans
- Getting the best deal from energy suppliers
- Low cost, recycled furniture
- Low cost, white goods (electrical goods for the kitchen)
To contact the Money Smart Team contact us.
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Other Advice Agencies +
Independent debt advice is available, free of charge, from:
ACCI (African Caribbean Community Initiative) Services to African and African Caribbean adults with mental health and dual diagnosis problems. Staff at the centre can assist with housing, welfare and benefits advice, life skills, training and education.
Age UK Advice for people over 50 years of age.
Base 25Information and advice for young people.
Benefits Helpline and Response Team (CAB and Wolverhampton City Council partnership) The helpline offers free and confidential information and advice to those living in Wolverhampton on matters connected to welfare reform and benefits. Call them on (01902) 572006.
Blakenhall Community Advice Centre Help and information for the local community, including benefits, welfare rights and debt advice. Call them on 01902 572353.
Citizen’s Advice Bureau Confidential, impartial advice on a range of consumer issues, including Welfare Benefits, debt advice and housing.
Money Advice Service Clear, unbiased money advice and easy-to-use interactive money planners.
National Debtline Free confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems.
Illegal Money Lending Team Tackling illegal money lenders or Loan Sharks.
Refugee and Migrant Centre Advice and guidance for asylum seekers, refugees and migrants.
SSAFA Advice and support for ex-service personnel
Step Change An independent charity helping people to get out of debt.
Turn2Us Helping people in financial need gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help.
- Last Updated: Friday, 18 September 2020 15:36