Citizens Advice Cheshire West are a local Charity offering free information, advice and case work to people who live in the Cheshire west and Chester area. They can help with a wide range of problems, including debt, housing, employment, family issues and many more.
Information and advice on Covid-19 matters such as: vaccine, testing, how and where to get a test, support to self-isolate and guidance & financial support for businesses and employers.
The HELP scheme is a discretionary scheme offering local welfare assistance. For more information please click the link below.
You in Mind is an online platform helping you find mental health and wellbeing services in Cheshire. Whether you’re looking for professional support like counselling or wish to join a community group to improve your wellbeing, there’s something for everything on this website
Age UK Cheshire provides help and support for those over 50 and their carers in the Cheshire area including Cheshire West and Chester Services include help and advice on Welfare, Benefits, Housing, Social Care and Health and Disability.
Cheshire Change Hub is a local health and wellbeing service. they can support you in achieving a healthier, happier life. Whether you want to quit smoking, lose weight or get more physically active you can access help and support through the hub.
Available to give you confidential support at any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you.
Brightlife delivers and evaluates a diverse range of services designed to address the issues surrounding loneliness and social isolation faced by older people in Cheshire West and Chester
West Cheshire Foodbank provides emergency food and support to local people who are referred to them in crisis. If you are one of them please click the link below and follow the instructions provided.
The Royal British Legion provides financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependents. To find more information and your local branch please click in the link below.
From the 4th of May 2021 The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space Moratorium and Mental Health Crisis Moratorium) Regulations 2020 will give eligible customers in problem debt, who receive professional debt advice, access to a 60 day period in which costs and fees are frozen and enforcement action is paused. For those receiving Mental Health crisis treatment, the hold will continue until 30 days after treatment has ended, no matter how long the crisis treatment lasts, giving Customers, creditors and money advisors time to agree a debt solution.
Benefit & Budgeting Calculator
Welcome to the Benefit and Budgeting Calculator by Policy in Practice.
Using this calculator, you can:
- Find out which welfare benefits you could receive
- Know how your income will change with Universal Credit
- Compare your income under the current system and Universal Credit
- See how much income will be left after paying your housing costs
- Access links to claim for benefits
Start your calculation here