Citizens advice Colchester offers free information, advice and case work to people that live in the Colchester area, they can help with a wide range of problems including: debt housing, employment, family issues and many more.
Colchester BC financial and Employment support team are able to provide free financial advice, back to work support, impartial advice and guidance on entitlement to a range of welfare benefits and help access to discretionary founds that could be of assistance to those in hardship.
Money Helper provide free and impartial money and pensions guidance, they also able to provide advise on better ways to manage money, check if you are receiving the benefits you are entitled to and how to get out of debt faster.
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.
Age UK is the country’s largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. They help more than 5m people every year providing support, companionship and advice for older people on debt, wellbeing, health and care.
Carers UK provide information and guidance to unpaid carers covering a range of subjects including: Benefits and financial support, rights as a carer in the workplace, carer’s assessments and how to get support in your caring role, services available to carers and the people they care for and many others.
Mind Provide specialised impartial support and advice to empower anyone experiencing mental health problems. To find out the closest Mind to you please visit the link below.
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