Citizens Advice Havering offer free information, advice and case work to people who live in the London Borough of Havering, they help with a wide range of problems including debt, housing, employment, family issues and many more.
Citizens Advice East End provide free, confidential and impartial advice for the community in Tower Hamlets in issues such as Welfare benefits, debt advice, housing among others.
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.
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.
Helping to release people from debt, poverty and their causes. Services are run through local churches to tackle poverty head on by providing a real solution to debt.
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