Citizens Advice is the UK's largest advice charity. They provide a free information and advice service on all sorts of different topics, all of which is completely confidential.
This is a government run system to give those on a low income or out of work, monthly payments to support with the cost of living. Depending on your set of circumstances, they will calculate the best support for you.
Personal Independence Payment
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit for working-age people who face a long-term physical or mental health condition or disability. PIP uses a points-based system focusing mainly on two areas; a mobility component based on a person’s ability to get around, and a daily living component based on their ability to look after themselves.
Turn2Us is an information centre for all different kinds of benefits and grants that you may be entitled to. They list a wide range of different benefits and grants depending on what situation you may be in.
The Breathing Space is a scheme set up by the government to help those in debt by pausing all creditor action for a limited period, for people who need of some time to get back on their feet. Someone receiving mental health crisis treatment can apply for a sperate Breathing Space which extends the paused period.
Christians Against Poverty
Christians Against Poverty are on a self-proclaimed mission to help those who are struggling with financial debt, life skills and job searching. CAP provides a range of free services across the UK through local churches.
National Energy Action (NEA) is the national fuel poverty charity, working to ensure that everyone in England, Wales and Northern Ireland is warm and safe at home. They directly support people with energy and income maximisation advice and advocate on issues including improving the energy efficiency of our homes.
Local to the South of England
Adur & Worthing Councils
Adur & Worthing
The UK government has information designed to help people to access the range of support available in response to cost of living pressures - including payments, benefits and specifically designed schemes.
Brighton & Hove City Council
Brighton & Hove
Find out if you can claim benefits or get emergency help to pay for food, energy and other essentials, and where to get advice to manage your money.