Safeguarding adults at risk

If you think you or a vulnerable person you know is at risk of harm, abuse or neglect, go to Brighton and Hove City Council website for more information

http://www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/index.cfm?request=b1129145

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Find Advice Wherever You Live

AQS

Find advice Agencies that hold the AQS (Advice Quality Standard)

http://advicequalitystandard.org.uk/

Find Advice In your area

Enter a postcode and choose an advice topic to find tailored information for your area, including details of independent advice organisations who can help you get the advice and support that you need.

Advicelocal can help you with questions relating to: welfare benefits and tax credits; council tax, including exemptions and discounts; debt and money advice; housing and homelessness; employment and work issues, disability and social care; and asylum and immigration
https://advicelocal.uk/

 

Advice in Brighton and Hove

Citizens Advice Bureau, Tisbury Road, Hove 0300 330 9033

St Luke’s Advice Service 01273 549203

Brighton Housing Trust 01273 645455

Possability People 01273 894040

Brighton Unemployment Centre Family Project 01273 676 171

Money Advice Plus 01273 664000 or Advice Line 0800 9887037

A full list of agencies can be accessed here

 

Information on line

Money Advice Service – free, unbiased and independent guidance around debt and money issue

Money Saving Expert – information on debt issues, money matters and many money saving tips

Step Change – charity providing debt advice and solutions

National Debt Line – free independent and confidential debt advice, useful factsheets and template letters

Turn 2 Us – large database of grants and trust funds, also a benefits entitlement checker

Us Switch – help around energy bills and switching suppliers

 

Other organisations that can help you

Brighton & Hove Food Partnership

Buying and cooking on a budget
Top tips for making your money go further

https://bhfood.org.uk/how-to-hub/eating-well-on-a-budget/

 

Guide to shopping safely online

This is one of the information resources we have seen.

https://www.sainsburysbank.co.uk/money-matters/shopping-safely-online.shtml

On the this website there are other useful resources including a guide to money-saving apps.

 

Debt & Mental Health – resources & advice from the royal college of Psychiatrists:

https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/mental-health/problems-disorders/debt-and-mental-health

Asylum Aid
Provides free advice and representation
Advice Line: 020 7354 9264 – Tuesdays 1-4pm
www.asylumaid.org.uk

Brighton and Hove City Council : Main Website
Council tax information and complaints
www.brighton-hove.gov.uk

Brighton and Hove City Council : Housing
Web pages for council tenants and leaseholders including tenant online system
www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/content/housing/council-housing

Department for Work and Pensions
Information about benefits
www.dwp.gov.uk

Disabled Living Foundation
A national charity providing impartial advice, information and training on independent living
Helpline: 0300 999 0004
www.dlf.org.uk

Financial Ombudsman Service
www.financial-ombudsman.org.uk

Pension Credits Line
Tel: 0800 991 234

Tax Help for Older People
http://www.taxvol.org.uk/index.htm

 

 

 

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