Need help with your budgeting, energy bills, debts, savings, benefits or rent? If so then our Financial Inclusion Team is here to help.

In this section you will find advice and tips to make your income go further as well as information on what to do if you find yourself in debt or falling behind with your rent.

Rent arrears and debt

Struggling to pay your rent? Let us know as soon as possible so we can help

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Latest benefits update

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Help claiming benefits

Are you receiving all the benefits you are entitled to?

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Affordability and budgeting

Can I afford to rent?

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Universal Credit

The government is slowly introducing a new benefit called Universal Credit

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Under occupancy

Is under occupancy restricting the amount of housing benefit or Universal Credit you get

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Changes to the benefit cap

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Protect yourself against fraud

Use a strong password online, verify phone calls are genuine and check the identity of people calling at your home

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Money saving tips

Make your income go further or cut your outgoings

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