Useful sources of information
Turn2us is a charity that helps people in financial need to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help – online, by phone and face to face through partner organizations.
StepChange Debt is a registered charity whose purpose is to assist people who are in financial difficulty by providing free, confidential debt advice and no-fee debt solutions. Their online debt counselling service provides instant, anonymous advice, a personalised budget and a realistic recommendation. No commitment is required and the service is free of charge.
Freephone (including all mobiles): 0800 138 1111
AdviceNI is an independent advice network. A list of its members can be found on the AdviceNI website or you can telephone or email to find out if there is an AdviceNI centre in your area.
Telephone: 028 9064 5919
Age NI provides information and fact sheets for older people on topics such as benefits, community care and housing.
Advice line: 0808 808 7575
Telephone: 028 9024 5729
CarersNI offer financial advice and support for carers through its information service and support groups.
Telephone: 028 9043 9843
CarersLine: 0808 808 7777