We've put together a list of additional organisations across the UK that are here to support you
You will find a range of external expert organisations, who exist to provide support that will empower you and your households in times of difficulty. Support ranges from money management including a benefit calculator to free confidential counselling.
An estimated £16 billion worth of benefit entitlement is unclaimed per year. You can check your estimated benefit entitlement online using the below benefit calculator.
The Trussell Trust supports a nationwide network of over 1,300 food banks which provide a minimum of three days’ nutritionally-balanced emergency food to people who have been referred in crisis. To access a food bank you need to be referred by one of the food bank’s local referral partners which include health workers, charities, social workers and advice centres. You can find details of your nearest Trussell Trust food bank here.
Free, one to one, culturally relevant therapy for Black people in the UK. Black Minds Matter UK is a fully registered charity connecting Black individuals and families with free therapy by qualified and accredited Black therapists.
Working in partnership with The Burdett Trust for Nursing, Cavell have created the Domestic Abuse Fund for nurses and midwives is here to support survivors of domestic abuse who are experiencing financial crisis or hardship as a result.
Citizens Advice has a comprehensive list of organisations available to help you. Please use this link to find the support you need.
The government have recently announced a new £2 million fund which will provide one-off payments to victims to help them leave their tormenters. Find out more here.
GamCare offers a range of options for people struggling with the impact of gambling either for themselves or their loved ones. They can offer support over the phone, face-to-face, or online and treatment is free, flexible, and confidential. Call their free 24/7 helpline on 0808 8020 133 or visit their website.
Registered charity number: SC043663 (Scotland) 1134606 (England and Wales) | Registered Company: 7026001