Other agencies able to offer help, advice and support 

Age UK
The largest charity working with and for older people. 
Telephone: 0116 2992233

Christians Against Poverty
A national charity working across the UK to lift people out of debt and poverty. They offer free debt counselling through a network of centres based in local churches.
Telephone: 01274 760720

The Coal Industry Social Welfare Organisation is a national charity, enabling former coal miners and mining communities to reduce disadvantage
Telephone: 01709 728115

Citizens Advice
Leicestershire (Coalville) Citizens Advice Bureau offers free, confidential, impartial and independent help and advice on a wide range of subjects including debt, benefits, housing, legal, discrimination, employment, immigration, consumer and other problems.
Telephone: 0808 278 7854

Clockwise Credit Union
Offering a wide range of money products and services - including fairly priced, highly competitive loans, plus savings accounts protected by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.
Telephone: 0116 2423900

Coalville Foodbank
Providing emergency food and support to local people in crisis.
Telephone: 01530 838355

The best place to find government services and information.

Gov.uk - benefits calculators
Independent benefits calculators to help you find out what benefits you could get, how to claim and how your benefits will be affected if you start work. Free to use and anonymous.

Home Start
A local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times.
Telephone: 0116 4645490

An independent, non-fee charging, 'not-for-profit' organisation which specialises in providing confidential, free, impartial and independent advice to anyone experiencing problems with their unsecured debts.  Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and regulated under the Data Protection Act.
Telephone: 0800 8568569

Leicestershire County Council - Adult Social Care and Health
Where to get help if you or someone you look after is ill, has a disability or is becoming frail and the help you can get if you're a carer.
Telephone: 0116 3050004

Money Helper
Free and impartial money advice, set up by the government to help people make the most of their money. Includes information on basic bank accounts.
Telephone: 0800 011 3797

MRC Community Action
A non-profit charity, based in the heart of Coalville supporting North West Leicestershire by providing accessible community facilities, services and positive social engagement. Services include community transport, furniture warehouse, room hire, children’s soft play area and a charity shop.
Telephone: 01530 510515

National Debtline
A registered charity providing free, impartial, expert debt advice.
Telephone: 0808 808 4000

Pension Credit - Gov.uk
Pension Credit gives you extra money to help with your living costs if you’re over State Pension age and on a low income.
Telephone: 0800 99 1234

The housing and homelessness charity. Includes information on finding a place to live, renting and paying for a home, repossession, eviction, repairs and benefits.
Telephone: 0808 800 4444

Sure Start - Children and Family Wellbeing Centres
Children and Family Wellbeing centres are local centres that offer help and support to children, young people and families. They offer various groups and support services along with support from partners such as health visitors and midwives. 
Telephone: 0116 3055993

Tax Credits - Gov.uk
Information about Working and Child Tax Credits.
Telephone: 0345 3003900

Turning Point
Turning Point provides a wide range of health and wellbeing services. Whether you go to them with drug or alcohol issues, a mental health concern or a learning disability, they'll give you the individual support you need.
Telephone: 0330 3036000

Turn2us is a national charity providing practical help to people who are struggling financially.

The national consumer champion. Its website is full of useful advice about how to save money and not get ripped off.

Find a mortgage or financial adviser, solicitor or accountant - all vetted, reviewed and monitored.

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Last updated: Tue 28 May, 2024 @ 14:57