Find money advice

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Get advice on what benefits you are entitled to
Get advice and support if you are worried about money
Help for non-UK nationals who are not entitled to benefits
Help for people with disabilities
Help for people who are homeless
Support for refugees and asylum seekers including people from Ukraine


Get advice on what benefits you are entitled to

Our Local Support team help disabled, vulnerable or older residents who are facing severe financial hardship. We can check that you and your household are getting all the welfare benefits you are entitled to and help you make a claim.

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Get advice and support if you are worried about money

You can check the Help for Households website to find advice on managing money, including help finding work and help with living costs. The Money Helper website offers help with a range of topics including how to budget, how to manage debt, and what benefits you're entitled to.

Get help with debts

You can:

Local and national advice organisations including Citizen’s Advice Southwark have developed a ‘Worrying about money’ guide to support you with your money or debt worries.

You can read the information in other languages by using the drop down option on that page. You can also download and print the information as a leaflet.

Get advice on reducing energy costs

You can contact the Southwark Energy Savers service for advice on how to save money and reduce your energy costs. Available to anyone who lives or works in Southwark, including private landlords who rent out property in the borough.

Contact the Southwark Energy Savers service

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Help for non-UK nationals who are not entitled to benefits

Find out how to apply for support if you don't have access to public funds due to your visa or immigration status.

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Help for people with disabilities

If you or someone in your household has a disability, is housebound or is vulnerable, you can ask our Local Support Team for help with your benefits

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Help for people who are homeless

We provide advice about homelessness, including advice on what money help is available for you if you are homeless. You can also contact us for advice about homelessness.

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Support for refugees and asylum seekers including people from Ukraine


We also provide information for people arriving in the UK as refugees and asylum seekers, including specific advice for people arriving from Ukraine..This information includes advice on money, housing and childcare.

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Page last updated: 02 December 2022

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