Find money advice
Get advice on what benefits you're entitled to
Get advice and support if you're 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
Our Local Support team helps 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're entitled to and help you make a claim.
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
- check what benefits you're entitled to, to help manage your debts
- contact Southwark Advice Centres for advice on benefits, money and debt, and for advice on your legal rights and responsibilities
You can read the information in Spanish 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.
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
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.
Page last updated: 24 January 2023