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Finances

Three Equal Lives characters (left to right); a feminine-presenting, dark skinned person standing with their hands together, a fair-skinned, feminine-presenting person seated in a silver manual wheelchair, looking upwards to the person with the headscarf, and smiling slightly, also facing the person with the headscarf, a masculine-presenting person with blonde hair, fair skin and a closed-mouth smile on their face, is standing using two elbow-crutches with forearm cuffs.

With the current Cost of Living crisis, our Financial Hardship Adviser can provide information and advice to people who find themselves at risk of, or in, financial crisis.

 

Support they can provide:
  • Maximising income

  • Hints and tips on reducing your outgoings

  • Consumer deals including energy saving tips

  • Budget planning

  • Debt advice

 

Ways they can help with boosting income:
  • Conducting welfare benefit checks, including assistance where needed to complete benefit applications

  • Exploring potential grants and conducting additional funding checks

  • Giving information and explaining options around topics such as bank accounts, balance transfers, credit scores and interest rates

  • Offering hints and tips on how to ‘shop smarter’

  • Assisting with completion of Disability Related Expenses

  • Support to understand letters and documents provided by other organisations

If you would like to receive this support, please contact us:

Telephone: 01508 491210, option 2

E-mail: advice@equallives.org.uk

Financial Hardship Advice Service flyer page 1, various shades of purple overlaying a white background with the same information in the above text.
Financial Hardship Advice Service flyer page 2, various shades of purple overlaying a white background with the same information in the above text.
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