COVID-19 and your finances
If your finances have been impacted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s important not to let money worries build up.
We know that it has been a challenging time for many of our residents, and you may be feeling increasingly anxious about your financial situation.
You can now refer yourself now for extra support by filling in the form below. Once you have done that we will be in touch to help.
Alternatively, you can call us on 0300 303 1010, selecting option 3.
Where to go for more support
If you can't afford to pay your bills because of COVID-19
Visit the Citizens Advice Bureau website to find out what help you can get if you can’t afford to pay bills because of coronavirus.If you can't pay your bills because of coronavirus
Advice on managing your money
You can find more help and advice on managing your money on the Citizens Advice Bureau website.CAB advice on managing your money
Find out what benefits you are entitled to
You can also find out about what benefits you may be entitled to on the CAB website.Check what benefits you can get
To find out about Universal Credit and apply, visit the government website.Universal Credit
Getting financial support during COVID-19
You can find out more about getting financial support, and staying safe at work, on the Government website.Government advice on getting financial support during COVID-19
For more support
- To find a local food bank, visit https://www.trusselltrust.org/get-help/find-a-foodbank/
- Find coronavirus support from the Money Advice Service, or get free help by phone 0800 138 7777 or WhatsApp +44 7701 342744.
- The debt charity Stepchange can also offer some specific advice related to coronavirus.
Have you cancelled your Direct Debit during the COVID-19 pandemic?
If you have been considering setting it up again, but are worried about affordability, call our Direct Debit team on 0300 303 8048. They will be happy to discuss this with you