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Help and guidance

See how we can help you – from jobs and training to money guidance and personal wellbeing.

StepChange: free debt helpline

StepChange provide a free, debt helpline – no matter how large or small your debts. They'll look at your financial situation, give you expert debt advice and recommend debt solutions to suit your situation. They can also help you set up and support your chosen repayment solution. Phone StepChange free on 0800 138 1111.

The StepChange website also has a range of advice, including a self-help option called Debt Remedy, which works out a personal debt action plan.

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Take a 60-second debt test

Step Change also has a 60-second debt test that helps you see if you could benefit from debt advice.

My parents helped me to access free debt advice from StepChange who put a repayment plan in place.


Grants for work and business

  • Re:Work - up to £150 for a new job. 
  • Re:Train - up to £1,000 for career-related training. 
  • Business Start Up - up to £1,000 for starting or growing a business. 
  • Business Re:Work - up to £250 for becoming self-employed.  

Find out more about grants

For the first time in years I feel safe, stable and excited about finally putting down roots.


Amy’s Place resident

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Digital skills checker

Try our simple, online game and see how you could improve your digital skills.

Test your knowledge on a range of digital skills, including using email, safe online shopping and searching for jobs online.

You’ll be able to see how you can develop your skills and even request training suited to you.

Digital skills game