Money, Welfare and Benefits
Worried about paying the bills and feeding your family?
Find out what benefits you could be entitled to, what you can do about gas and electric bills, rent arrears, paying for school meals and travel, paying loans and credit card debt.
Talk to a service that will give you free, impartial and confidential support.
Get information and advice when you need it to help you make the right choices.
Useful advice and information
Safer sleep in winter
The Lullaby Trust has advice on how to keep your baby safe when the weather gets cold. The cost of living crisis means families are worried about keeping warm this winter. You may be concerned about trying to keep your home warm, keeping draughts out…
Strep A and Scarlet Fever - what you need to know
If you think your child is poorly and getting worse, trust your instincts & contact NHS 111 online or your GP practice. Contact NHS 111 or your GP if: your child is getting…
Help with childcare costs
If you are using Ofsted Registered Childcare you could be entitled to some help with your childcare costs. Tax-Free Childcare You can get up to £500 every 3 months (up to £2,000 a year) for each of your children to help with the…
Childminder Briefing Session
Thinking about becoming a registered Childminder? Childminding is a rewarding career, and provides opportunities for developing new skills and qualifications. Why not book on to the next Childminder Briefing Session Wednesday 19 April 2023,…
Cost of living tips
Are you struggling with the cost of living? Do you find making ends meet is getting harder to do each month? Find out more about cutting your energy bills, family meal planning, free activities and days out and how to make your money go further.