Free, confidential and independent advice and support is available from the following agencies
Help with jobs, education and development
Find full or part-time work using the GOV.UK "Find a job" service to search and apply for jobs. This service replaced universal job match
Help with water charges
If your household income is low, you may be entitled to a BIG reduction. If eligible for the scheme, you could receive up to 90% off the average Severn Trent water bill.
Help for families
The Starting Well Partnership supports parents, families, children and young people across Worcestershire.
Free childcare is available for some 2 year old children and all 3 and 4 year old children within Worcestershire.
A leading national charity working with and supporting single parent families offering support around benefits, money management, debt and other issues commonly affect single parents.
Help with housing, money and debt
A part of the National Citizens Advice Charity working locally offering free, confidential advice and information about benefits, debt, housing and other issues.
Free and confidential Civil Legal Advice for citizens on low incomes to help with a range of problems including debt if you are at risk of losing your home, housing if you are at risk of being evicted or you are homeless.
The Money Advice Service is a free and impartial money advice service set up by the government offering a range of online and phone support to help you improve your finances.
National Debtline is a debt advice charity run by the Money Advice Trust that provides a free confidential debt advice service from expert debt advisors to help you improve your financial situation and take control of your debts.
Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support, and legal services.
With 25 years experience Step Change's debt experts provide advice and support to help you achieve long term financial control.
Help for young people under 25
The Basement Project is a small local charity that helps young people under 25 with any issues or problems they are experiencing. They offer young people a safe, secure environment and some stability.