||Financial advice Independent advice on:
- money and debt
- tax credits and HMRC issues, and
- how to access additional support on managing your bills.
|Visit Advice NI website (link opens in new window)
Call 0800 915 4604
|Belfast Citywide Tribunal Service
||Financial and other advice The service provides free, confidential and independent advice on a range of issues including:
- consumer advice
- employment, and housing issues.
|Visit our advice providers page (link opens in new window)
Call 028 9039 1765
|Debt Advice NI
||They offer free, confidential and independent debt and money advice.
||Visit Debt Advice NI website (link opens in new window)
Call 0800 917 4607
||Financial support They offer a safe place for savings and access to loans at a reasonable rate of interest, starting from £50.
||Visit Credit Union website (link opens in new window)
Call 028 9061 4394
|Benefit Advice Line
||Make the call to the Benefit Advice Line to be sure you're getting all the money you are entitled to.
||Call 0800 232 1271
|Housing Rights Service
||They work to achieve positive change by promoting and protecting the rights of people in housing need.
||Visit Housing Rights Service website (link opens in new window)
Call 028 9024 5640
||Independent housing advice and information on homelessness, housing options and renting privately.
||Visit Housing Rights website (link opens in new window)
Call 028 9024 5640
Textphone 028 9026 7927
||Helpline directory Website with details of different helplines providing:
Some are telephone helplines, and some can help via email, text and live webchat.
- counselling, and
- befriending services.
|Visit Helplines NI website (link opens in new window)
||Make the Call service Advice service to make sure you get all the benefits, services and support you are entitled to.
||Visit nidirect for advice about benefits and services (link opens in new window)
Call 0800 232 1271
|Public Health Agency
||Mental health support directory A directory of organisations that offer services to help improve mental health and emotional wellbeing.
||Visit Public Health Agency website (link opens in new window) and search for mental health support directory.
|Christians Against Poverty
||Church support A range of free services through local churches to help people break free from debt.
||Visit Christians Against Poverty website (link opens in new window)
Call 0800 328 0006
|Department for Work and Pensions
||Money and Pensions Service (MaPS) Financial wellbeing support including money and pensions guidance and debt advice.
||Visit Money and Pensions Service website (link opens in new window)
Call 0115 965 9570
||Cost of living information and advice Information and advice on a range of issues including:
- income support, and
|Visit nidirect for advice (link opens in new window)
Call 0300 200 7814
|Belfast Metropolitan College (BMC)
||Benefit from a free Essential Skills course at the BMC.
They offer Essential Skills in Literacy, Numeracy and Information Technology from Entry Level 1. They also offer Key Skills in Working with Others, Improve Own Learning and Problem Solving.
Discounts are provided for many courses if you are receiving Job Seeker's Allowance.
|Visit Belfast Metropolitan College website (link opens in new window)
Call 028 9026 5265