North East Lincolnshire Council

Managing your money

Worried about your money?

  • You can get help and advice from your Jobcentre Plus work coach
  • Search the Universal Credit directory
  • Complete a Personal Budget Form – An adviser will contact you within 3 working days.
    • If you need budgeting support as part of your Universal Credit claim
    • Worried about the changes to monthly payments

Centre4 – free advice service for all in the North East Lincolnshire area

Childcare funding – reduce the cost of childcare bills. Your local Family Hub can offer you free impartial advice and support

Citizens Advice – free, confidential and impartial advice on issues including Debt, Benefit and Housing

Credit Union – offers a range of financial products

Discretionary Housing Payment – Additional help with your rent or council tax payments

Financial Services Register– check if someone is authorised to lend money

Gov.uk – get an advance first Universal Credit payment

Housing advice and assistance – the Home Options Team gives free, confidential and impartial housing advice and assistance to residents who have housing needs

Illegal Money Lending Team – safely report a loan shark

Learn My Way– managing your money online

Money Advice Trust – helps people across the UK to tackle their debts and manage their money with confidence

Money saving expert– a free site that can help save you money

My Money Steps – free, confidental online debt advice service from National Debtline

National debtline – free online debt advice

Shelter – for help with housing and homelessness

Step Change – free debt advice

The Money Advice Service– free and impartial money advice including a Money Manager feature designed for people on Universal Credit

The Money Charity – empower people across the UK to build the skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours, to make the most of their money throughout their lives

Turn2Us – national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services

Universal Credit Directory – visit the directory to search for local information, including food banks