Money, Benefits & Debt

Date: 22.11.17

If you are experiencing financial difficulties,  or you are not sure what benefits you may be entitled to you can use the online benefit advisor to determine your eligibility. If you are having problems with a benefit claim there are many organisations who offer free, expert advice:


Benefit Buddies & Money Buddies

Benefit Buddies provide benefits and debt advice as well as practical support such as form filling, attending Jobseekers interviews, attending tribunals, putting together budgets and applying for grants.

Burley Lodge Centre

Burley Lodge is a local charity offering advice on welfare rights, debt advice, fuel poverty and general support to parents of young children.

Citizens Advice Bureau Leeds

The Citizens Advice Bureau provide free, confidential and impartial advice on big issues affecting people’s lives.

Leeds City Council Welfare Rights Unit

Leeds City Council Welfare Rights Unit can give you free, confidential, impartial advice and support on a whole range of welfare benefits, help you to complete claim forms
and offer guidance and support when making appeals.

Stepchange Debt Charity

The UK’s leading debt charity to get expert debt advice and fee-free debt management to help you tackle your debts.

Money Advice Service

Free and impartial money advice, to help keep track of your finances and plan ahead.

St Vincents Debt Advice

Based in East Leeds, St Vincents Debt Advice is dedicated to changing lives through advice, support and education.

Food Banks in the constituency

Leeds Noth West Food Bank

Otley Food Bank

Student Advice

The student Advice centres at Leeds University, Leeds Beckets University and Leeds Trinity all offer experienced generalist advice regarding Housing, Money, academic procedures, student finance and Health and wellbeing.

Leeds University Union Student Advice Centre

Leeds Beckett Union Advice Centre

Leeds Trinity Advice Service

Mental Health Emergencies

Leeds Mind

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