There is a wide range of financial advice and support available in Rutland. We have organised this below into a number of themes to help you to find the right service for you.
Citizens Advice Rutland are able to offer a comprehensive money advice service covering all types of priority and non-priority debts, negotiated payment plans, court action, bailiffs, repossession and insolvency. They can also help you to learn to budget.
- Priority Debts include Rent, Council Tax, Water, Electricity and Gas and TV Licence. Non-Priority debts include credit cards, bank or family loans and HP agreements
We understand that people are worried about the impact of rising prices and its effect on household incomes.
Whatever your issue, a good starting point is the government’s MoneyHelper website that has lots of free information and resources to help you manage your money in uncertain times and how to keep up with essential bills and payments.
If you are worried about debt, speaking to a trained and experienced debt adviser about your situation could help you decide what to do.
- LEAP Local Energy Advice Programme
- Warm Home Discount
- Melton and District Furniture Project
- Oakham Food Bank - also in Uppingham
- Community fridges in Uppingham and Oakham
- Benefits you may be entitled to - check on Gov.UK
- Funding for carers
- Paying for childcare - a number of options are available
- Passport to leisure - discounted prices at Catmose Sports Centre for people who are unemployed, on a low income, fulltime students, over 60s and those with a physical, learning or sensory impairment.
- MY BIKE - free access to sustainable transport to help people on low incomes or facing additional challenges into education, training, employment and recreation.To find out more email: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01572 722 577.
- Mental Health and Money Advice - Clear, practical advice and support for people experiencing issues with mental health and money.