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Given the huge amount of job and financial uncertainty caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, it is natural that many people will be worried about money and access to essential necessities.
In this section, there is information for both individuals and families on the grants, hardship funds and debt support available.
Alongside this list, we recommend that you visit the website of your local council or contact them directly to see what local support is available.
Step Change is the UK's leading debt charity where you can get expert debt advice and fee-free debt management to help you tackle your debts
Visit their website if you are in a cash crisis situation and urgently need money for food or other essentials. This video also explains what to do if you’re worried about your financial situation.
Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.
Use their free and easy-to-use Benefits Calculator and Grants Search tools to check what benefits you might be able to claim and what grants you might be able to apply for.
Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.
If you’re raising a disabled or seriously ill child, they might be able to help.
The Resourcing Racial Justice fund is a coalition of people of colour innovators, change makers, activists, artists and social leaders dedicated to social change.
They have established a new UK wide-funding pool to support individuals and communities working towards racial justice.
Yapp Charitable Trust make grants for running costs and salaries to small registered charities in England and Wales to help sustain their existing work.
Citizens Advice Debt Management can be contacted through the Citizens Advice. You can take up a debt management plan by contacting them.
The Debt Advice Foundation is a charity that provides information and a helpline to help you understand the array of options that can be considered; such as a debt management plan, bankruptcy, IVA and debt consolidation.
Free and impartial money advice, set up by government:
- Advice and guides to help improve your finances
- Tools and calculators to help keep track and plan ahead
- Support over the phone and online
Go to the Coronavirus hub for the latest information and advice on the help available on: paying bills, managing debt, paying your mortgage / rent.
The Make A Difference Trust is fighting HIV and AIDS one stage at a time.
Their Crisis Fund is designed to provide support to those in the theatre industry who are experiencing unexpected financial distress as a direct result of Covid0-19.
Grants Online is the UK's most comprehensive and up to date UK grant funding information service.
A number of organisations have launched funding programmes to assist local organisations in responding to the challenges of the Coronavirus Pandemic.
The British Red Cross helps people in crisis, whoever and wherever they are.
They also help with urgent needs of refugees, asylum seekers and other vulnerable migrants. The help they can offer will depend on where you are.
Find out more here.