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Useful Links to a range of Financial Support Services

Financial Support:

Citizens Advice -

National charity offering confidential advice

Help for households –

Site explaining what government help is available


Carers Financial Support - Benefits and financial support if you're caring for someone - GOV.UK (

Attendance Allowance - Attendance Allowance: Overview - GOV.UK (

This is a very lengthy form (you can request paper version rather than online) but it is money to support you when you need assistance in the house.  It is not means tested, this could help pay for a cleaner or additional support or just extra finances. 

Entitled To –

Calculator showing what benefits you could qualify for

Or Check benefits and financial support you can get - GOV.UK ( is the government portal for this check too

Cost of living support - GOV.UK (

Cost of Living Support

Which? –

Cost of living advice for consumers


Other help available: 


If you’re in financial hardship and you need essential household items like

  • Beds

  • White goods such as fridges, freezers and washing machines

  • Small appliances such as microwaves and toasters

  • Miscellaneous essential household items such as utensil packs

Go to the Now!charity website for more information covid-19-essential-household-item-sussex-relief-scheme-live

Benefits advice

If you want to find out whether you’re eligible for benefits the citizens advice page is a good place to start to find an answer

Citizens Advice East Sussex

Is a Consortium of 5 Citizens Advice members : Eastbourne, Hastings, Lewes District, Rother District and Wealden. They work together to provide services across the county. To find out more about an individual branch, click on the link below.

They provide free confidential and impartial advice and campaign on big issues affecting people's lives.

Their goal is to help everyone find a way forward, whatever problem they face. 

We are part of the Citizens Advice network across England and Wales.

Charity registration Number : 1112226

Company Registration Number : 05590977

Citizens Advice is a service for support, advice and financial advise. The Crowborough Food Bank and Uckfield Food Bank.

Tel   03444 111 444 


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