Help and advice with finances

There's a wide range of agencies and groups across Derbyshire providing advice and help to people struggling to cope with financial difficulties.

For more information about managing your money or debts visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/debtandbenefits (opens in a new window)

For general help with savings and credit visit www.derbyshire.gov.uk/savingsandcredit (opens in a new window)

Find information about Derbyshire Discretionary Fund at http://www.derbyshire.gov.uk/discretionaryfund (opens in a new window)

Our welfare benefits information and advice team

Derbyshire County Council's welfare benefits information and advice team is on hand to offer a range of services, including free benefits checks, to residents with financial concerns.

Trained staff can advise people about welfare benefits and tax credits and put them in touch with a wide range of organisations which can help with issues like housing, tax and loans.

Our benefits helpline is open Monday to Friday from 11am to 4.30pm on 0845 120 2985 or 01629 531535 or email welfarebenefits@derbyshire.gov.uk
Advice about managing money and debts, budget planning, loans and credit is available on our website at www.derbyshire.gov.uk/welfarerights (opens in a new window)