Information for your Situation
If you are facing financial difficulties, you might be able to get extra help based on your circumstances.
There are a lot of different types of financial support if you need help with money. But it can be hard to know where to start.
We have created simple overviews of the various benefits and grants that you might be able to claim, based on your situation.
Select one of the options below to find out what help you can get.
If more than one applies to you, choose the one that feels most relevant right now. You can always come back to this page.
Cost of living help
Struggling to pay bills and other everyday costs of living? Find out what help may be available to you.Cost of living help
Energy and Water Bills
Struggling with energy and water bills? You may be able to get help through benefits and grants.Energy and Water Bills
If your husband, wife, partner or child has recently died, you may be able to get financial help.Bereavement help
Bringing up a child
Find out what help you can get if you are expecting a child or are bringing up a child.Bringing up a child
Are you in debt? Browse our list of debt advice organisations, as well as information about maximising your income.Debt help
Disabled, ill or injured
If you are disabled, sick or have a health condition, are terminally ill, or have an injury, extra help might be available.Disabled, ill or injured
If you are a migrant or asylum seeker to the UK, read about financial help you might be able to get.Help for migrants
Pension and retirement
If you are over State Pension Age, or are nearing retirement, find out what help you can get, such as Pension Credit.Pension and retirement
If you are in higher or further education, find out what financial support you could get and where to get advice.Help when studying
Work & Unemployment
Information about help available if you are in work but on a low income, facing redundancy, or looking for work.Work & Unemployment