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  • What is a Funeral Support Payment?

    A Funeral Support Payment can help cover funeral costs for people who need to pay for a funeral and who live in Scotland and receive certain benefits. You don't have to pay back a Funeral Support Payment. It can be used for funerals for adults and children, including stillbor...

  • Don't feel safe at home

    If you are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse of any kind, help and support is available to you. This includes police response, online support, helplines, refuges and other services. You are not alone and there is never an excuse for domestic abuse. See the follo...

  • Debt

    To check what benefits you might be entitled to quickly and easily you can use the Turn2us Benefits Calculator Most charitable funds do not settle debts. The small number that do, in certain circumstances, will generally only consider priority debts - such as mortgages, r...

  • Food banks (foodbanks)

    Food banks (sometimes spelt foodbanks), largely run by volunteers, provide emergency boxes of food (usually a supply for a minimum of three days) and offer support for people in a crisis. The food is donated by members of the local community. Many also give personal hygiene i...

  • Turn2us Funds

    Turn2us supports people in financial need through the Turn2us Elizabeth Finn Fund, Turn2us Response Fund and Turn2us Edinburgh Trust. The Edinburgh Response Fund for Covid-19 is open for people living in the Edinburgh area. Please note that our Helpline cannot answer any ques...

  • Turn2us Elizabeth Finn Fund

    Providing direct grants for people who have a professional background and their dependants We have been giving direct grants and support for over a century to people living in financial difficulty who have a professional occupational background and meet our grant-giving crite...

  • LivingWithoutCampaign

      Living without household appliances is having a serious impact on people's lives - the #Living. Without campaign wants to change that.

  • Where to get help

    Find out where you can get assistance with the cost of white goods and other household items If you’re struggling with household appliances and furniture, you might be eligible for some financial support. Use our tools and information today to see what could be available.Use ...

  • About the campaign

    Find out the reasons why we are highlighting this important issue The #Living. Without campaign highlights the true scale and impact of appliance poverty in the UK. Our report sets out a series of solutions to help get a fridge, freezer, washing machine and cooker in every ho...

  • Travel Concessions older person

    What transport concessions could I get as an older person? The main national public transport concessions available to older people are:Free older person's bus pass means you can travel free on local buses in England.The Senior Railcard is an annual savings card. You buy it fo...