Turn2Us is a national charity who help people experiencing financial hardship. They provide information and advice about welfare, benefits, charitable grants and financial support services.
Their website has a benefits calculator, an A-Z guide to the benefits system, and a grants search tool. They also provide detailed support relevant to your financial situation, and articles on a wide range of topics, such as how to challenge a benefits decision.
For local advice and signposting you can use the find an adviser service.
If you need help using their website, benefits calculator or search tool they have a free, confidential and independent helpline. You can ring 0808 802 2000 between 9am-5.30pm Monday-Friday. Otherwise, they can be contacted via their online form.