Your finance

Services listed here can provide you with advice on any benefits or financial help you may be entitled to.

Rights and benefits

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)
Provides advice on time-off for antenatal care and on matters such as unfair dismissal.
Tel: 0300 123 1100 (8:00am – 8:00pm Monday to Friday, 9:00am – 1:00pm Saturday) 

Child Benefit Office
Offers advice and information about Child Benefits, One Parent Benefit and Guardian’s Allowance.
Tel: 0300 200 3100 (8:00am - 8:00pm Monday to Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm Saturday) 

Child Maintenance Options
A free and confidential service giving advice on child maintenance.
Tel: 0800 988 0988 (8am - 8pm Monday to Friday and 9am - 4pm Saturday excluding bank holidays)

Citizens Advice Bureaux (CABs)
Ask at your local library for your nearest CABor look in your phone book under ‘Counselling and Advice’ or ‘Citizens Advice Bureau’.

Department of Work and Pensions
For information and advice on all aspects of benefits, finances and employment.

Disability Benefits Helpline
Information and advice on the disability living allowance.
Email: DCPU.Customer-Services@dwp.gsi.gov.uk
Tel: 0345 712 3456 (8:00am - 6:00pm Monday to Friday) 

Equality and Human Rights Commission
Promoting equality regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment.
Email: scotland@equalityhumanrights.com
Tel: 0808 800 0082

Money Advice Service
Independent monetary advice.
Email: enquiries@moneyadviceservice.org.uk
Tel: 0300 500 5000 (8am – 8pm Monday to Friday, 9am – 1pm Saturday)

Tax Credits Office
For information on tax credits.
Tel: 0345 300 3900 (8:00am – 8:00pm Monday to Friday, 8:00am – 4:00pm Saturday)

Last Updated: 21 October 2014
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