Free, confidential and independent advice is available from the following agencies.
Here2Help provides support for people of all ages and is available for both residents and organisations to access information, advice, tools, guidance and local support available to them or others in the local community based on their needs.
Onside advocacy offers help to people facing disadvantage to ensure they are treated fairly as equal citizens, with equal rights and have access to all the right services.
Help with energy charges
YES Energy Solutions is delivering Redditch Borough Council's Energy Advice Service – helping local residents save energy and money.
Help with jobs, education and development
Find full or part-time work using the GOV.UK "Find a job" service to search and apply for jobs. This service replaced universal jobmatch
If you want to improve your IT, maths or English, get into higher education or Improve your training and skills,Learningonline Redditch offers a free, impartial advice and guidance service to help people make informed choices for education and work.
The Sandycroft Centre has been supporting the Redditch community for over 25 years, working with other agencies to provide local services to meet the needs of a diverse community through a ‘One-stop-shop' approach.
Help with water charges
If your household income is low, you may be entitled to a BIG reduction. If eligible for the scheme, you could receive up to 90% off the average Severn Trent water bill.
Help for families
A leading national charity working with and supporting single parent families offering support around benefits, money management, debt and other issues commonly affect single parents.
The Starting Well Partnership supports parents, families, children and young people across Worcestershire.
Free childcare is available for some 2 year old children and all 3 and 4 year old children within Worcestershire.
Find out if your family is eligible for free school meals and how to apply.
Free school meals are not part of a Universal Credit payment
You need to make a separate application through Worcestershire County Council
Help with housing, money and debt
A part of the National Citizens Advice Charity working locally offering free, confidential advice and information about benefits, debt, housing and other issues.
Free and confidential Civil Legal Advice for citizens on low incomes to help with a range of problems including debt if you are at risk of losing your home, housing if you are at risk of being evicted or you are homeless.
The Money Advice Service is a free and impartial money advice service set up by the government offering a range of online and phone support to help you improve your finances.
MoneyHelper is here to make your money and pension choices clearer. Here to cut through the complexity, explain what you need to do and how you can do it. Here to put you in control with impartial guidance that’s backed by government and to recommend further, trusted support if you need it.
National Debtline is a debt advice charity run by the Money Advice Trust that provides a free confidential debt advice service from expert debt advisors to help you improve your financial situation and take control of your debts.
Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support, and legal services.
With 25 years experience Step Change's debt experts provide advice and support to help you achieve long term financial control.
Help for young people
Emergency accommodation, supported lodgings, support and learning for those aged between 16 and 35