Here are some other organisations that give advice or help people with their problems. Click on the blue headings to be taken to their websites.
Turn2us is a charity that helps people in financial need to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help. Their website features a free and easy to use Benefits Calculator, Grants Search and other information and resources.
Durham Money Advice Centre is a face to face service offering free confidential help for anyone struggling with debt or managing their money. They offer advice on debt management, budgeting and benefits. They will even help fill in forms.
Adviceguide is a website from Citizens Advice which brings you the help and information you need to solve your problems. Adviceguide gives you information about benefits, work, debt and money, consumer issues, relationships, housing, law and rights, discrimination, tax, healthcare and education.
County Durham Citizens Advice provides free, impartial, independent advice for people who live or work in County Durham. Their website gives information about how to contact them for advice near you.
Durham County Council provides a range of services for the people of County Durham including advice on Benefits, help for homeless people, carers, children and young people, older people, people with physical and learning disabilities, people with mental health problems and victims of domestic violence.
Age UK aims to help people to make the most of later life. They do this by inspiring, supporting and enabling in a number of ways. Services offered in County Durham include: Health Advice, Health Promotion, Housing Advice, Lunch Club, Other Information & Advice, Other learning opportunities, Other social activities, Publications, Social Club, Support for local groups/clubs, Therapeutic Services
Mind is there to make sure no one has to face mental health difficulties alone.
Mind infoline provide information on a range of topics including: types of mental health problem, where to get help, medication and alternative treatments, advocacy. They will look for details of help and support in your own area. Phone: 0300 123 3393 - 9am - 6pm, Monday – Friday.