National charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.
Address - 200 Shepherds Bush Road, London W6 7NL
Telephone - 0808 802 2000Free Helpline: for those who find it challenging to go online
(09:00 – 17:30 Monday - Friday)
The Law Society
The Law Society of England and Wales is the professional association that represents and governs the lawyers' profession for the jurisdiction of England and Wales.
Telephone - 020 7320 5650
Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
Social Services for Belfast Region
Address - Trust Headquarters, Administration Floor, Belfast City Hospital, Lisburn Road, Belfast, BT9 7AB
Telephone - 028 9504 0100(Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm)
Western Health and Social Care Trust (WHSCT)
Social Services for Western Region
Address - MDEC Building, Altnagelvin Hospital, Glenshane Road, Londonderry, BT47 6SB
Telephone - 028 7134 5471(Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm )
Northern Health and Social Care Trust
Social Services for the Northern Region
Address - Trust Headquarters. Bretten Hall. Bush Road. Antrim. BT41 2RL
Telephone - 028 7963 1031(Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm )
South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust
Social Service for South Eastern Region
Address - Trust Headquarters, Ulster Hospital, Upper Newtownards Road, Dundonald, Belfast, BT16 1RH
Telephone - 028 9181 2661(Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm )
Southern Health and Social Care Trust
Social Services for Southern Region
Address - Trust Headquarters, College of Nursing, Craigavon Hospital, 68 Lurgan Road, Portadown, BT63 5QQ
Telephone - 028 3752 2341(Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm )
Financial Conduct Authority
Telephone - 0800 111 6768Free phone
(Monday - Friday 8 am - 6 pm, Saturday 9 am - 1 pm )
Advice Northern Ireland (NI)
Advice NI exists to provide leadership and services to our 62 member organisations and to ensure accessible advice services across Northern Ireland.
Address - 1 Rushfield Avenue, Belfast, BT7 3FP
Telephone - 0800 915 4604 / Text: ACTION to 81025Free phone for 0800 number
(Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm )
- What is social care?
- When can the Trust charge me for non-residential services?
- I am a carer; will the Trust charge me?
- What if I cannot afford the charges?
- How can I deal with problems about charges?
- What are direct payments?
- Can I get direct payments?
- How will the local Trust pay me?
- What can I spend direct payments on?
- What are important things to know about managing Direct Payments?
- When will my direct payments end?
- Next steps