Some useful tools
Jobcentre Plus is a quango used by the UK Department for Work and Pensions for its working-age support service in the United Kingdom, its services offered directly by the Department for Work and Pensions.
Address - los.direct.gov.uk - for local search
Telephone - Find your nearest branch - los.direct.gov.uk
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)
Support in Mind Scotland
Support in Mind Scotland seek to support and empower all those affected by mental illness, including family members, carers and supporters.
Address - Support in Mind Scotland National Office, 6 Newington Business Centre, Dalkeith Road Mews, EH16 5GA
Telephone - 0131 662 4359(Monday to Friday 9am till 5pm)
Universal Credit Helpline
Universal Credit is a payment to help with your living costs. It’s paid monthly - or twice a month for some people in Scotland. You may be able to get it if you’re on a low income or out of work. Whether you can claim Universal Credit depends on where you live and your circumstances.
Telephone - 0800 328 5644 Textphone: 0800 328 1344(Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm)
Money Advice Scotland
We are the national umbrella organisation which promotes the development of free, independent, impartial and confidential debt advice and financial inclusion.
Address - Money Advice Scotland, Suite 410, Pentagon Centre, 36 Washington Street, Glasgow, G3 8AZ
Telephone - 0141 572 0237
Citizens Advice Scotland
Citizens Advice Scotland is a registered charity which supports Scottish Citizens Advice Bureaux by providing expertise on things like management and fundraising, resources such as IT support, tools and training to support advice giving, and help with running campaigns.
Address - Citizens Advice Scotland, 1st Floor, Spectrum House 2 Powderhall Road Edinburgh EH7 4GB
Telephone - 0808 800 9060