Here is a list of other charities and organisations that might be useful if you're needing further help.
You can also view our external partners here.
- Self-help Advice on Benefits and much more
This website is provided by the Citizen's Advice Bureau and provides comprehensive, up-to-date information on all aspects of assistance from benefits to discrimination, housing to health.
A charity that helps people in financial need to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help. You can enter your postcode and it will bring up a list of possible grants you could apply for in your local area.
- Christians Against Poverty
A national debt counselling charity which offers hope and a solution to anyone in debt through its unique, in-depth service.
- Credit Union
An effective, friendly and helpful alternative to banks to help you manage your money - loans and savings accounts are two of the services offered.
- Community Money Advice
A national charity that enables community groups to establish local debt advice centres to reach anyone in need with unconditional, quality advice.
- Citizens Advice Bureau
Comprehensive advice on managing your money and ensuring you are receiving everything you are entitled to.
- Money Advice Service
Free and impartial money advice, set up by the government.
- Safe Families for Children
An innovative collaboration between faith groups, volunteers and childcare professionals to provide a chance for parents facing a temporary crisis for their child to stay with a trustworthy family while they address the issues that led to their situation.
- St. Vincent de Paul Society
An international Christian voluntary organisation dedicated to tackling poverty and disadvantage by providing practical assistance to those in need – irrespective of ideology, faith, ethnicity, age or gender. Befriending is one of the many services offered by SVP volunteers.
Food, Furniture, etc.
- Trussell Trust
The UK network of foodbanks giving emergency food to people in crisis.
- Furniture Re-use Network
Identifies places around the country where you can obtain second-hand furniture at no cost.
Freecycle is a grassroots and entirely nonprofit movement of people who are giving (and getting) different items, large and small, for free in their own towns. Membership is free and by joining the group in your town or city, you will get potential access to the things you need.
We encourage all our local advocates to explore their local Freecycle in case an item an applicant needs is already being advertised through Freecycle. If you see a request for an item you are willing to donate and you are in the same geographical area as the applicant, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the details of the item so that the local church/charity advocate can be put in touch with you.
Offers interview clothing, styling advice and interview training to women on low income. Only available in certain UK locations.
Giving away unwanted items for free and operating on the same principle as Freecycle.
- Church Urban Fund
If you are seeking funding for a project impacting those in poverty in England, the Church Urban Fund Mustard Seed grants could be just the place for you.
- Neighbourhood Prayer Network
An organisation with the aim of seeing every street in the UK covered in prayer. You can add your street to their map and join many others who believe in the power of prayer for your village, town or city.
- Alpha and related ministries
Alpha is a course available across the nation to anyone interested in discovering what Christianity is all about. Linked to Alpha are other key ministries such as Relationship Central and caring for ex-offenders, all designed to address the current needs of the nation.