Debt and Money Advice
The government website Gov.UK provides useful information on where to get free help and advice.
Further information provided in this section of the website is available by selecting one of the web pages listed to the left of this page.
Peabody (formerly called Family Mosaic) provide a free service for vulnerable people who need support with housing related issues such as paying rent or claiming benefit.
Drop in sessions are held in the Council's reception on the following days: Please note - Due to the Coronavirus pandemic the Council reception is currently closed.
Monday 2 - 4.30pm
Wednesday 2 - 4:30pm
Friday 10am - 2pm
For information on other drop in sessions in the area please contact Peabody on 0800 022 4040 (free from landlines) or 020 7021 4444
Making Every Penny Count
Citizens Advice Brentwood has developed a digital tool, ‘Making Every Penny Count’ to improve the financial wellbeing of our local residents.
This digital brochure is packed full of helpful ways to maximise household income, save money and prevent financial problems, designed specifically to help anyone living in the south of Essex:
The first vital step in taking control of your finances is to create your own personal budget plan. Our user friendly budget planner is free to use and should only take minutes to complete if you have all your financial information to hand.