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With the cost of things like energy and food going up, we all need a bit of extra help right now to make sure our money is going as far as possible. Support is available for money-related concerns including benefits, help with getting back into work or access to affordable loans.

Quick links for help and support

Contact the RBH Money Matters Team:

Get help with benefits:

Get help with housing and energy bills:

Get help with food vouchers, energy costs and other financial needs through Rochdale Council Household Support Fund:

Get help to get back into work:

Get 30 hours free childcare, tax-free childcare and more through Childcare Choices:

Get help with getting affordable furniture, white goods and paint through Our Re-Use Services:

Get affordable access to loans through Credit Unions and debt advice with StepChange:

Benefits and financial support if you’re disabled or have a health condition:

Keeping safe

Loan shark is never the answer if you are struggling with money. They charge high rates of interest and while some may seem legitimate, their lending is illegal. Keep yourself safe from loan sharks: 

It’s important to keep yourself and others, especially if they are vulnerable, safe from fraud and be careful with what links you click and who you send money to. Find out how to keep yourself safe from fraud: Protect yourself from fraud and cyber crime | Action Fraud