Are financial worries affecting your wellbeing?
Are stress and anxiety impacting your ability to manage your finances?
We can help!
What We Do
Our free Financial and Wellbeing Support Service in Surrey Heath combines our expert benefits and money advice with specialist mental health support from Catalyst Support to help you at this difficult time.
Welcome to Citizens Advice Surrey Heath
At Citizens Advice Surrey Heath, we’re here to help. We believe that no one should have to face complicated or intimidating problems without good quality, independent advice. Our mission is to give people the knowledge and the confidence they need to find their way forward –
It was Amelia Earhart who said: “Flying might not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price.”
Sometimes that ‘price’ comes in the form of flight delays and cancellations. Recent figures show that last year flight delays doubled, and, in the first three months of this year,
With interest rates soaring, many mortgage holders coming to the end of a fixed rate deal will see a bigger slice of their take-home pay being ringfenced for their mortgage repayments.
If you’re a homeowner, not receiving benefits and struggling to pay your monthly mortgage, the priority is to contact your lender.
The current squeeze on household finances means that some people are exploring how renting out a room in their house could help ease the strain. From a tax perspective, it looks like a positive action. Under the Rent a Room scheme, homeowners could receive £7,500 in tax-free rent from a lodger.
If you’re struggling to pay for food and other daily essentials, you may be able to get help in a number of ways.
Household Support Fund
The Household Support Fund is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions and is designed to provide short-term financial support to vulnerable households living in Surrey Heath who are struggling to afford household essentials.
If you are struggling financially and would like help to manage your debts or to understand any benefits or financial support that you may be entitled to, we can help. Call us on 01276 417900 for an initial telephone appointment and, if necessary, we can arrange face to face appointments across Surrey Heath at the following venues:
If you have been a victim of fraud, don’t panic or feel ashamed – there are things you could do.
If you feel threatened, call the police immediately on 999. If you have paid money in the last 24 hours or the scammer is nearby you should use 101.