Dundee Sources of Support
Sources of Support is a ‘social prescribing’ service which is available in every GP Practice in Dundee.
The CONNECT team are part of Council Advice Services (CAS) and give assistance to anyone requiring help with income maximisation, Benefit form filling, benefit problems and budgeting
Brooksbank Debt & Benefit Advice Service
Coping with debts, benefit or money problems can be extremely difficult, but it is important to seek advice as soon as you can. Our accredited team of money advisers provide free and impartial advice to those living in Dundee.
01382 432450 or 01382 432452
The Welfare Rights Team can help Dundee residents sort out a wide range of benefit and tax credit problems. We can identify what benefits you may be entitled to, assess the merits of your case if you want to challenge a decision, and represent you at tribunal if you have a case.
01382 431188 (option 2)
Employment Support Service
The Employment Support Service helps people with disabilities, health problems and other significant barriers to find and sustain employment.We believe that there is no 'one best way' to help a person to find employment because a person's skills, abilities, motivation and domestic circumstances are unique to them. We have a range of facilities to tailor the service to meet the individual service user's needs
Where a patient has no access to the internet, Universal Credit applications can still be made over the phone. Help to find employment REMPLOY - 0300 4568085 Remploy are currently providing the following service: · Tailored work-focused mental health support for nine months · Suitable coping strategies · A support plan to keep people in, or return to work · Ideas for workplace adjustments to help fulfil their role · Practical advice to support those with Mental Health problems.
0800 3285644 or textphone 0800 3281344
Money Advice Scotland
We believe everyone in debt deserves to be treated fairly. Debt can happen to anyone and we understand how it can affect someone’s life which is why we are always working towards securing fairer practices for people in debt. Taking the first step towards getting debt help can be daunting and it can be difficult to know where to go for advice, but through our webchat service, our advisers can help answer any initial questions and direct you to free, regulated and impartial debt advice.
0141 572 0237
Mental Health & Money Advice
Clear, practical advice and support for people experiencing issues with mental health and money.
Scotland’s Financial Health Service
Working together with various stakeholders from the financial advice and support sector, the Scottish Government has developed this website to provide a one stop shop for those who have money problems or are seeking general help with their financial worries. We are an impartial website and do not provide advice directly but our aim is to signpost those in need to the most appropriate area of support, ranging from debt solutions, borrowing, managing your money or general welfare concerns.
Citizens Advice Scotland
Personal, one-to-one advice and information on employment, housing, debt, benefits and consumer issues like energy bills
0800 028 1456
Friends against Scams
Friends Against Scams is a National Trading Standards Scams Team initiative, which aims to protect and prevent people from becoming victims of scams by empowering people to take a stand against scams.Scams cost the UK economy £5-£10 Billion a year 53% of people over 65 have been targeted by scams Only 5% of scams are reported Our statistics indicate that the average scam victim has lost over £3000.
0808 223 1133