For information on all state benefits, here is access to our online Turn2Us benefits checker and grants search tool.

Are you struggling to balance your budgets? As well as accessing grant support, you may wish to look at organisations that can help you with targeted advice. For instance, setting a realistic budget can help you avoid financial difficulties in the future.

Money Advice Service offers free and impartial advice  om money matters.

Step Change offers expert tailored advice and practical solutions to problem debt.

MIS Online Calculator

Do you currently earn enough to live on? You can find out here using the MIS online calculator

The Minimum Income Calculator shows how much income is needed to buy the things that members of the public think everyone in the UK should be able to afford. This includes meeting essential needs (food, clothes and shelter) but also what is needed to participate in society. The figures in the calculator are based on detailed ongoing research with the public, defining and describing a minimum standard that nobody should fall below. The calculator can be adjusted to reflect your individual circumstances.

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