Links you may find useful to find out more about your specific issue

Useful Links

Debt & Finance

CAB Adviceguide – debt & money

www.citizensadvice.org.uk/debt-and-money

Business Debt Line – for small businesses

www.businessdebtline.org

Money Advice Service

www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

PayPlan

www.payplan.com

StepChange Debt Charity

www.stepchange.org

The Pension Service

www.gov.uk/contact-pension-service

The Insolvency Service

www.bis.gov.uk/insolvency

National Debtline

www.nationaldebtline.org

TaxAid

www.taxaid.org.uk

The Pensions Advisory Service

www.pensionsadvisoryservice.org.uk

Discrimination

CAB Adviceguide – discrimination

www.adviceguide.org.uk/england/discrimination_e.htm

ACAS 

www.acas.org.uk

Equality Advisory & Support Service

www.equalityadvisoryservice.com 

Shelter – discrimination in housing 

http://england.shelter.org.uk

Stop Hate UK

www.stophateuk.org

Disability Law Service

www.dls.org.uk

Rights & Fairness Telford

http://raf-t.org.uk/

Stonewall – the lesbian, gay & bisexual charity 

www.stonewall.org.uk

Education & Young People

CAB Adviceguide – education

www.adviceguide.org.uk/england/education_e.htm

ACE Education Advice & ACE Education Training

www.ace-ed.org.uk

Bullying UK

www.bullying.co.uk

The Council for Disabled Children

www.ncb.org.uk/

Family Lives (England and Wales)

www.familylives.org.uk 0808 800 2222

National Association of Gifted Children (NAGC)

www.nagcbritain.org.uk

National Union of Students (NUS)

www.nus.org.uk

The Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU)

www.acu.ac.uk

Childline

www.childline.org.uk 0800 1111 (24hr free advice)

Department for Education

www.education.gov.uk

The Home Education Advisory service

www.heas.org.uk

National Parent Partnership Network

www.parentpartnership.org.uk

Service Children Education UK (SCE)

01962 880880

Health, Care & Disability

CAB Adviceguide – Healthcare

www.adviceguide.org.uk/england/healthcare_e.htm

A4U – information, advice & advocacy

www.a4u.org.uk

Carer’s Contact Centre Telford 

www.carerscontact.org.uk 

Cruse Bereavement Care Shropshire

www.cruse.org.uk/Shropshire-area

Impact – action on addictions 

www.impactaas.co.uk

No Panic

www.nopanic.org.uk

Shropshire Disability Network 

http://shropshire-disability.net/

Telford Mind

www.telford-mind.co.uk

Age UK Shropshire Telford & Wrekin 

www.ageuk.org.uk/shropshireandtelford 

Carers UK

www.carersuk.org

The Drug & Alcohol Recovery Service 

http://telford.mylifeportal.co.uk/drugs_and_alcohol.aspx

Listen Not Label – disabled peoples user-led organisation

www.listen-not-label.org

PALS – PRH & RSH Patient & Liaison Service 

www.sath.nhs.uk/patients-and-visitors/pals

STACS Shropshire – asperger Carers

Stacs-Shropshire

VISS – sign language interpreting service

http://viss.0fees.net/ 

Housing

CAB Adviceguide – housing

www.adviceguide.org.uk/england/housing_e.htm

Choose Your Home – housing association lettings scheme

www.chooseyourhome.org.uk

Bromford Housing Group – housing association

www.bromford.co.uk/customer

KIP – housing support for 26-60yr olds

www.salvationarmy.org.uk/wmd/Kip_Project

Sanctuary Housing Association

www.sanctuary-housing.co.uk

Shelter – homelessness & housing charity

www.shelter.org.uk

TCAT Student Services Homeless Service

www.tcat.ac.uk 01952 642 361

Thrive – floating support service

01952 582617

YMCA – youth charity

www.ymca.org.uk

Bournville Village Trust – housing association

www.bvt.org.uk

Gov.UK – Housing & Local Services

www.gov.uk/browse/housing

Maninplace – homeless support

http://maninplace.org.uk/ 

Severnside – housing association

www.severnsidehousing.co.uk

STAY – housing support for 16-32yr olds

www.staytelford.co.uk

Telford & Wrekin Council

www.telford.gov.uk

Wrekin Housing Trust – housing association

www.wrekinhousingtrust.org.uk

Immigration

Equality & Human Rights Commission

www.equalityhumanrights.com

Immigration Law Practitioners’ Association (ILPA)

www.ilpa.org.uk

Home Office UK Border Agency

https://contact-ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/

Refugee Council England

www.refugeecouncil.org.uk

Law & Rights

CAB Adviceguide – law & rights

www.adviceguide.org.uk/england/law_e.htm

Crimestoppers

https://crimestoppers-uk.org/

Gov.uk – legal aid

www.gov.uk/legal-aid

Gov.uk – will, probate & inheritance

www.gov.uk/wills-probate-inheritance

Independent Police Complaints Commission

www.ipcc.gov.uk

Gov.uk – crime, justice & the law

www.gov.uk/browse/justice

Gov.uk – inheritance tax 

www.gov.uk/browse/tax/inheritance-tax

Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals Service

www.justice.gov.uk/about/hmcts

The Law Society

www.lawsociety.org.uk

Relationships & Family

CAB Adviceguide – relationships

www.adviceguide.org.uk/england/relationships_e.htm

Broken Rainbow – for LGBT people experiencing domestic violence

www.brokenrainbow.org.uk

Mankind – for male victims of domestic abuse & violence

new.mankind.org.uk/

Refuge – for women & child victims of domestic abuse

refuge.org.uk

Women’s Aid – National charity working to end violence against women and children

www.womensaid.org.uk

Homestart – support & friendship for families

www.home-start.org.uk

Mens Advice Line – for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse

www.mensadviceline.org.uk/

Victim Support – help for victims of crime, witnesses, friends & family

www.victimsupport.org

Tax

CAB Adviceguide – tax

www.adviceguide.org.uk/england/tax_e.htm

HMRC – tax checker

www.hmrc.gov.uk/calcs/stc.htm

TaxAid

www.taxaid.org.uk

Gov.uk – inheritance tax

www.gov.uk/browse/tax/inheritance-tax

Tax Help for Older People (TOP)

www.taxvol.org.uk

Work

CAB Adviceguide – work

www.adviceguide.org.uk/england/work_e.htm

ACAS 

www.acas.org.uk

Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

www.hse.gov.uk

The Trades Union Congress (TUC)

www.tuc.org.uk

www.worksmart.org.uk

Gov.uk – holiday entitlement calculator 

www.gov.uk/calculate-your-holiday-entitlement

Public Concern at work

www.pcaw.co.uk

Other Links

Member of Parliament – Telford

Lucy Allan MP

www.lucyallan.com

Member of Parliament – Wrekin

Mark Pritchard MP

www.markpritchard.com

Click on the headings to pop open the section to find out what help is available.