COVID 19: Financial Assistance & Advice

If you are currently experiencing financial hardship as a result of COVID19, please check out the guidance below. Should you require urgent financial assistance, get in touch so that we can help you assess whether an application for financial assistance is the best route and discuss what other support might be available to you.

Urgent Financial Assistance

For further details on the types of financial assistance we can provide and the application process, click here

Financial Advice

Our partners at Manchester Citizens Advice have put together some useful guidance on the benefits & financial support you may be able to access during this challenging period.

If you’ve been affected by coronavirus, you might be able to claim benefits or get more money on your current benefits.

  • For guidance on Statutory Sick Pay (SSP), options for if you’re self-employed or can’t claim SSP, CLICK HERE 
  • For guidance on what to do if your employer has told you not to work/you have been ‘furloughed’, or if you were made redundant, CLICK HERE 
  • For guidance on your rights to sick pay if you get coronavirus, CLICK HERE

If you’re not a UK citizen, you might still be able to claim benefits – check the rules for the benefit you want to apply for HERE 

Managing your bills

There are things you can do if you’re struggling to pay for things like your rent, mortgage or energy bills because of coronavirus. For guidance on dealing with rent arrears, eviction processes, mortgage holidays and bill payments, CLICK HERE