Money, Bills, Benefits and Debt Advice covering the Nantwich and Rural area.
The Pathfinder East service from Cheshire Community Action provides information across Cheshire East covering a range of issues for those struggling to access support.
money matters including consumer advice and how to reduce your fuel bills. Advice on tax, benefits, pensions, debts, savings and checking how new government guidelines affect you and your loved one.
help with completing forms or any other paperwork you may be struggling with.
and full benefits checks can be completed over the phone or in person, and we can support you claim anything you are currently missing out on.
Live in Warrington/Cheshire?
Looking for a job?
Don’t know where to start.
New Leaf can offer tailored support to meet your needs and requirements . Contact us and we will increase your skills and confidence and get you closer to work.
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Everyone on New Leaf has access to a Money Advice Worker who will help you make the most of your income.
We can also support you with:
Claiming all the benefits you and your family are entitled to
Taking control and managing your money
Prioritising your bills and other payments
Staying out of debt
If you are struggling to make ends meet, sign up to New Leaf today.
We have comprehensive detail, personal stories you can relate to and useful tools and calculators to help you better understand and manage your financial and mental wellbeing.
Free Debt Counselling is available through CAP. CALL FREE ON 0800 328 0006.
‘Lifting people out of debt and poverty’
‘’It has changed my life’’ ‘’A chance to talk openly and believe things can change’’
In normal times the CAP Job Club also provides a Free ‘Weekly Drop In’ every Tuesday morning (9.30am-12.30pm), with a friendly welcome and relaxed atmosphere, where encouragement is found over a cup of tea or coffee.
Here you can get help with finding and applying for jobs (such as searching websites, or writing cover letters), help in managing money (such as support in preparing a budget sheet), help in updating your CV and someone to talk to in confidence.
The Job Club is staffed by volunteers recruited by St Mary’s Nantwich.
There will be an update on new dates when Covid-19 restrictions allow.
LISA GORDON has a wealth of knowledge in strategic and operational planning within Adult Health & Social Care. Experienced in delivering projects to vulnerable adults in Cheshire, she also gives extensive support to adults on a 1-2-1 basis. This includes providing confidential information and assistance for those in need of support to maintain their independence and to help make informed choices. With 10 years experience in supporting young people with Autism, she prides herself on helping individuals and families in difficult situations.
Financial support and advice, including:
Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
Disability related benefits
Lasting Power of Attorney
Dealing with the affairs of the deceased
Each year up to £3.5bn of Pension Credit and Housing Benefit goes unclaimed by older people. Let us help make it easier. Age UK Cheshire’s Information and Advice Telephone Service can offer help on a range of issues, including benefits like Pension Credit, Attendance Allowance, Carers Allowance and Personal Independence Payment. Age UK’s Benefits Calculator can help you find out what benefits you could be owed. It’s free to use and the details you provide are kept anonymous.
Arranging social care can be a challenge. From knowing where to start, to what type of care and support you need and who pays for it, there are lots of questions to ask. But you’re not alone — we’re here to help you through the process. We can help you with information on finding and arranging social care, paying for care, housing options, problems with care, and help for carers looking after a loved one.
You can also phone our Information and Advice Telephone Service to find out more about the wide range of services we offer here at Age UK Cheshire.
Our Information and Advice telephone service is open:
Monday to Friday 11am – 3pm.
Age UK Cheshire, 314 Chester Road, Hartford, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2AB