Help and advice
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Further help and advice
Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council is currently working with Basingstoke First Point to offer advice on welfare reform and money advice.
We are providing a free advice service on welfare reforms, information and basic debt and money advice to clients. Appointments are available Tuesday mornings with our partner agency, Basingstoke First Point. If you would like an appointment please contact Basingstoke First Point on 01256 423805.
Basingstoke First Point also offers a drop-in service between 10am to 2pm every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at The Orchard, White Hart Lane, Basingstoke, RG21 4AF.
For more information visit Basingstoke First Point's website.
Help with budgeting
Use the budgeting calculator to record your households income and expenditure to assist you with budgeting and managing your finances.
Universal benefit and better off in work calculator
Find out what benefits you may be entitled to and how much better off in work you would be by using the Universal Benefit calculator.
Where to go for more information
If you would like to find out more about how the welfare reforms will affect you or would like further help or advice on dealing with the impact of the welfare reforms, you can:
- contact us by sending us a message or by phoning 01256 844844.
- speak to Citizens Advice in Tadley or Basingstoke www.basingstokeandtadleycab.org.uk
- contact Shelter for confidential housing, welfare benefits and debt advice. Call the Freephone Housing Advice Helpline on 0808 800 4444 from 8am to 8pm on Monday to Friday and 8am to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday. Visit www.shelter.org.uk
- get more information about housing benefit at https://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits
If you have an enquiry about benefits, send a message to the Benefits Team