Managing your money

money tips

We know that money worries can be one of the biggest contributors to stress. That is why we have a dedicated team of knowledgeable Tenancy Support Officers on hand to provide free, impartial and confidential money advice to all of our tenants.

Taking the time to manage your money better can really pay off. It can help you stay on top of your bills and save you money. The extra savings can be used to pay off any debts you might have, used towards your savings, or spent on your next car or holiday.

The Money Advice Service have a budget planner to help you work out your finances and money managing tips so you can take control of your finances.

Debt advice

If you are struggling with debt, it is important to know that you are not alone. We all need help from time to time.

If you are in debt, or just worried about money the important thing is to get in touch and talk to us. Our Tenancy Support team can provide a free welfare benefit health check and where appropriate can sign post you to free confidential debt advice.

There are a number of free impartial debt advice agencies that can help you. For further details please click on the links below:

Purple Pantry

The Purple Pantry is a food shopping membership scheme, which offers high quality food. Following the success of the trial and overwhelming feedback from customers, we have decided to keep the Purple Pantry open for the foreseeable future.

The Purple Pantry opening times are as follows:

  • Monday: 1pm - 4pm
  • Tuesday: 1pm – 4pm
  • Wednesday: 1pm – 4pm
  • Thursday: 1pm - 4pm
  • Friday: 1pm - 4pm  

More information on the Purple Pantry can be found here.

How we can help

Our Tenancy Support Officers can make a huge difference to your income and quality of life. From carrying out benefit checks, making sure you are claiming all the benefits you should be receiving, to providing any additional support that may be available, they can help you find ways to improve your situation and help you manage your finances. Whatever your circumstances, you are not on your own – our Tenancy Support team will be with you every step of the way.

Our Tenancy Support team can help with:  

  • Filling out forms and making telephone applications
  • Benefit appeals and Tribunal Hearings
  • Applying for grants and essential household items and more

Get in touch by contacting the Tenancy Support team.