Useful links

What we use

Advice on a large number of subjects is available at the Citizens Advice website:

General & Legal

For information on a wide range of subjects

Community Legal Service: (CLS) helpline: 08453 454 345


Probate and inheritance tax helpline: 0300 123 1072

Employment Rights

Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) for employment advice on your statutory rights.

Helpline: 0300 123 1100 Monday to Friday, 8.00 am to 6.00 pm

Problems with goods and services?

Citizens Advice consumer helpline: 03454 04 05 06

Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm


You can get a list of local GPs from your local HealthWatch or from NHS Choices.

NHS Choices also provides a comprehensive health information service with thousands of articles, videos and tools, helping you make choices about your health and lifestyle, as well as making the most of NHS and social care services in England.

Its service search helps you find, choose and compare health, support and social care services in England.

Patient Advice and Liaison Service – for help making complaints

Age UK – Finding and Using Health services

Counselling Directory : A confidential website service to connect individuals with qualified counsellors in the UK. All counsellors have provided proof of membership with a professional body when registering.

Debt Advice

See our Debt & Money page

or phone National Debtline: 0808 808 4000


See our Benefits page or

The Benefit enquiry line offers confidential advice and information

Phone 0800 055 6688 (free of charge) Textphone 0800 023 4888 (free of charge)


Shelter – specialist housing helpline available

Family & Relationships

Relate - the UK's largest provider of relationship support, helping people of all ages, backgrounds and sexual orientations to strengthen their relationships.