Restart scheme - The Restart scheme will give Universal Credit claimants who have been out of work for at least 9 months enhanced support to find jobs in their local area. Providing a wide range of support options, including skills training, job application and interview preparation, financial help, online tools and health and wellbeing support.
Help with prescriptions, dental charges sight related costs, travelling for treatment and more. How much help you get depends on your weekly income and necessary outgoings, plus any savings or investments you have at the time you apply.
Applications are done either online or via a form depending on your circumstances.
Newquay Foodbank provides emergency food, furniture, crisis grants, support and signposting to local people in crisis need. We are part of The Trussell Trust network of foodbanks, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK. They have foodbanks in St Columb Minor, St Columb Major and Newquay, and cover all of the surrounding rural villages.
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A charity helping local families in crisis. Offers food and advice and signposting to other organisations that can help with housing, debt, refuge, addiction, mental health etc.
CBS offers a range of services for those who need help managing their Money and Financial Hardship, Poverty Isolation Stress and Debt problems exacerbated by mental health as well as giving job related skills advice. CBS works with adults of all ages and helps those from all ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Debt and stress problems faced by single parents and low income families can be eased with our support and advice
Cornwall VSF have collated a raft of sources of hardship grants, for individuals and families who are struggling with debt, and money worries.
Citizens Advice is a charity providing free, independent and confidential advice on a wide range of subjects for everyone in the community. Advice on benefits, debt, consumer issues, work, housing, law and much more
Debt, Universal Credit, Housing, Law, Family Issues, Immigration. Gives people the knowledge and confidence to find a way forward.