Last updated: 09 September 2022
There are multiple support services available to staff to help cope with the cost of living crisis. The services below can help guide and advise with regards to financial concerns.
Citizens Advice Bureau is an independent organisation that provides advice on legal, consumer, debt etc
www.citizensadvice.org.uk Tel: 0808 223 1133
Local Citizens Advice Bureaus:
Portsmouth Debt Advice Centre has a drop in service. Available Monday to Friday 09:30am-12:30pm. Appointments are also available. Their contact details are:
Ark Royal House, Winston Churchill Avenue, Portsmouth, PO1 2GF. Tel: 02392855855
Cosham Citizens Advice Bureau have a debt advice service available every Thursday. Their contact details are:
Northern Road, Cosham, PO6 3DN. Tel: 02392315411 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Care first - our Employee Assistance Programme offer financial advice via their phone information service and have an online budget calculator and a segment on home finances and budget planning to help with the cost of living crisis. They also cover finances on some of their online webinars.
www.carefirst-lifestyle.co.uk or telephone: 0800174319
Contact email@example.com for login details.
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Staff Support Hub provide access to a cost of living toolkit for staff to assist them with managing their finances. Their website also provides information on many other topics to assist staff with their wellbeing including options to self-refer for additional support. NHS Wellbeing - Idea Spotlight (hiowpeople.nhs.uk)