Advice services

Everyone needs advice to allow them to make the right informed decision. In some cases, you might need more detailed advice to help resolve your problems.  These could range from dealing with debt, accessing benefits, employment, legal or housing issues

If you are on a low income, have no savings and need support with the cost of food or fuel costs then the Argyll and Bute Flexible Food Fund may be able to support you

Cost of living logoIn Argyll and Bute, impartial, confidential advice is available from a variety of national or local sources:

Money advice and help >
If you are worrying about money, this step-by-step guide can help you to find the support you need.

Help with paying your rent >
If you are having difficulty paying your rent, you can apply for help through Discretionary Housing Payments

Worried about rising energy costs?

Heat your home -
managing rising costs

For advice and support with welfare benefits

rights service

Struggling with debt or money problems?

Debt and
Debt Counselling

Support for people affected by cancer

MacMillan Welfare Rights Service

If you are homeless or about to become homeless


Advice about money, family, daily life or your rights

Citizens Advice Bureau

Create your own personal budget plan here


Free and confidential advice on debt problems


Check if you are entitled to benefits


Looking for a low cost affordable loan?

Affordable credit advice

Are you experiencing severe financial hardship?

Scottish Welfare Fund

Find out about and apply for benefits

Benefits and