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Money advice

The national Money Advice Service has been set up by government and provides free and impartial money advice. They offer:

    1. • Advice and guides to help improve your finances
    1. • Tools and calculators to help keep track and plan ahead
    • Support over the phone and online.

East Sussex welfare benefits helplines

Welfare benefits helpline

If you need help and advice with a benefits issue, contact the East Sussex welfare benefits helpline:

Lines are open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

03 calls cost no more than national rate calls to 01 or 02 numbers and count towards inclusive minutes on mobile and landline packages.


Local Citizens Advice services can also offer help with financial problems such as debt, benefits queries and assist with applications for grants.


  • Citizens Advice Eastbourne

    Online free advice from Citizens Advice to help you find a way forward, whatever the problem – Eastbourne branch.


  • Citizens Advice Hastings

    Online free advice from Citizens Advice to help you find a way forward, whatever the problem – Hastings branch.


  • Citizens Advice Lewes

    Online free advice from Citizens Advice to help you find a way forward, whatever the problem – Lewes branch.


  • Citizens Advice Rother

    Online free advice from Citizens Advice to help you find a way forward, whatever the problem – Rother branch.


  • Citizens Advice Wealden

    Online free advice from Citizens Advice to help you find a way forward, whatever the problem – Eastbourne Wealden.


  • Brighton Housing Trust

    BHT provides essential services across Brighton & Hove, Eastbourne and Hastings, as well as elsewhere in Sussex.


  • HARC

    Hastings Advice & Representation Centre provides free confidential advice, information and representation to over 10,000 people in a typical year.


  • Age UK

    From claiming benefits and advice on debts, to our pension calculator, money-saving tips and information on making a will and power of attorney, we’ve got it covered.


  • Money Advice Service

    Free and impartial money advice, set up by government
    Advice and guides to help improve your finances
    Tools and calculators to help keep track and plan ahead
    Support over the phone and online.

This website has been developed by the East Sussex Energy Partnership, funded by East Sussex County Council and is managed by Hastings Borough Council © 2020
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