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christinej
christinej Community member Posts: 1 Listener
My husband has variant FTD dementia,I have claimed benefit to help us as part of his illness he burnt through all our money .but unfortunately the benefit advice I was given has left us without benefit And nearly £3000 in debt to pay back North Somerset and universal credit. I followed the advice of the people sent to see us and now I am in debt and could end up homeless Any help out there 
thanks 

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  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Community member Posts: 6,379 Disability Gamechanger
    edited December 2019
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    Hello @christinej        Pleased to meet you

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    Sorry to hear this.

    I am one of the team of community champions.  We guide, advise help members of our community.

    Please can I advise look at the following links may be useful to you.

    Shelter line  for housing advice

    Helpline 0808 800 4444

    My own Housing Association has properties all over the UK

    https://www.homegroup.org.uk

    Money advice and debt advice these links.

    Money Advice Centre
    https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

    Helpline 0800 138 7777

    Stepchange

    https://www.stepchange.org.

    Helpline 0800 138 1111

    Other support useful the following welfare assistance .

    https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk

    https://www.redcross.org.uk

    https://www.trusselltrust.org.

    Gives areas of local food banks.

    Please I would also speak to CAB your local office for further advice.

    Please if I can help with anything please get in touch.

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman




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  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Posts: 10,581 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community @christinej! I hope @thespiceman has offered you some helpful suggestions. If there is anything else we can do then please do let us know. :)
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