Turn2us helps people in financial need gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help – online, by phone and face to face through its partner organisations.

The website has a benefits entitlement checker tool and a searchable database of charitable and educational grants.

Offers help to people facing hardship:

Armed Forces/Veteran

  • Bereaved
  • Expecting a child
  • Bringing up a child
  • Carer
  • Ill, Injured or disabled
  • In work - on a low income
  • Looking for work
  • Migrant
  • Older person
  • Prisoner
  • Studying (aged 16+)
  • Young person (aged 16-17) 

Their Find an Adviser tool allows you to search for local sources of information and advice on benefits, housing, jobs, legal issues and other practical help.

Currency of information: 
September 2015
Helpline: 0808 802 2000


Helpline: 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday.

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