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Parent Advice

Below are some links that may be useful for you:

Benefits Calculators

The first link is to the gov.uk series of benefits calculators. It is an independent benefits calculator to find out:

  • what benefits you could get
  • how to claim
  • how your benefits will be affected if you start work
These are free to use, anonymous, and have replaced the Benefits Adviser service.


Department for Work Pensions

The second is a link to the Department for Work and Pensions. This will help you toapply for Universal Credit and pursue benefits related to Covid-19 if you are self-employed.


Citizens Advice Bristol

local, free, independent, confidential advice services.


North Somerset Citizens Advice Bristol

local, free, independent, confidential advice services.


Citizens Advice Web Chat

local, free, independent, confidential advice services.


Find A Foodbank

If you are struggling to eat, the Trussell Trust is a network offood banks. You can find your nearest food bank via this website


Bristol City Council

If you need help that is not outlined above, you could try your local council


South Gloucestershire Council

If you need help that is not outlined above, you could try your local council


North Somerset Council

If you need help that is not outlined above, you could try your local council