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Trading Standards are working with the England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) to steer residents away from borrowing from loan sharks. A loan shark is someone who lends money illegally without the correct authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

The benefits system provides practical help and financial support. You may be entitled to support if you have a disability, are ill, or if you care for someone. It also provides you with additional income if you are unemployed and looking for work, if your earnings...

Paying for care in your own homeIf you or your family feel that you need extra support to stay independent at home, you may be eligible for support from social care.You may be eligible for Personal Independence Payment (PIP), or Attendance Allowance (over 65 yrs). Follow...

Is there anywhere locally where I can obtain help and advice on money and legal matters?Carers Gloucestershire employs locality based carers advisers who can give free individual help. Contact them on Carersline: 0300 111 9000 or visit their website.Citizens Advice also offers free, impartial advice. Go...

A Disabled Facilities Grant is a local council grant to help towards the cost of adapting your home to enable you to continue to live there. A grant is paid when the council considers that changes are necessary to meet your needs, and that the work...

Following a social care assessment many people do not have to pay towards the cost of their social care support or service, but some may be asked to contribute.You will have a Financial and Benefits Assessment and will be told of any contribution before you incur...

Domiciliary care agencies, also known as home care, could provide both personal care and practical help to you if you need some extra support at home. It can be an alternative to residential care, enabling you to remain in your own home for a longer period...

Financial information and benefits specifically for carers can be found at Carers Direct and Directgov You can also call Carers Direct on 0808 802 0202 for free confidential advice.Find out about your financial entitlements as a carer and how you stand on helping someone with their...

If you are struggling to pay the cost of one-off care needs, equipment or adaptations to your home there may be a fund or grant to help you.The Royal British Legion can provide support to serving and ex-Service people and their dependants who may be suffering...

What are direct payments?A direct payment is money the county council can give you to buy services or equipment to meet your assessed needs. You spend the money on getting the support that meets your assessed needs, such as employing personal care assistants, buying in care...

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