Council Tax, utility bills, groceries and rent; these are just some of the financial commitments that many Veterans face for the first time when they leave the Services. Because bills have previously been deducted from pay at source, it can be a challenge to budget for them, yet failing to do so can bring long-lasting negative consequences.
In this section we provide direction to credit unions, which can offer a wide range of affordable financial services, and to debt advice and support organisations that can give advice to avoid and, if necessary, recover from debt.
Some useful websites include:
The law about debt is different depending on whether you live in England and Wales or Scotland. If you live in Scotland, make sure you are in our Scottish site so you get the right advice.
Welcome to Scotland’s Financial Health Service website (SFHS). This Scottish Government website is the place to come if you have financial concerns or are just seeking useful, free and impartial advice which you can trust.
A number of veterans are unaware of the various benefits and other support that they may be eligable for and as such the link below will offer advice and guidance.
You may be missing out on financial help that you are entitled to through welfare benefits. The entitledto calculator can help you check what you might be able to claim.
To refine your searches by local authorities choose from the form below and click search.
Drumchapel Law & Money Advice Centre
Tel: 0141 944 0507 / 0281 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Unit 28 , 42 Dalsetter Avenue, Drumchapel, Glasgow G15 8TE
DSL Business Finance
Tel: 0141 425 2930 Email: email@example.com
DSL Business Finance offers fast and flexible business loans to businesses based in Scotland.
Looking for more information or want to speak to us? It's easy to get in touch.
We're open 9am-5.30pm from Monday to Friday and ready to answer your enquiries.
Dumbarton Credit Union
Tel: 01389 768585 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
95 High Street , Dumbarton G82 1LF
Dundee City Council
Tel: 01382 432452 Fax: 01382 431191 Email: email@example.com
Market Mews , Market Street, Dundee DD1 3LA
Dunfermline and District Credit Union Limited
Tel: 01383 420 879 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Rosyth KY11 2PZ
East Ayrshire Citizens Advice Bureau (Kilmarnock)
Tel: 01563 544744
3 John Dickie Street , Kilmarnock KA1 1HW
East Ayrshire Credit Union
Tel: 01563 555858 Email: email@example.com
24 The Foregate , Kilmarnock KA1 1LU
East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau
Tel: 0141 7753227 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
11 Alexandra Street , Kirkintilloch, Glasgow G66 1HB
East Kilbride Credit Union
Tel: 01355 224 771 Email: email@example.com
6b Hunter Street , The Village, East Kilbride G74 4LZ
East Lothian Citizens Advice Bureau
Tel: 01620 824471 Fax: 01620 822390 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
46 Court Street , Haddington EH41 3NP
East Renfreshire Money Advice Team
Tel: 0141 577 8420 Email: email@example.com
Council Offices Finance Department , 211 Main Street, Barrhead, East Renfrewshire
East Renfrewshire Credit Union
Tel: 01418 811353 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
116 Main Street , Barrhead, Glasgow G78 1SG
Tel: 0141 445 8326 Email: email@example.com
1048 Govan Road , Glasgow G51 4XP
Falkirk and District Credit Union Ltd.
Tel: 01324 473695 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
4 Station Road , Grangmouth FK3 8DG
Tel: 01324 501406 Email: email@example.com
23 -25 High Street Social Work Services , Accomodation Resource Centre, Falkirk FK1 1ES
Falkirk Council (Grangemouth)
Tel: 01324 504308 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Oxgang Road Housing and Social Work Services , Dundas Resource Centre, Grangemouth GK3 9EF
Falkirk Council Debt Advice Services (Denny)
Tel: 01324 504160 Email: email@example.com
Carronbank Crescent , Carronbank House, Denny FK6 6AG
Fife Council Money Advice
Tel: 01592 583123 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kingdom Avenue , Kingdom House, Glenrothes, Fife KY7 5LY
First Alliance (Ayrshire)
Tel: 01294 557123
147 Main Street , Kilwinning KA13 6EQ
Forres Area Credit Union
Tel: 01309 676 735 Email: email@example.com
138 High Street , Forres IV36 1NP
GAIN: Glasgow's Advice and Information Network (Helpline)
Tel: 0808 801 1011 Fax: 0141 553 5534 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
GAIN can give advice on a wide range of financial issues including debt, money management, benefits advice, and housing issues as well as providing free legal advice. The advice we give is impartial, completely confidential and best of all, absolutely free. Please note, others may charge you for such advice, but not GAIN. What’s more, we’ll do nothing without your permission. We can help you to find the best solution for your current situation.
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