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Advice and support services

The following organisations provide free advice and financial support within Middlesbrough.

Service Organisation and contact details
Free debt and financial advice
General advice
Citizens Advice - 0844 499 4110
Benefits advice Middlesbrough Council Welfare Rights - 01642 729242
Housing benefit and Council Tax advice
Discretionary housing payments (to help people to meet rent costs)
Middlesbrough Council - 01642 726005
Free confidential advice on loan sharks Illegal Money Lending Team  - 0300 555 2222
Benefit advice and employment support

Jobcentre Plus
08000 556688 (Benefit Claims)
0845 6060234 (Employment Support)

Help with welfare benefit problems
Advice on mortgage and rent arrears, bailiffs and County Court action
Cleveland Housing Advice Centre, 16 Borough Road, Middlesbrough - 01642 254544
Energy efficiency advice Middlesbrough Environment City  - 01642 579820
Personal loans to individuals with low incomes Five Lamps Organisation - 01642 608316

Additional benefit advice is also available from a number of points within the community.