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Financial Support for Children and Adults in Havering

With the cost of living rising and many finding themselves in fuel poverty, whether they work or not, Havering Safeguarding Partnership has developed details of local resources who can help with finances, debt, unemployment, food, and homelessness.

Havering Citizen’s Advice offer information in English and other languages on:

Havering Emergency Assistance Scheme

If you are on a low income or welfare benefits and have an emergency need, you may be eligible for a payment of up to £100. An emergency payment cannot be claimed if you have already received a payment in the previous month.

More details about the Havering Emergency Assistance Scheme Policy can be found here.

Havering Council money advice

Liberty Credit Union

Savings and loans support


tel:0330 054 2500

Help with benefits advice, filling in forms, finding work,

Havering Foodbanks

Collier Row

Harold Hill


Havering Harold Hill, Upminster, Romford  Christians against Poverty–help-with-money_3229

Debt advice, benefits support, job club


Homeless charity

Havering Islamic Cultural Centre

Soup kitchen, Saturday morning Food Bank (no voucher or referral needed), clothing,

Jewish Care (for Jewish people)

Helpline with advice around finances, benefits, meals on wheels, carers, disability

Clean Slate (Harold Hill)

advice on finances, benefits, finding work

Peabody Benefits Advice

Help with debt, blue badges, housing, Foodbank vouchers

01708 776770 Thursdays at the Havering Community Hub

Community Food Shop Harold Hill