Money and debt advice


  1. Overview
  2. Free support services in South Tyneside
  3. Make your money go further


Financial issues can have a big impact on our health and wellbeing. There are a number of organisations in South Tyneside who offer free money and debt advice to help households manage their finances.

Free support services in South Tyneside

National advice

  • MoneyHelper (previously Money Advice Service) - a free, independent service, with lots of useful information to help customers manage their money, including borrowing money, savings and pensions and getting financial advice
  • Turn 2 Us - a free service that helps people in financial need to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help - online, by phone and face to face through partner organisations

Make your money go further

Do you find yourself counting the pennies each month? Well, luckily, help is at hand.

There are lots of ways you can save money in which you might not have known about.

Cut your food bills and save money

For advice about cutting out waste and saving money on your food bill, visit the lovefoodhatewaste website.

The Energy Saving Trust

The Energy Saving Trust is a non-profit organisation that provides free impartial advice tailored to suit you.

Their advice can help you save money and fight climate change by reducing carbon dioxide emissions from your home.

You can call the network of advice centres that provide free, independent and local energy saving advice to householders on 0800 512 012 or visit the Energy Saving Trust website.

Smoking, alcohol and gambling

Do you need help to quit smoking, are you concerned by your alcohol intake or affected by gambling - if so help is available: