In these uncertain times, GroceryAid has many ways to help. Here is some information about the free confidential debt advice and financial support they offer.
GroceryAid offer non-repayable one-off grants, designed to help those experiencing an unexpected emergency, a change in circumstances or a sudden gap in income.
COVID -19 Fund
The £1.5 million GroceryAid Covid-19 fund has been established to provide enhanced support for colleagues during this unprecedented period. The non-repayable grants are to help those suffering from a sudden change in their life which could include a bereavement, poor living conditions, fleeing from domestic violence or a sudden gap in income due to the impact of COVID-19.
GroceryAid partners with Stepchange, a debt charity, that can help you assess your financial situation and give advice and practical solutions to help you make a fresh start. Through their freephone Helpline, their CAB trained Telephone Information Specialists can carry out a full benefits check. They have also put together a useful ‘Find out More’ Guide about debt which covers the following:
Step 1: Get to know your debts
Step 2: Find your priority debts
Step 3: Build your budget
Step 4: Get help with your debts
Step 5: Boost your income
Step 6: Save more money
Step 7: Take control of your financial future
Kesha found herself in debt when she struggled to work whilst caring for her son who needed mental health support. Read how we helped Kesha clear her arrears and prevent all eviction proceedings.