Budget and Financial advice

Budget and Financial advice


The Scottish Government has recently launched a new support for those who were recently self employed and did not meet criteria to claim assistance from uk government scheme.

The scheme is different to first help announced for self employed who are expected to get payments in June. As administered by local government applications are made directly to Renfrewshire Council.

Find out more from the link below.




Are you struggling to budget and/or have financial worries. Alongside our Welfare Rights service to establish any entitlement to benefits we have a financial literacy worker who can assist with budgeting queries.

Amanda McLaughlin RAMH is available each Thursday and referrals can be made by your housing officer or welfarerights@bridgewaterha.org.uk.

If you are experiencing mental health issues, struggling due to Covid19 and lockdown guidelines and require assistance you can access help from the following sources.

First Crisis – 0141 848 9090 – Freephone: 0800 221 8929
Open: 9am-8pm Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm Sat-Sun
Text Samaritans free on 116123
Breathing Space – 0800 838 587

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