Charities, organisations and other service providers along with their websites
Turn 2 Us provides a free, confidential service to help people access the money available to them through welfare benefits, entitlements, grants and other help.
Family Action runs the Educational Grants Service (EGS) to help people find charitable funding for post-16 education or training within the UK.
Money Advice Service offers free and impartial money advice, including some advice on sourcing grants.
Sources of information, support or training for advice workers
Advice UK – www.adviceuk.org.uk – support for organisations, funding information and training for staff
Advice Quality Standard (AQS) – www.recognisingexcellence.co.
CPAG – www.cpag.org.uk – online and hard copy resources and reference materials, training and campaigning
DRUK – www.disabilityrightsuk.org – resources and reference materials, campaigning
Disability Law Service – www.dls.org.uk – advice for clients and staff, and referrals for legal aid representation in some areas
FRU – www.thefru.org.uk – referrals for legal aid representation in some areas
RightsNet – www.rightsnet.org.uk – social welfare law discussion between advisers, current news and case law, training, online resources
Public Law Project – www.publiclawproject.org.uk – policy change and referrals for representation in specific areas of interest, assistance with judicial review
National Pro Bono Centre – www.nationalprobonocentre.org.
NHAS – www.nhas.org.uk – training, housing advice line for advice workers
Shelter – www.england.shelter.org.uk/
NRPF Network – www.nrpfnetwork.org.uk – resources and training for advice workers supporting people with no recourse to public funds
REAP – www.reap.org.uk – training and information for advisers and volunteers supporting and working with refugees
The Refugee Council – www.refugeecouncil.org.uk – refugee and asylum seeker advice, training and online information
Women and Girls Network – www.wgn.org.uk – advice, training and DV survivor gateway services
Social Welfare Training – www.socialwelfaretraining.co.