Benefits and debt advice

Our friendly and approachable advisors can provide advice and guidance on welfare benefits and signpost you for help with debt problems. This includes checking you are claiming all the benefits you are entitled to, help to fill out forms, advice on benefit changes, and how to budget your payments. If you are having difficulty meeting your payments and would like to discuss your rent and / or welfare benefits, contact us on 0300 555 0500 or email:


Foodbanks are a collection and distribution system of basic food items to support people at times of need. Care professionals identify people in need and issue vouchers which can be exchanged for emergency food.

Find out more about Chelmsford Foodbank or see if there’s a collection point in your area Foodbanks [pdf]