Help with managing your money and debts

Dealing with money issues can be confusing, but if you don’t understand how things like credit or mortgages work, you could end up losing out financially or getting yourself in debt.

If you’re struggling to manage your money, we can offer help and support in a number of areas such as budgeting, income maximisation and managing debt.

Latest announcements

Free and Low-Cost Meals for Children Summer Holidays 2024

Many companies are offering free or low costs meals this summer.

School Essentials Grant 2024

A School Essentials Grant is available to assist families on a low income to buy school uniform, sports kit, uniform for enrichment activities, school bags, stationery etc. Please note IT equipment is excluded from this grant. Grants of £125 per pupil or £200 per pupil for those starting year 7 will be available.​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Understanding Universal Credit Roadshows

Cardiff’s Money Advice team is hitting the road this summer to support residents to understand Universal Credit. As part of the managed migration of ‘legacy benefit’ claimants to Universal Credit, thousands of households in the city have already moved on to Universal Credit, while many more will be migrated over coming months to replace their current claim.