You could qualify for benefits or statutory sick pay if :
- you lose your job
- you can’t work because of current government guidance
- your pay goes down because of COVID-19.
Find out more about what you can claim on the entitledto website.
If you are struggling to pay your energy and water bills during the pandemic, you can get advice and help from National Energy Action (NEA).
If you are receiving housing benefit or universal credits but are finding it difficult to pay your rent you may be able to apply for a discretionary housing payment.
You may also be entitled to help with your council tax payments, click here to find out more.
If you are worried about paying your mortgage, speak to your lender as soon as possible. The deadline for applying for a mortgage payment holiday during the pandemic has now ended but there might be other things you can do. For more information, see the Money Helper guide.