If you struggling with bills:


If you are falling behind with your rent:


Martin Lewis provides key answers to using and understanding furlough during lockdown. He also provides details for self employed individuals to access the new scheme.


Aberlour Urgent Assistance Fund can provide cash grants to help families with children cope with the impact of COVID-19.  Applications must come from a sponsor and that can be us.


The Scottish Welfare Fund helps people in Scotland on low income with Crisis Grants & Community Care Grants. Apply via your local council.

Turn2Us is an excellent resource to check what grant aid you may be eligible for. Some obscure charities with very specific requirements here but covering almost all bases.

Step Change are an organisation that gives impartial advice about your debts. There are more options to your debt problems than you may know and Step Change can really help clarify the options. Sympathetic, informative & positive outcomes.



This is from the World Health Organisation with important ideas to stop stigma against those with living Covid-19.

Domestic Violence -  Scottish Women's Aid are running their Domestic Abuse helpline 24/7.  The line is safe and confidential.

One Parent Families Scotland are just creating an emergency energy payment fund from the Scottish government. It will soon be online.

We'll try to support local (Edinburgh) organisations where possible​.

Affordable classes are being run online by Projekt 42.

For some good fitness tips and inspiration see Willow Brady's instagram  



The Glasgow Council for the Voluntary Sector has gathered a searchable list of 100s of voluntary organisations in Glasgow which have set up a CORVID-19 response.



EVOC has gathered a similar list for Edinburgh.

Shakti Women's Aid offer advice to ethnic minority women, children and young people suffering domestic abuse.

For those who have no recourse to public funds but are eligible to work in the UK, we have some discretionary funding within pRESPECT.