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ACAS Helpline

Helpline for workplace advice

Telephone 0300 123 1100

Textphone 18001 0300 123 1100

www.acas.org.uk

ActionFraud

to report fraud including phone / doorstep scams

Telephone 0300 123 2040

Textphone 0300 123 2050

www.actionfraud.police.uk

Action on Elder Abuse

Support around all forms of abuse including financial

Telephone 0808 808 8141

www.elderabuse.org.uk

Advice Centres

Offer advice on housing, benefits, debt etc. Web information in many languages!

St Paul’s (includes East Bristol)

Telephone 0117 955 2981

www.stpaulsadvice.org.uk

South Bristol

0117 985 1122

www.southbristoladvice.org.uk

North Bristol

Telephone 0117 951 5751

www.northbristoladvice.org.uk

AGE UK Bristol

Information & advice for older people

Telephone 0117 922 5353

Footcare 0333 2203070; Computer learning; 0117 929 7537; Housing support services 0117 928 1546

www.ageuk.org.uk/bristol

Avon Fire & Rescue

Smoke detectors fitted

Telephone 0117 926 2061

www.avonfire.gov.uk

Bristol City Council

Council services including bus passes

Telephone 0117 922 2000; Deaf people 02089 646345

www.bristol.gov.uk

Bristol Credit Union

Community banking

Telephone 0117 924 7309

www.bristolcreditunion.org

Bristol Drugs (& Alcohol) Project

Telephone 0117 987 6000

www.bdp.org.uk

Bristol Grandparents Support Group

Telephone 0777 325 8270

www.bristolgrandparentssupportgroup.co.uk

Bristol Hate Crime + Discrimination Services

Support for victims of any type of hate crime including racist, faith-based, disablist, homophobic, transphobic, age-based or gender-based. To report incidents/seek advice.

Telephone 0117 9420060

www.bhcds.org.uk

Bristol Law Centre

0117 924 8662

www.bristollawcentre.org.uk

British Red Cross

Including loans of medical equipment

Telephone 0117 301 2600 / 0117 301 2619

www.redcross.org.uk

Care Direct (Adult)

Front door to Social Services in Bristol. Safeguarding – you can use to report any concerns

Telephone 0117 922 2700

Textphone 0117 903 6689

Carers Line

Lots of support groups and information for local carers of any age

Telephone 0117 965 2200 (Bristol & South Gloucester)

www.carerssupportcentre.org.uk

Citizens Advice Bristol

Website in lots of languages including BSL

Telephone 03444 111 444

www.bristolcab.org.uk 

Debt advice freephone 0800 1383422.  Benefits advice 0117 9462563

Crisis

For mental health crisis

Telephone 0300 5550334

www.mentalhealth.org

Cruse Bereavement Care Bristol

Telephone 0117 926 4045

www.cruse.org.uk

CSE (Bristol) Home Energy Team

energy saving advice

Telephone 0800 082 2234

www.cse.org.uk/advice

Hearing Information Service (Action on hearing)

Telephone 0800 488 0123

www.actiononhearingloss.org.uk

National Pensioners Convention (NPC)

Campaigning organisation for UK pensioners. Individual membership available

Telephone 020 78376622

www.npcuk.org

Neighbourhood Watch

Telephone 0116 229 3118

Pension Service

Report change of circumstances

Telephone 0345 606 0265

Textphone 0345 606 0285

Pensions Advisory Service

All about state pensions

Telephone 0800 011 3797

www.pensionsadvisoryservice.org.uk

Shelter Bristol

Housing advice line

Telephone 0344 515 1430

www.england.shelter.org.uk

Silverline

Free confidential helpline providing information, friendship & advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year

Telephone 0800 4 70 80 90

https://www.thesilverline.org.uk

TV Licensing

Advice on payment and more

Telephone 0300 790 6073

www.tvlicensing.co.uk

Talking Money

Previously Bristol Debt Advice – includes debt + energy advice

Telephone 0800 121 4511

www.talkingmoney.org.uk

Winter Fuel Payment Helpline

Telephone 0800 731 0160

www.gov.uk

WRAMAS

Welfare rights & money advice, run by the Council

Telephone 0117 352 1888

www.bristol.gov.uk/benefits-financial-help/welfare-rights-and-money-advice-service

WellAware

Health + wellbeing information for Bristol & surrounding areas. Weekdays (except Bank Holidays

Freephone 0808 808 5252