Working in social care can be as challenging as it is rewarding. You may find some of the following resources help with your wellbeing.

Childcare & Family
ChildcareChildcare costs
The Money Advice Service and Turn2Us offer fantastic guides as to what help and support is available to help you cover the costs of childcare.

Single parent families

Support for carers

The StepChange Charity provides free, confidential and expert debt advice and money guidance.

Housing & Bills
ChildcareEmergency Food

If you are struggling to afford to buy food, you may be eligible for support from a food bank.

The Trussell Trust has a huge network of food banks located throughout the UK. Find your local food bank to get an emergency food parcel.

You can also get in touch with the Independent Food Aid Network- who can give you the contact information for the nearest independent food bank near you.

Emergency Housing




Northern Ireland

Help with Bills
You may find yourself struggling to afford to pay for household bills. However, support is available for these instances, and organisations are ready and waiting to help.



Other bills

Rent Arrears Advice
Budgeting and Personal Finance
ChildcareBudgeting & Personal Finance

Our Sponsor - Florence provides a free “Budgeting and Personal Finance” course at their Florence Academy .

Care providers are under huge financial pressure due to the cost of living crisis. Increases in workers’ pay coupled with skyrocketing utility bills have pushed many providers almost to breaking point.

At the same time, care workers are struggling to keep themselves and their families afloat. Home care clients are being forced to choose whether to heat their homes or to feed themselves.

Our Sponsor - Access has a new guide features interviews with five industry experts (including our CEO Karolina Gerlich) who share the latest non-tech and tech solutions to the cost of living crisis.

This guide will show you:

  • How to better support your care workers through the cost of living crisis
  • How to better support your clients through the cost of living crisis
  • How to better navigate your business through the cost of living crisis

You can find and download this guide here