Financial Support


Welcome to the financial support pages where we have provided resources to help you access the information that you may need. We encourage you to explore the resources on this page.

Welfare & Benefit Advice

Glasgow Life works with a range of partners to offer free and confidential advice and support within libraries and community centres. Support is available on a wide range of issues like benefit claims including Universal Credit, as well as searching for work and legal or consumer advice.

Face-to-face Universal Credit support is currently available by appointment in selected libraries. This service is appointment based and can be booked by speaking to library staff or calling the freephone number 0808 169 9901.

You can get more information on the support available from the Council Tax and Housing Benefit team by visiting Glasgow City Council.

Govan Law Centre (GLC) is a free legal resource with its main office at the Orkney Street Enterprise Centre in Glasgow. GLC now offer legal and tenancy advice in selected libraries in the city.

Through the legal practice of Dailly & Co., Solicitors, GLC undertake expert advice, court and tribunal representation in Scotland. GLC is a member of Glasgow City Council's Glasgow Advice Partnership (GAP) which part funds its work across the South and East of Glasgow.​

Find out more by visiting Govan Law Centre.

Glasgow Life's Family Finance Team

Please review further resources below

Money Advice Scotland- Free Webinars

Carers Scotland

NHS Inform

Social Security Scotland

The Scottish Government- The Cost of Living

Home Energy Scotland

Energy Savings Trust Scotland

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