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Benefits and money advice

We have a team of specially trained advisors to give confidential benefit and money advice. They are called the Financial Inclusion and Assessment Team (FIAT).

Benefits maximisation
We can help you get what's rightfully yours. We can give advice and information on all benefits and entitlements, help with the paperwork and arrange a home or office visit.

Money and debt advice
Get qualified, free advice about your money if you find you're struggling with debt. Whether it's large or small, speaking to someone can really help. We can contact people you owe money to and arrange manageable repayments.

Financial education
Group talks and workshops are available from our financial education officer. Groups might include organisations who deal with young people, people not in education or employment, schools, unemployed people or those experiencing a significant change in their lives. We'll talk about money in a way that's easy to understand.

Financial assessments
Contact us if you need a financial assessment for any social work service such as care at home, carecall, or residential/nursing care. We will check you're receiving all the benefits you're eligible for and help complete forms.

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Contact Dumfries and Galloway Council T: 030 33 33 3000

Council Offices
English Street

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