List of agencies who can provide funding support and guidance during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic


Child Poverty Action Group – provides guidance on potential sources of support that may be available when clients are without money because of benefit delays, sanctions or some other crisis.

Citizens Advice Bureau – provide free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems.

Coronavirus and claiming benefits – contains help relating to Universal Credit.

Coronavirus Food Fund – The Scottish Government has announced this fund which can be accessed via local authorities

Federation of Small Businesses – a UK organisation representing small and medium-sized businesses.

Job Retention Scheme – further information on the government scheme to provide business support to UK employers.

Martin Lewis: Money Saving Expert – guidance and support for those impacted by Covid-19

Scottish Welfare Fund – helps families and people in Scotland who are on low incomes through Crisis Grants and Community Care Grants.

Shelter Scotland – campaigns to end homelessness and bad housing and provides advice, information and advocacy for those in need.

Student Information Scotland - A guide to student finance in Scotland.

Support for those affected by Covid-19 – guidance document created by the UK government.

Universal Credit – a benefit payment that will help with your living costs.