Financial Health Checks
The Financial Health Check is delivered by the Citizens Advice Network in Scotland and backed by the Scottish Government. It aims to motivate low income families to seek financial advice to maximise their income by ensuring that they are not paying more for essential goods and services than they need to and that they are getting all the benefits, grants and exemptions (council tax, energy) to which they are entitled. It also allows them to access support and impartial advice where they need to e.g. debt advice
- There are around half a million cases of Scots who are not claiming all the support they are entitled to.
- The Financial Health Check offers free, impartial advice and support for your own personal circumstances. You can find out more by phoning the free helpline number or
- If you’re a parent struggling to make ends meet, you’re not alone. It doesn’t matter if you’re in work or out of work, call the free phoneline on 0800 085 7145 to check you’re getting all the money you’re entitled to and not paying more than you need for basic services, like gas or electricity.
- The Financial Health Check is delivered by Citizens Advice network in Scotland, supported by the Scottish Government
Also you can call Caithness CAB, on 01847894243 or email firstname.lastname@example.org, to make an appointment with Maureen for a Financial Health Check.