Help with money worries

Emergency help with money and paying bills

If you are in genuine hardship and quickly need help with food, gas and electricity in an emergency, contact Help Through Crisis.

Isle of Wight support with money worries

Other financial support

Support for veterans

Veterans and their dependents may be able to access an Everyday Needs Grant from the Royal British Legion


Any Islander who is aged 19 or over and does not have maths GCSE at grade c or above can take part in free training courses. Multiply is a new programme to help adults improve their maths skills with free courses. The training could lead you on the first steps towards gaining a maths qualification or help you use maths to manage your household budget. Get more info our website

Money Helper

Get free and impartial advice about money from the government backed website MoneyHelper

Cost of living support

Help to Save

Help to Save is the government savings scheme for low-income earners, which offers a 50% bonus payment worth up to £1,200 over four years. Savers can deposit between £1 and £50 a month into their account and will receive a government bonus– even if money has been withdrawn. Savers will earn a 50p bonus for every £1 saved. The bonus payments are paid in the second and fourth years.

Travel to the mainland for medical appointments

Get information about discounted travel to the mainland from the ferry companies. 


Red Funnel


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