The death of a spouse or partner is a very difficult experience. This change in your life is sometimes even harder if you now have to live on a lower income.
It is important that you sit down with someone who can help you look at your finances. You may be eligible for benefits that you don’t know about or you might just need help to make sense of it all.
The local providers listed below can help you find a way to deal with the issues you now face. It’s important not to delay getting help, you might prefer to take a friend or family member to meet with an advisor but if you can’t – don’t worry, the advisors are friendly, helpful and supportive.