Working age adults who may be at risk of experiencing financial hardship due to job loss/end of furlough/redundancy


This guidance is tailored towards those with concerns surrounding finances and employment with links to support available. You may also find it useful to view our Wellbeing support for all Gloucestershire citizens page and see the grants and financial support available.

For a list of National helplines click here.

Samaritans: you can call any time, day or night, all year. Email service also available. Face to face service is not available at present. Call 116 123 or email

Stop Loan Sharks team

Local support:

Citizens Advice– Your local Citizens Advice is here for you:

  • Cheltenham, Forest of Dean, Gloucester and Tewkesbury — Our central telephone number is 01452 527202. Our lines are open Monday to Thursday 9.30am to 4.00pm and Friday 9.30am to 3.30pm
  • Stroud & Cotswolds— Telephone 0808 800 0510 and 0808 800 0511 Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm (calls are free from landlines and most mobiles)

Community Wellbeing Service  — Community Wellbeing Service is accessible to everyone throughout Gloucestershire. It is delivered by five providers, tailored to the needs of a local area and based on extensive local knowledge.  The Community Wellbeing Hub Co-ordinator providers and contact details are:

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