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Advice and Information

You can find general advice and information as well as useful links to other services under the topics below. 

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Support with your energy bills

Get help if you can't afford your gas and electric bills 

Green Doctor

Help to reduce your energy bills

This service offers free, impartial advice and support to help you save energy, reduce your bills, and live in a warmer, more comfortable home.


Universal Credit and other benefits

How to apply for Universal Credit and other benefits 

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RSPCA cost of living hub for pet care and health

If you're a pet owner who's struggling to cope with the cost of food or healthcare, then visit the RSPCA cost of living hub. We won't let animals pay the price of this crisis.

housing and homelessness

Housing and homelessness in Kirklees

Help if you are homeless or threatened with homelessness

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Opening a bank account

Where and how to open a bank account

Advice and support for mental health

Mental Health advice

Advice, support and information on looking after your mental health

Government trust fund tracker

Government Child Trust Fund tracker

The Child Trust Fund scheme meant that every child born between September 1, 2002, and January 2, 2011, received a £250 voucher, or £500 if they were from a low-income family. Find yours.

The Welcome Centre (Huddersfield) is registered in England and Wales under charity number 1151282. We are based at 15 Lord Street, Huddersfield HD1 1QB. We use cookies to improve your experience using this website.
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