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Benefits and money


Cost of living support

Find out about the Cost of Living Payments, the £400 reduction to your energy bill from the government, and find local money and debt advice and support services.

Cost of living support

South Tyneside Council provides:

For all other benefits

The government provides other benefits, such as Universal Credit, Tax Credits, Job Seeker's Allowance and low income benefits, disabilities benefits and benefits for families. See GOV.UK: Benefits

Benefits, money and debt advice

Money and debt advice

Free money and debt advice.

Money and debt advice

Debt and benefits FAQs

Find out what benefits you might be entitled to and where to get support.

Debt and benefits FAQs

Welfare Support Service

The first point of contact for money advice in South Tyneside.

Welfare Support Service

Help to Save scheme

A Government saving scheme to support working people on tax credits and Universal Credit build their savings.

Help to Save scheme

Crisis support

Crisis support

If you have a financial crisis, you may be able to get short-term financial help.

Crisis support

Food banks

Food banks supply food parcels for individuals and families in crisis.

Food banks

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  • Benefits
  • Hawthorne
    Rolling Mill Road
    Viking Industrial Park
    Jarrow
    Tyne and Wear
    United Kingdom
    NE32 3DP

  • 0191 424 4333

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