Advice sessions

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Are you struggling with money? Need help with rent or council tax? Don't know where to turn? Why not come along to one of our BetterOff coffee and chat sessions. Drop into your local Gateway centre on the dates below.

We might not be able to solve all your money problems but this is a starting point for you to get the help you need. Support is available on a wide range of issues from benefits, debt, financial assistance, housing, health and wellbeing.

Whether you have questions about Universal Credit, where to turn in a financial emergency, how to make your money go further, stop smoking or get online, advice will be available from our BetterOff partners

January to June 2019 dates

No appointment necessary, just call in at a time that suits you between 9.30am and 2.30pm.

More dates are being scheduled so please keep an eye on this page and our social media channels.

Swinton Gateway on Mondays

  • 7 January
  • 11 February
  • 18 March
  • 27 May

Eccles Gateway on Tuesdays

  • 15 January
  • 19 February
  • 26 March
  • 30 April
  • 4 June

Walkden Gateway on Wednesdays

  • 23 January
  • 27 February
  • 3 April
  • 8 May
  • 12 June

Broughton Hub on Thursdays

  • 31 January
  • 7 March
  • 11 April
  • 16 May
  • 20 June

Pendleton Gateway on Fridays

  • 8 February
  • 15 March
  • 24 May
  • 28 June

Who can I speak to? Our BetterOff partners include:

  • Housing Benefit and Council Tax advice
  • Welfare Rights and Debt Advice
  • Housing Options
  • Health Improvement Service
  • HealthWatch
  • Salford Credit Union
  • Salix Homes
  • City West Housing Trust
  • Pendleton Together
  • Six Degrees Mental Health Charity
  • Henshaws Charity for the Blind
  • Citizen's Advice 
  • Motiv8

We aim to have someone from every organisation listed above attend each session. Although we are unable to guarantee this, a wide range of help and support will always be available. 

Benefits and council tax advice

For benefit and council tax enquiries you can drop in or make an appointment to see one of our advisors.

Appointments to see an advisor can be made by visiting any of our Gateway Centres or Broughton Hub:

Other advice at Gateways and Broughton Hub

You can get face to face help and advice on council and partner services including:

Or you can also get help from other independent organisations, see our independent advice page for further details.

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