Money guidance

At Newydd we understand that you may experience problems paying your rent. You may also find you need support to budget for the most important costs in your life like rent, food and heating. We are able to help you if are struggling to pay for these things, there is a lot of information available in the sections below but you can also get free money guidance at any time, the quicker you get support from us the more we can help. We can make sure you are receiving the correct benefits, getting discounts on things like council tax and water bills etc.

Budgeting help
You can get free and confidential money advice by contacting our rent team. This is a free and confidential service that will be available by appointment at the Newydd Community Hub in Rhydyfelin, Rhondda Cynon Taff and The People Centre, Dunlin Court in Barry.
Universal Credit
Universal Credit is a new type of benefit designed to support people who are on a low income or out of work. It will replace six existing benefits and is currently being rolled out across the UK.
Personal Independent Payment
Between October 2013 and 2018, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is gradually replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) with Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for eligible disabled people.
Safe loans
If you need to borrow money try a Credit Union
Energy saving tips
UK wide, almost £3 billion could be saved every year in energy bills.
Be Like Bob
BOB is ready for the move to Universal Credit. Be like BOB and put all of the things you need in place to make sure you get what you need to pay your rent and your bills.