Our Mental Health and Money Advice service, which supports anyone who is struggling with their money as well as their mental health, is offering a regularly-updated range of vital online advice, tips and information, during the COVID-19 emergency.

Visit the Scotland section of the Mental Health and Money Advice Service now to access the latest information and vital advice

Due to recent events with COVID-19, the numbers of people affected is expected to rise as many will find themselves needing to access the benefits systems when they have never had to before. Knowing where to start is the first step to taking control and planning.

Advice and information covers issues such as:

  • Reduced income
  • Looking after your mental health
  • Statutory Sick Pay for COVID-19 self-isolation
  • Zero-hour contracts
  • Self-employed
  • What happens if I lose my job to COVID-19?
  • What benefits can I claim if I lose my job because of COVID-19?
  • What if I am struggling to pay my rent and mortgage?