Resources 2017-12-08T14:21:28+00:00

Resources

Hope Online

Online Budget Planner – this is confidential to you, and is FREE for all to use.

Click here to use our Budget Planner

Fact Sheets (click links to download)

Useful weblinks

  • Diability Support Project: https://www.dspuk.org.uk
    Disability Support Project are valued partners of Signs of Hope, sharing a desire for client-attentive support with face-to-face advice.
    We really appreciate DSP’s depth of expertise in welfare benefits, especially with appeals and tribunals.
  • New Starts: http://www.newstarts.org.uk for a great place to go for affordable furniture.
  • Gov.uk: https://www.gov.uk/options-for-paying-off-your-debts
    Outlines options of paying off debts.
  • Debt Camel: https://debtcamel.co.uk
    Useful insights into debt and comments on current trends
  • Turn2Us: https://www.turn2us.org.uk
    A national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.
    We recommend the resources within this site for some of our clients.

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Hope in your Community

Signs of Hope has a vision to have a presence in every district of Worcestershire.  This list shows our live services in each district.

Referral for Debt Advice

Redditch Borough Council has a referral arrangement with Signs of Hope to provide specialist financial support when the need has been identified by Council officers.

If you are a council or social housing tenant and have money worries, in the first instance, speak to your housing officer.  If you are a private tenant or own your own home, contact the Financial Independence Team at Redditch Borough Council either in person at the Town Hall, Walter Strand Square; by phone 01527 64252; or by email to fit.team@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk.

Drop In

Signs of Hope have a weekly Drop In at The Way Cafe, St Andrew’s Church, Church Hill.  All are welcome to come and chat 9.30 to 12.30 every Wednesday.  No appointment needed.

Introduction to Budgeting 

Signs of Hope delivered these courses throughout 2016/7.  We are currently seeking funding to launch a new programme of courses.  Please contact us if you would like to be kept informed with news of upcoming courses in your area.

We would be delighted to hear of new opportunities and partners that would welcome us.

Bromsgrove District Council and Bromsgrove and District Housing Trust (BDHT) have a referral arrangement with Signs of Hope to provide specialist financial support when the need has been identified by officers.

If you are a social housing tenant and have money worries, in the first instance, speak to your housing officer.  If you are a private tenant or own your own home, contact the Financial Independence Team at Bromsgrove District Council either in person at Parkside, Market Street; by phone 01527 881288; or by email to fit.team@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk.

We do not currently have a presence in the Wyre Forest district.  We are open to invitations and suggestions.

We are exploring options to establish a presence in Worcester.  We are open to invitations and suggestions.

Introduction to Budgeting 

Signs of Hope delivered these courses throughout 2016/7.  We are currently seeking funding to launch a new programme of courses.  Please contact us if you would like to be kept informed with news of upcoming courses in your area.

We do not currently have a presence in the Malvern Hills district.  We are open to invitations and suggestions.

We do not currently have a presence in the Wychavon district.  We are open to invitations and suggestions.

Talking Hope

Signs of Hope has a weekly Drop In at The Way Cafe, St Andrew’s Church, Church Hill.
All are welcome to come and chat 9.30 to 12.30 every Wednesday.

No appointment needed.  We respect every question, and everyone that whats to talk.

This Drop In is funded by Church Hill Big Local.


We would like to hear from any organisation that would like Signs of Hope to run a Drop In service in Worcestershire. Click to email us directly.

Bromsgrove District Council, Redditch Borough Council and Bromsgrove and District Housing Trust (BDHT) have a referral arrangement with Signs of Hope to provide specialist financial support. Specified council officers can refer tenants and families to Signs of Hope for debt and budgeting advice.

If you are a social housing tenant and have money worries, in the first instance, speak to your housing officer. They will assist where they can, and will refer you to the appropriate advice service where necessary.

This Specialist Financial support is funded by Bromsgrove and Redditch councils as well as BDHT.


We would like to hear from any organisation that would like Signs of Hope to provide specialist debt & budgeting advice support in locations across Worcestershire. Click to email us directly.

We are currently seeking funding to launch a new programme of budgeting courses.  Please contact us if you would like to be kept informed with news of upcoming courses in your area.