Financial Inclusion

Helps people of state pension age and over living in and around Bideford with 1:1 support from our Financial Inclusion Worker, (funded by donations and partly by Edward Gostling), or trained volunteer, who can offer:

  • Information on the types of benefits that are available (this could include Attendance Allowance, Pension Credit, Blue Badges, Council Tax reduction, Disability Living Allowance/PIP and housing benefit)
  • Support with completing application forms
  • Information on where to access debt management advice
  • Help with grant applications for equipment
To refer to the project, please call or Financial Inclusion Worker Denise on 01237 459337 (Thursdays and Fridays only) or email

Our funders:

  • Torridge District Council
  • Lottery Community Fund
  • Northam Town Council
  • Bideford Bridge Trust
  • Bideford TC
  • BBC Children in Need
  • Devon County Council
  • European Union: European Social Fund