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Benefits and financial advice


Whether it's financial, welfare or housing advice you need, contact Advice Services for help.  The Council has partnered with Shelter to provide free confidential welfare and debt advice to residents of the borough.

Help and advice can be obtained by telephone on 0344 515 1831, by email or by drop-in at Blackburn library. Alternatively, there is lots of helpful advice on the website at

The Council can also provide free advice on housing matters and where appropriate, assist landlords / tenants / managing agents to resolve issues and concerns.  Telephone 01254 585457 or via email at

Confidential and independent help is also available via the national debtline. 

Telephone 0800 808 4000 or access from the website

Who to contact

Contact Name
Advice Services
0344 515 1831

Where to go

Blackburn Library

Other Details

This service is part of the Local Offer

Local Offer

Local Offer Age Bands
Parents & carers
19-25 years
16-19 years