Local support and coronavirus (COVID-19) guidance

Colchester Borough Council is providing support for residents, businesses, and communities. The government has announced that England has returned to Plan A. You should continue to protect yourself and others. Find further guidance on GOV.UK.

Money Advice Service

A free and impartial Independent Advice Service to help you manage your money


  • What the Money Advice Service is.
  • What help and information they can provide to assist you.

The Money Advice Service helps you manage your money. They do this directly through their own free and impartial advice service. They are an independent service set up by government.

They provide:

  • Advice and guides to help improve your finances
  • Tools and calculators to help you keep track and plan ahead
  • Support in person, over the phone and online

They can also help with the following:

You can contact the Money Advice Service online or by phone on 0800 1387777.