Website links

Money & Housing Advice Providers.



Turn 2 US. Self help website with benefits calculator and grant search options.


Flintshire Citizens Advice Bureau. Generalist advice service that is open to anyone and can provide advice on a whole range of issues including money, debt, legal aid and benefits.
08444 772 020


FCC Income Maximisation Unit. Welfare benefit assessments, guidance and representation for benefit disputes. Specialist money advice and debt management for people facing eviction/repossession.
01352 703561 9.30-12.30 Mon-Fri


Housing & Council Tax Benefit. For advice on new and existing claims on Housing & Council Tax Benefits.
01352 704848


Credit Union’s. Banking, saving and loan schemes who offer competitive loan rates.
All Flintshire Credit Union Limited 01352 715555
North Wales Credit Union 0333 2000 601 www.northwalescu.co.uk 


Department  of Work and Pensions & HMRC. For advice in relation to new or existing claims for Benefits/Tax Credits.
JC+ New Claims www.direct.gov.uk 0800 055 6688 8am-6pm mon-fri
JC+ Existing Claims 0845 600 3016
Attendance Allowance/DLA 0845 712 3456
Carers Allowance 0845 608 4321


Other Links


Phone scams can affect anyone. So, we urge everyone to be careful to ensure that you don’t get scammed by criminals over the phone! Download the Little Booklet of Phone Scams here to help you stay safe https://www.met.police.uk/SysSiteAssets/media/downloads/central/advice/fraud/met/little-booklet-of-phone-scams.pdf


#FCCBeKindOnline Pledge The Flintshire Be Kind Online Pledge is a simple online checklist encouraging people to commit to five pledges with the aim of rethinking our online behaviour and embrace respect, empathy and kindness. You can pledge as an individual, a school or a business.

With your help, we want raise awareness of responsible use of the internet and social media and end cyber bullying in our communities.


Access the latest publications on improving public services in Wales here.

See how your MP Mark Tami voted in Parliament at The Public Whip

OWL Cymru - onlione watch link association. Sign up to receive crime alerts and information.

Buckley Society

Buckley Town Council
Flintshire County Council
Welsh Assembly Government

Welsh Local Government Association
Help the Aged

Citizens Advice Bureau

Trainline - Find train tickeets and prices in Europe.

Oultwood - Directory of councils within Wales and Europe.

Directgov - public services all in one place.

Welsh Border Community Transport - contact 01244 544474

The Story of Stuff

About my vote - Electoral Commission website about elections and registering to vote.

They Work for You - Find out information about your MP including debate contributions, expenses and attendance records, plus lots more.

Democracy Live - The BBC's live microsite. Here you can watch live video of the UK's various assemblies and the European Parliament and even search for content of speeches.

World Democratic Movement's website - Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) information

A really detailed guide that on how to access UK benefits


Planning Portal for Wales and England - www.planningportal.gov.uk/apply through which anyone can make a paperless planning application.



UK Benefits information

addictionhelper Information and support for people battling addiction

Help guide for ex-forces personnel. Containing helpful info about charities, grants and assistance

Stepchange.org Debt charity. Providing free, expert debt advice. We offer the widest range of practical debt solutions of any provider in the UK

Clinical Trials Information on clinical trial throughout the world


Quit Smoking Help

lung.orgl American Lung Association, who also supports QuitDay's mission to help people quit smoking and improve their wellbeing

tobaccofreelife.org many comprehensive guides put together with smoking cessation experts.

A guide on Ready to Quit Smokinga comprehensive guide to help quitting smokers. An imformative guide but with a leaning towads vsping from an American commercial site.

Information on the effects of smoking on oral health at newmouth.com


Advice and resources for older people and their families. Please bear in mind that the some sites originate from the US.


Alcohol and cancer information

Alcohol and ADHD

Making the Move to Assisted Living
Senior Health Resources
Boomer's Roadmap to Aging in Place
Moving Tips for Seniors
Financial Resources for Seniors
Guide to Senior Nutrition

Ideas for thimgs to do after retirement

Nifty Benefits - Guide to healthy eating

Caregiving for seniors

Family Living Today - Everything to do with modern living, covering a vatiety of ages and situations.

Decluttering and downsizing advice for seniors - An American blog article with helpful advice.

Here is an article on financial challenges facing older individuals and those who care for them.

Senior’s guide to downsizing

Video games for seniors

How to apply for a job when you’re over 50 and avoid age discrimination

Sports and Games for Seniors

Other Useful Links

Say no to 0890 - Instead of using premium rate phone lines to contact UK companies why not use their local telephone number? This site lists many businesses and their numbers.

The Consumer Action Group - Help and advice for a multitude of consumer problems.

Money saving expert - This site is packed with money saving tips and advice. Brought to you by Martin Lewis.

Flintshire Freegle - This group is open to people who want to 'recycle' goods rather than throw them away. You can post either 'wanted' or 'offered' requests. Everything must be FREE!

Quidco - A cashback site. Why not earn money for buying things?

Download.com - A collection of free and trial software which is safe to download.

Theatre Clwyd - See what's on and book on-line.

Camp Lejeune Water Contamination Veterans Support



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