Feeling the strain?
Help is at hand
Losing your job is one of the most stressful things that could happen, and if you struggle to find another job it can be devastating for you and your family.
But you don't need to suffer alone.
There is plenty of help available - from help with your finances, to more personal issues like dealing with stress - you will find help for all of these things at the JobCentre Plus.
If you are having housing problems - can't afford mortgage or rent payments - the JobCentre Plus can help.
If you're struggling to pay your council tax, visit Direct Gov (link below) for details on how you could be eligible for financial assistance.
For advice on debt, contact the National UK Debtline. They will show you how to deal with your debt, and the most efficient and cost-effective way of getting your finances back on track. Call them on: 0800 731 7973, or visit their website (link below).
When you're out of work, your whole family can be affected. Whether you're struggling to pay for childcare while you search for work, or you're feeling the emotional strain - the JobCentre Plus can help.
Offering a counselling service and help with financial issues, they will find a solution to the pressures associated with unemployment. So take the time to speak to an adviser, so that you can concentrate on what really matters.