Money advice and funding support services

Information about paying for care and services, benefits advice, local welfare assistance and managing your finances.

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Personal Budget

Information about the amount of money you may be entitled to from us, to help you meet your care and support needs

Calculate your care costs

You can use our Care Cost Calculator to find out what you might need to pay towards your social care.

Support planning

How a plan can help you use your personal budget to achieve your support goals

Paying for care and services

Information and advice on funding your own care and on getting help from Suffolk County Council.

Direct payments

Information about the payments made to you or the person you're looking after so that you can buy care services independently

Employing a personal assistant to help you

Information and advice about employing a personal assistant.

Welfare rights

Information about the Financial Inclusion and Advice Service (FIAS).

Deferred payment agreements

Learn what a deferred payment agreement is and how to arrange an assessment.