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Advice and benefits

This section contains information, advice and guidance on a number of topics.

If you have a problem and need support to speak up for yourself, or someone to speak up for you, then advocacy services can help.

The benefits advice section provides information on welfare benefits and coping with debt and unemployment. For unemployment information, follow the links to Jobseekers allowance in the A-Z of Benefits

You can find out who to turn to for help for drug and alcohol services, how crime is tackled in Hertfordshire and who to contact if you need advice about domestic abuse.

The Family services directory provides help for parents who need extra support, and details of fun and interesting things to do in and around the county.

Work Solutions offers employment support and guidance to help people whose situation makes it difficult for them to get and keep a job if they have mental ill health, a learning disability (including Aspergers), physical disabilities and sensory needs who meet Health and Community Services (formerly called Adult Care Services) eligibility criteria.

Resources for professionals has information on residential childcare statements of purpose.

HertsHelp is a network of community organisations working together. Get involved or find out what's out there.

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