Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.This is done through their website, helpline, and also by providing training workshops to their partners so they can provide face-to-face advice using their online tools. Turn2us also give direct financial support through a number of charitable funds, including the Elizabeth Finn Fund and the Edinburgh Trust.
Website: www.turn2us.org.uk/ (There is a contact form on the site).
Telephone contact: 0808 802 2000
New Anglia Growth Hub:
New Anglia Growth Hub offers free and impartial support for any business in Suffolk and Norfolk in any sector and at any stage of development. The Growth Hub is a single point of contact for all business support enquiries including access to grants and finance, international trade, start-up advice and access to specialist advice.
Telephone contact: 0300 333 6536
Foundation East providers funding and support which allows viable businesses to access to finance they need to grow or develop their business. Business loans of up to £100,000 are available for any number of scenarios, just speak to one of Foundation East's team or visit their website for more information.
Telephone contact: 01284 636 550
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce:
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business in the county. They are the largest non-metropolitan chamber among the 52-Accredited organisations that make up the British Chambers of Commerce and operate within four main themes; business support and networks, lobbying and representation, the skills agenda and international trade.
Telephone contact: 01473 680600
Suffolk Chamber Of Commerce
44 Felaw Street
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce in Bury St. Edmunds:
Telephone contact: 01284 700800
Suffolk Chamber in Bury St Edmunds works alongside Suffolk Chamber to press the Government to invest more in infrastructure, for example expanding the use of Stansted, making railways fit for the 21st century, upgrading strategic roads such as the A14 and delivering superfast broadband and comprehensive mobile technology coverage, so that all these networks facilitate the movement of people and goods not inhibit them.
c/o West Suffolk College
Bury St Edmunds