Providing free financial advice and affordable loans for the people of Newham


What we do

MoneyWorks offers support to Newham residents who may be struggling with debt or the everyday cost of living. We are a free confidential service and here to help you secure financial wellbeing. Our friendly knowledgeable team can help with:

Emergency Support

We offer help with expenses in an emergency or if you are vulnerable and experiencing severe hardship.

Affordable loans

We offer a range of affordable loans to suit your needs. With our loans, you can borrow up to £1500 and repay weekly or monthly, spread over two years or less.

Smart spending  

Improve your finances with our money saving tips. Our team have a range of useful tips and tools to help make your money go further.

Regular saving

How much can you afford to save? Start small and grow big to help with emergencies and ongoing financial plans.

Benefits and income advice

We can help ensure you have access to all the help you need to pay bills including council tax and any rent arrears you may have.  We can also ensure you are getting any benefits you are entitled to.

Debt advice

We provide free, impartial and confidential debt advice. We can help you understand what options are available to you and support you to set up repayment plans.

MoneyWorks is key to delivering on the Mayor’s Community Wealth Building agenda, to ensure economic growth in Newham is shared locally and held democratically. The Mayor is putting people at the heart of everything the council does to ensure that you, our residents, have access to financial support whatever your circumstances.

Meet some of the team

Our friendly knowledgeable team are ready to help.

  • Emergency Support Team

    Top tip: Look after the penny’s and the pounds will look after themselves.

  • Adviser and Champion

    Top tip: Switch energy suppliers and switch from a mobile contract to sim only deal.

  • Adviser and Champion

    Top tip: keep a spending diary

  • Adviser and Champion

    Top tip: Only buy what you need rather than what you want.

  • Emergency Support Team

    Top tip: Always search for a deal before making a purchase.

  • Adviser and Champion

    Top tip: Book a date each month with your personal finances, get to know your incoming and outgoing expenses.