Many courses are free if you are in receipt of benefit and you need to up your skills/qualifications or even help you job search. The following websites give a list of courses available.
For advice and information on childcare, you can download our Childcare factsheet.
Finding work, increasing your hours of employment or finding a better paid job will help you maximise your income in the long term. To calculate if you would be better off and what benefits you are entitled to visit: https://www.gov.uk/benefits-calculators
For free impartial money advice on money issues including debt, borrowing, managing money, savings and redundancy visit https://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/en. Services include advice tools and calculators to help you keep on track as well as online and telephone support