In crisis? Find out how you can get urgent support

If you need support urgently or outside of our working hours, please don’t hesitate to contact


Freephone their Veterans Support Hub for the military community on 0808 175 3075 (24/7) or email – to access confidential emotional support for feelings of distress, despair or suicidal thoughts.


A crisis text support service for people in the military community who are struggling and need immediate support to get through a crisis. Text CONTACT to 85258. #TextCONTACT85258

NHS 111

To access medical help fast but when it’s not a 999 emergency, telephone 111 (available 24 hours). To access information from the NHS on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living, visit the NHS website.


For urgent psychological support, please call 0800 1381619.


For urgent housing support, please call 0808 800 4444.

Does thinking or talking about money make you nervous? 

Maybe budgeting makes you feel lost? 

Your financial wellbeing can affect so many areas of your life. Our courses go back to basics and help you build a foundation on which to improve your finances.

What financial wellbeing courses do Help for Heroes offer?

Courses are free and offered in two ways:

  1. Financial wellbeing: Taking back control - a group course run online via Microsoft Teams. Sessions are co-delivered by our own peer trainers and St James’s Place partners.
  2. Financial wellbeing: The basics - an online self-help guide to work through at your own pace, any time.

What will I learn?

Financial wellbeing: Taking back control

  • Understanding debt, budgeting, and good money management.
  • Recognising situations that trigger non-essential spending.
  • How to consider your overall financial wellbeing when making decisions about money.
  • Building a toolkit of financial support, guidance, and resources.
  • Healthy habits when it comes to spending, saving, and planning for your future.

Course structure and duration

  • 1 x meet and greet session.
  • 4 x 2.5-hour modules. One module per week over four consecutive weeks.

    How do I access the courses?


    If you are already engaged with us, please speak to your point of contact within the Charity. They will be able to guide you to book onto our courses.

    If you are not yet engaged with us, we’d love to welcome you.

    Apply for course

    Financial Wellbeing: The Basics - Self-Help Guide

      With no need to book, this is an online self-help guide to work through at your own pace, any time.

      Financial wellbeing: the basics

      The course has changed my whole approach to money. I now have confidence to budget and examine my expenditure.”


      Financial Wellbeing course

      About our course partners

      This course has been co-produced in partnership with the wealth management business St James’s Place, which runs financial education as part of their services. 

      It is delivered by Help for Heroes peer trainers and St James’s Place partners.

      Please Note:

      • We are unable to provide specific financial advice. If you’re currently experiencing significant financial hardship, please speak to your case manager, as this course may not be suitable at this time.
      • There is no expectation for you to reveal your personal financial circumstances during this course.