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Maintaining your home and garden

Keeping on top of your house can be hard but it is an important part of your wellbeing.  Leeds Directory lists services which can help you maintain your home and garden, from trades people like plumbers and electricians to domestic services like cleaners. 

View our list of providers who can help maintain your home and garden by support type

Engaging with services can be daunting so Leeds Directory has pulled together a comprehensive Guide to Buying Services to help you through your process. 

View our Guide to Buying Services 

If you are struggling to pay for services there are a number of organisations and services which can provide you free and impartial advice. 


Turn2Us is a national charity providing practical help to people who are struggling financially.  There is a section specifically for unpaid carers which includes a benefits calculator and grant finder. 

Find out more about Turn2Us


The Leeds Money Information Centre

Leeds MIC provides free, confidential and impartial help and advice on a range of money related matters such as debt, money, energy and utilities.  They can also provide one to one tailored support via digital, telephone and face to face appointments. 

Find out more about Leeds MIC


Money Buddies

Money Buddies offer FREE impartial independent debt advice, budgeting support, letter writing, energy bill saving, income maximisation services and much more. Money Buddies don’t judge, tell or charge.

Find out more about Money Buddies


The Money Helper Service

The Money Helper Service has been set up to provide free and impartial money advice and includes information about the support available for carers, including benefits and tax credits, and how to manage the money of the person being cared-for.

Find out more about the Money Helper Service


If you are a tenant you may be able to get help and support, or have specific rights as a tenant. 

There is a lot of information available from services such as Citizens Advice and Shelter;

View a list of housing advice services on Leeds Directory

Find more information about housing on Leeds Directory


Last updated: 6/10/2024
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