Useful Contacts

All these useful contacts are in alphabetical order.  If you can add to the list, please email the webmaster here

BENEFITS ADVICE: Get a free benefit check from Derbyshire County Council’s advice line – 01629 531535 or

CHEMISTS: A list of all the pharmacies in the Belper area.  Click here

CHILD BENEFIT: National helpline 0300 200 3100

CITIZENS’ ADVICE: visit or to get advice online or search for your local branch

COMMUNITY GROUPS:  The Derbyshire Directory lists more than 3,000 local voluntary organisations or visit your local library

CRIMESTOPPERS: Report crime or anti-social behaviour on 0800 555 111

DEBT: National Debt Line 0808 808 4000

LAW: Derbyshire Law Centre offers free and confidential help for Derbyshire residents on 01246 550674 or

PENSIONS: Call Department for Work and Pensions on 0800 99 1234

POLICE NON-EMERGENCY: Call 101 to report crime or other incidents that don’t need an emergency response.  Textphone for people with hearing or speech impairments is 18001 101

RURAL ADVICE: Supporting people in rural areas.  Visit or call 01629 824797

TAX CREDITS: Call 0345 300 3900 or visit

WATER RATES HELP: Severn Trent Trust Fund can give grants to people struggling with water bills.  Call 0121 355 7766 or