Call us 8am-6pm Monday-Friday on 0800 023 4477
Be Wise services
Be Wise is here to provide you with free and impartial advice, support and practical assistance on a range of topics to help you make the most of your money.
Each year we help the people who live with us maximise their income by around £4 million.
Our friendly team of experienced advisors can discuss:
- Your benefit entitlement and how to claim
- How to save money on your utilities
- Reducing your energy usage
- Budgeting tools
- Money saving hints and tips
- Referring to other sources of assistance such as
- Debt advice
- Help with private pensions
- External grants or funds that may be available
Anchor is here to support you and we have developed a fund to help residents in financial hardship with essentials such as food, energy and emergency provisions.
The fund is available for residents who:
- Are experiencing hardship due to low funds or unexpected expenditure
- Have no savings immediately available
- Would be happy to engage with our Financial Inclusion Advisors
Please speak to your local manager who can help you apply for the fund or apply directly on our website here.
Insurance Wise promotes a bespoke contents insurance policy that Anchor has arranged with Aviva Insurance Limited for residents living with us.Find out more
Cost of living support
Providing value for money services to our residents has never been more important. We have developed a fund to help residents with essentials such as food, energy and emergency provisions.Find out more
Be Well with Anchor
Be Active is Anchor's wellness and movement programme to support the older people living with us to take care of their health and wellbeing.
Anchor's Be Digital programme provides support and guidance for people living with us on all things digital.
Be Skilled is Anchor's exclusive online learning resource for people living with us who wish to expand their knowledge. Find out more.
Be Connected supports and encourages our residents connect with others, looking to combat loneliness and reduce social isolation.
Be Wise services
Our Be Wise services offer free and confidential advice to all Anchor residents and colleagues on a range of topics to make the most of your money.
Re-engage is a telephone based befriending service aiming to help tackle the increased loneliness experienced by many people living with us.