CHILDCARE ADVICE AND SUPPORT
- Parents sometimes need assistance with benefits and general advice on the expenses incurred when bringing up children, which the website of the Rufford School in Nottingham offers, alongside insights into the establishment’s educational curriculum.
- Keeping children safe at home and outside is every parent’s priority, and Childhub can offer plenty of advice on this, as well as linking to academic and educational institutes across the globe.
- Homestart Warrington have all kinds of social care advice and links, as well as tips on debt management and the emotional wellbeing of children.
- Family Action can help anybody struggling to finance their children’s welfare with advice on grants and benefits, in addition to other insights.
- If you’re interested in Genealogy and have Louisiana heritage, The New Orleans Website Directory has a number of links that you may find useful.
- Pam’s Internet Links is a resource of all kinds of interesting links, including Genealogy, gardening and literary resources.
- The Hugeunot Society, based in Virginia, are Genealogy enthusiasts that will help anybody track down their ancestry related to the state.
- JewishGen offers insight and advice for any Genealogy enthusiast who may be looking for suggestions on how to track down the figures of their past.
SOCIAL HOUSING ADVICE
- Neston may be a small town, but the official website can provide nationwide advice on benefits, help for pensioners, social housing, home insulation and improvements and all kinds of local services.
- Patsy McGlone, MLA for Mid Ulster, provides a benefits calculator, social housing advice, home improvement suggestions for improving energy efficiency, and links to various governmental and legal bodies.
WORK AND EMPLOYMENT
- Mark Parkinson’s Psychometric Tests and Questionnaires often prove enlightening, especially those involving the workplace and entrepreneurial pursuits.
- Home working is becoming increasingly popular, and ACAS have advice for anybody looking to embark on this lifestyle change.
- Are you working too many hours? The CFE give insight into labour laws all over Europe that may shed some light on your rights.
- Employment Laws provides a summary of legal rights open to any employee in the UK.
- Combat veterans deserve as much support and advice as we can offer, and the Marine Corps League offer this on the subjects of benefits, housing, mental health, home improvements for injury and much, much more.
- The Army Sport Control Board offer financial advice to veterans alongside suggestions of charities that may be able to help.
ENERGY SAVING IN THE HOME
- With many veterans and older people requiring financial advice, the British Legion have suggestions on home improvements and increasing energy efficiency in the home in the quest to save money,
- Charity Turn2Us provide links to a number of benefits and grants available to assist with home improvements and energy efficiency in the home.
- Energy supplier E.On give insight into energy efficiency benefits and grants that you may be eligible for,
- The Alabama Governor’s Office of Disability links out to a number of sources, including suggestions for home improvements and financial support for any disabled American.
- Mobility is a regular concern for disabled individuals, alongside housing and home improvements – thankfully, CMT.org takes these concerns seriously and offers plenty of sources of support.
HOME PROTECTION FROM NATURAL DISASTERS
- It’s essential to protect your home from extreme weather or fire, and the official website of Dexter, Maine offers suggestions on just how to do so.
- Bankrate have a handy list of ways to prevent flood damage to your home.
- Popular Mechanics take no chances against hurricanes and tornadoes, and give similar insight to their readers.
- Better Homes and Gardens have a winter checklist to protect your home from the elements.
- Today’s Home Owner suggests how you can protect your home from extreme cold weather conditions.
HOBBIES AND LIFESTYLE
- Gardening is the most popular hobby in the world, and we can all benefit from more tips – Dorrington Road Allotments offer a plentiful supply of advice.
- My Domaine has a list of hobbies that you can take up without spending large amounts of money.
- The Brain and Spine Foundation suggests some hobbies that will keep the mind sharp without harming the body.
- Pinterest has no shortage of inspiration drawn from the hobbies of its users.
- Not So Boring Life have the world’s largest list of potential hobbies – find yourself a new pastime!
- Fire safety in the home is one of the first things that anybody should be taught, but accidents continue to happen – the Connecticut Burns Care Foundation have advice as to what to do in these circumstances.
- High Speed Training give fire safety rules that any workplace should abide by.
- FireSafe gives a catchall fire risk assessment for use at home or in the workplace.
- The Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service have all kinds of advice on keeping your home safe from the risk of fire.
BENEFITS AND GRANTS
- The Engineering Industries Association can provide insight into benefits and grants available in the UK, including those related to housing, home improvements, energy efficiency and much more.
- Home improvement grants and benefits are available to a number of people, though they may not be aware of them; Housing Executive lists these available payments.
- Money Saving Expert details all benefits and grants available for home improvements and other requirements.
- Independent Age list grants and benefits available from charities to anybody experiencing financial hardship.