Health & wellbeing

We’re here for more than money.

Life doesn’t always go to plan. That’s why we’re providing useful information to help you with your physical and mental wellbeing. Some of the links take you to information on Lloyds Bank as we’re part of the same group.

Worried about money?

At Scottish Widows we recognise that financial difficulties can affect people at any stage of their lives and can leave you feeling worried and isolated. If you’re concerned, we’re here for you. Just call 0345 716 6777 (9am - 5pm, Mon to Fri) or complete our enquiry form. Or, if you prefer to talk in person, just pop into any branch of Halifax, Bank of Scotland or Lloyds Bank.

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We’re also proud to partner with Turn2Us who support people in financial need and can provide financial help. They deliver practical solutions and information to support people build financial sustainability based on individual circumstances.

A non-judgmental, welcoming community who can be contacted online or over the phone. Visit Turn2Us or call free on 0808 802 2000, (9am-5pm, Mon-Fri).

Additionally, you can visit our free financial help, support and guidance page.

Dealing with cancer

If you or a loved one are living with or affected by cancer, the diagnosis alone can be overwhelming. To help you move forward, we’ve partnered with Macmillan to support our customers affected by cancer and help minimise any impact on your finances.

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Macmillan Cancer Support do whatever it takes to support everyone affected by cancer, with a range of practical, emotional, and personal support, for as long as it’s needed. Call in confidence on 0800 015 0016 (9am - 5pm, Mon - Fri) or visit Macmillan Cancer Support.

Money and mental health

Your mental health can impact the way you feel and the way you manage your finances.

Everything from making decisions about the future to how much you're spending weekly and monthly can be affected. It’s a good idea to think about your money in tandem with your mental health.

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Mental Health UK, our charity partner, have pulled together some tips you can use to manage your finances alongside your mental health.

No more abuse

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We support the government’s #YouAreNotAlone campaign, providing help to anyone affected by domestic abuse.

If you, or someone else, may be suffering from domestic abuse, and even if it’s not possible to talk, you’ll find many ways to get help on the government’s domestic abuse guidance page.

You can also download our financial abuse support guide for help safeguarding yourself and others.

Lasting power of attorney (LPA)

You may be unsure of the steps you need to take to get a lasting power of attorney (LPA). Or you might have received an LPA certificate and want to let us know about it. Visit our power of attorney page to find out what you need to do to ensure we’re aware of your wishes.

Accessibility

We’re committed to providing digital content and services that are accessible to everyone. Find out how to access letters and communications in different formats.