Where to get free debt help

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

The Citizens Advice Bureau provides free, confidential and independent advice from over 3,200 locations including in bureau, GP surgeries, hospitals, colleges, prisons and courts.

Its advice helps people resolve their debt, benefits, housing, legal, discrimination, employment, immigration, consumer and other problems, and is available to everyone regardless of race, gender, sexuality, age, nationality or disability.

Website: www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Helpline: 0207 833 2181

Money Advice Centres       

Money Advice Centres specialise in financial problems and are run by the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) or local authorities in some areas - check telephone directory or online.

Money Advice Association
Money Advice Trust
21 Garlick Hill
London EC4V 2AU

Fax: 020 7489 7704

Email: info@moneyadvicetrust.org

Website: www.moneyadvicetrust.org

Helpline: 020 7489 7796

National Debtline

National Debtline is a national telephone helpline for people with debt problems in England, Wales and Scotland. Its service is free, confidential and independent.

The specialist advice that it gives over the telephone is backed up with written self-help materials, which it can send out to you for free. If your circumstances meet certain criteria, it can, if you are interested, assist in setting up a debt management plan for you, for free.

Opening times:

Monday to Friday: 9am - 9pm
Saturday: 9.30am - 1pm

Website: www.nationaldebtline.co.uk

Helpline: 0808 808 4000

Consumer Credit Counselling Services (CCCS)

CCCS offers free, confidential advice and support to anyone who is worried about debt.

Website: www.cccs.co.uk

Helpline (England and Wales): 0800 138 1111
Scotland Helpline (Scotland): 0800 138 3328


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