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Debt Counselling

Getting on top of your finances

As the current cost of living continues to rise many individuals may encounter financial difficulties. We have teamed up with a leading charity, StepChange Debt Charity (formerly known as Consumer Credit Counselling Service), to publicise a FREE debt advice and solutions service to your workforce, volunteers and beneficiaries.

StepChange Debt Charity offers free, confidential advice and support to anyone who is worried about debt. Through StepChange Debt Charity debt remedy – a unique online counselling service – you can receive web-based expert debt advice, tailored to your needs.

StepChange Debt Charity offers help with budgeting, income maximisation, benefits, all types of debt problems, including mortgage arrears, as well as different ways of dealing with debt, such as debt management plans, Individual Voluntary Arrangements and bankruptcies.

StepChange Debt Charity can be reached Monday to Friday (8am to 8pm) and Saturday (8am to 4pm) via a free-phone helpline – 0800 138 1111 – which is staffed by trained counsellors.  For more information please visit