Debt advice

National Debtline

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

Advice UK

Advice UK is a UK network of advice and information agencies.


StepChange is a charity helping people who are in debt through free, independent information and advice.


Shelter offers free confidential advice on housing, debt and welfare benefits.


Payplan provides a free debt management service to people with debt problems.

Money Advice Service

This is an independent advice service set up by Government.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice offers information on a wide range of issues including money and debt.

  • contact by phone on 0844 826 9708
  • visit the Citizens Advice website for online advice and details of local services in the borough

Nucleus Legal Advice

Local advice centre with specialist debt counsellors and money advisers.

If you are finding it difficult to manage financially, there are a number of organisations that may be able to help you with essential items. Visit the Help and Advice pages for more information.