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Financial problems

If you have left or are thinking of leaving due to debts or other financial problems there are a number of organisations who will be able to help you free of charge, and provide you with the advice and support you need to find a solution.

Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens Advice Bureau can provide help with a variety of financial issues. They provide extensive online guidance, face-to-face help at local branches throughout the UK, and telephone support.


Tel: 0344 4111 444 



Tel: 03444 772 020 




Northern Ireland


StepChange Debt Charity

StepChange Debt Charity is a charitable organisation which provides debt and money management advice through a free and anonymous service.

Tel: 0800 138 1111 



This Government website has practical information on a range of financial topics, including managing money, benefits and debt.

Tel: DirectGov run a series of freephone helplines, open Monday- Friday 8.00am- 8.00pm and Saturdays 8.00am- 4.00pm unless otherwise stated.

Tax credits: 0345 300 3900

Child benefits: 0300 200 3100

Income tax: 0300 200 3300

Bereavement: 0345 606 265

Probate and inheritance tax0300 123 1072


Money Made Clear

This organisation seeks to help with financial matters by giving clear, unbiased financial advice to help people make informed choices.

Tel: 0300 500 5000 


The England Illegal Money Lending Team

This organisation investigates and prosecutes illegal lending and any related activity. They run a 24/7 hour confidential hotline for people to report illegal lending to trained investigators.

Tel: 0300 555 2222 (24 hours) or Text: ‘Loan shark (+ your message)’ to 60003

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