Debt advice

If you're having difficulty paying the council, these organisations may be able to help.  

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Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau offers free debt advice and the service is professional and confidential.

Freephone: 0808 278 7889

Citizens Advice website


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The Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service provides free and impartial advice and has been set up by the government.

Telephone: 0300 500 5000

Money Advice Service website

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PayPlan offers free debt management plans and free debt advice.

Telephone: 0800 072 1206

PayPlan website


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StepChange Debt Charity

If you’re struggling with debt, StepChange Debt Charity can help. They offer free and impartial debt advice, and can recommend the best way for you to deal with your debts. Give their free Helpline a call on 0800 138 1111.
Wade House
Merrion Centre
West Yorkshire
Tel: 0800 138 1111


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ssafa - Armed Forces Charity

The Armed Forces Charity provide support to serving and ex-members of the forces.

Telephone: 01723 882282

ssafa website


The Rainbow Centre, Scarborough

Rainbow Money offers debt advice and independent support to the local community.

Telephone: 01723 500663

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National Debtline

This is a national service providing free, confidential and independent advice by telephone.

Telephone: 0808 808 4000

National Debtline website

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Debt Support Trust

A registered charity providing debt advice and support for people struggling to manage their debts.

Telephone: 0800 085 0226

Debt Support Trust website