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Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice Bureau offers free confidential debt counselling service.

Full contact details, opening times and details of advice offered is available from the Craven and Harrogate District Citizens Advice Bureau website.

Other sources of help

National debtline

The helpline that provides free, confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems.
Telephone 0808 808 4000
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StepChange Debt Charity

StepChange Debt Charity offers free debt advice and assistance with a range of debt solutions. They can help with all debt issues from credit card debt and budgeting to bankruptcy. Find out how they can help you via Debt Remedy - their online debt advice service.


Payplan offers immediate access to a full range of free debt advice and free debt solutions under one roof.
Telephone 0800 917 7823
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Christians against poverty (CAP)

CAP provides a free debt counselling service and will help anyone in financial difficulty regardless of their religious beliefs.
Telephone: 0800 328 0006

Business debtline

The business helpline that provides free, confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems.
Telephone 0800 197 6026
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Money advice service

Provides a range of free advice about managing your finances in differing circumstances and dealing with debt.
Telephone: 0300 500 5000
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The UK insolvency helpline debt advice service

The UK Insolvency Helpline is a free telephone advice service for people with debt problems. The service also operates teams of outreach workers covering North Yorkshire and Nationally throughout the UK.

The service is free, confidential and independent. The service has existed since 1986 and was set up in conjunction with the credit industry. The service provides self-help advice to its callers and also produces written self-help packs and fact sheets to back this up. The service can also assist callers with the setting up of Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVA) Debt Management Plans, Bankruptcy & Debt Relief Orders.
Telephone: 0800 074 6918
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NHS Credit Crunch Stressline

A dedicated helpline manned by trained health advisors who will listen, offer practical advice and guide you to useful online resources. They can put you in touch with other people who can help such as debt, housing, employment advisors, and counselling and talking therapy services.

Telephone: 0300 123 2000