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Debt Awareness Week - shining a spotlight on our support


This week is Debt Awareness Week (18-24 March), and we are showing our support for the campaign by highlighting the free money guidance we offer to help you through a range of challenges.

If you are feeling overwhelmed or finding it tough to make ends meet, it is important to remember that you are not alone. Thousands of people from all walks of life can find themselves facing money difficulties for various reasons. Whatever the reason is, there is a way forward.

How we can help you get back on track

We know it can be difficult to ask for help, but please don’t wait until it is too late. If you need us, our dedicated Money Guidance team is ready with free, practical and confidential support that may offer the right solution.

In addition to our support with managing debt, we can help you claim any benefits you may be entitled, find the best deals to save money on the cost of running your home, provide smart budgeting advice, and support managing your tenancy.

Furthermore, if you are in need and willing to work with us, we may also be able to help towards food and energy bills.

Supporting your wellbeing

Clarion Futures can provide support with wellbeing if you are experiencing stress, low mood, or are simply feeling a bit isolated and looking for some friendly contact.

Lend an Ear is our befriending service that matches you with a fully trained volunteer for a regular friendly chat on the phone.

Me in Mind is a round the clock online service that can help with common wellbeing difficulties, like stress and low mood. The service offers anonymous access to a supportive community, wellbeing courses, self-assessments, mood journaling and more. All of which are accessible online using your smartphone or computer.

Find out more about these services and how to register by visiting our mental health and wellbeing page.

About Debt Awareness Week and StepChange

Debt Awareness Week is an annual campaign led by our partner, StepChange Debt Charity, who are the UK’s leading and largest provider of free debt advice.

Through the campaign, the charity puts the causes for problem debt and the issues people are dealing with at the top of the agenda.

StepChange help hundreds of thousands of people take the first step towards taking back control of their finances and tackling their money worries by offering free, impartial and non-judgemental advice.