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Where else to ask for help?



Please find below a list of organisations that can help with debts, budgeting and advice:



  • National Debtline - lots of useful factsheets. You can also call the freephone helpline on 0808 808 4000


  • StepChange - a debt charity offering expert debt advice and fee-free debt management to help you tackle your debts


  • MoneyHelper - free money and pensions guidance backed by the government


  • Breathing Space - temporary protection from your creditors while you get debt advice and make a plan (government led)


  • Homestart Birmingham - a charity that offers short-term intervention to families in crisis with budgeting workshops and home visits from volunteers


  • Turn to Us - a charity helping people access to welfare benefits, charitable grants, and support services



  • Birmingham Forward Steps - a health and wellbeing service for all pre-school children that offers Food Clubs across the city


  • Company Shop - a social enterprise offering surplus stock at heavily discounted prices


  • Trolley - a website to compare supermarket prices


  • Citizens Advice Bureau - an independent organisation offering advice on debt, consumer, housing and other issues