Debt - income maximisation
If you need support to reduce or manage your debts, the following services and organisations might be able to assist you.
Remember - if you are struggling, you are not alone and there is no shame in asking for help. Everyone needs a little bit of extra support at some point in their lives.
- Information and advice to help you manage your debt
- Local and national organisations that might be able to assist you
There are various options that exist to help you deal with your debt problems. These include bankruptcy, debt relief orders, debt management plans, administration orders, debt consolidation and Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVAs).
Help paying your bills
Dealing with money issues can sometimes be off-putting, but if you don't understand how things like credit or mortgages work, you could end up losing out financially or getting yourself deep in debt.
Find out more about paying your bills.
Citizens Advice Plymouth (CAB) service helps people to resolve their problems. We can help with any issue, from anyone, spanning debt and employment to consumer and housing plus everything in between.
There is a dedicated debt helpline, that is available from 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday and 9.30am to 1pm Saturday. Calls are free from mobiles and landlines.
Phone 0800 240 4420 or 0808 278 7910
Address Ernest English House, Buckwell Street, PL1 2DA
Open to everyone, MoneyHelper is helping people to clear their debts, reduce spending, and make the most of their income. To help loved ones, plan ahead for major purchases, find out about entitlements, build up savings and pensions, and know their options. The free, impartial help is backed by the government.
Further help and support
- Options for paying off your debts - GOV.UK
- Debt Advice Foundation
- Financial Wellness Group
- Money Adviser Network
- National Debtline
- StepChange Debt Charity
You can search for the closest face-to-face service to you on Money Helper.
Find out what benefits and financial support you may be able to get
Use the government's online tool to find out what support you might be able to get to help with your living costs. You can get benefits and other financial support if you're eligible.
Check what benefits and financial support you can get
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This page was last updated on 3 March 2023.