If you are looking for options to borrow money, struggling with debt problems, or concerned about getting behind with bills and rent, then it is our mission to direct you to the right organisations that can help you.
Are your children eligible for free school meals?
Check if your child can get free school meals in England through the GOV.UK – Apply for free school meals website.
If you want to find out about the recent changes to eligibility for some children who have No Recourse to Public Funds, our friends at Project 17 have created this great resource.
Where can i get FREE DEBT and money management ADVICE?
Preston City Council offer free and confidential debt advice, you can make an appointment by calling 01772 906838.
You can also get budgetting advice, support and information by visiting an outreach surgery . To make an appointment please ring 01772 906343 or email Lisa on firstname.lastname@example.org
Lancashire Women’s Centre offer a debt counselling and money advice appointments offering a range of services
Preston & District Citizens Advice Bureau is a local charity serving the local communities of Preston & surrounding districts. Citizens Advice Bureau
Christians Against Poverty (CAP) also provide debt help
Independent Community Advocacy Network (ICANN) provide budgetting and general advice to maximise income
Help to save money through cheaper bills
Help to apply for grants
Lancashire Community Finance run money education programmes to help people budget and manage their finances as well as helping people to maximise income
Intact provide a fitter finances programme and have a range of money champions on hand to help people deal with debt and advise on budgetting
Intact’s provides a ‘Daily Drop-In’ Service Monday-Friday 9am-4pm
WILL MY FINANCIAL INFORMATION BE STORED?
All details given are confidential and will not be shared without your consent.
Where can i go for a loan?
Lancashire Community Finance is a community lender who works with people who cannot get help from high street banks
CLEVR Money offers a range of loan products from £200 – £5000as well as debt consolidation plans
WHAT OPTIONS DO I HAVE FOR SAVING?
CLEVR Money is a not-for-profit savings & loans co-operative.
Since February 2009 we have experienced steady growth, and today we serve over 4,700 members across the area with affordable loans and easy savings accounts. Accumulating over £5,000,000 in savings and issuing over £13,000,000 in affordable loans since launch.