Money Advice

Our Mission

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

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 

Tel: 03003301172

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



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





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.