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Help yourself to information on free debt advice

Are you stressed by debt and don’t know where to turn?

Do you have problems on the following:

  • Rent or mortgage arrears
  • Payday loans
  • Credit debts
  • Bankruptcy Debt Relief Orders
  • Utility debts
  • Council tax arrears

Don’t panic! We have a dedicated team of debt caseworkers who can help provide free debt and money advice in Nottingham.

Call:

  • Nottingham CAB: 0844 848 7997 (from a landline) / 0300 330 5457 (from a mobile)
  • St Anns Advice Centre: 0115 9506867
  • Nottingham Law Centre: 0115 978 7813

The other topics on this page will provide links to help on debt. Any questions, please contact us through our website contact form.

Basic bank accounts

If you need a bank account but can’t get a current account, check out this leaflet from The Money Advice Service which lists a variety of basic bank accounts that banks are offering.

Court forms

Court forms are available from Her Majesty’s Courts Service

Bailiffs

If you need help about Bailiffs, read this page

Financial Healthcheck
Do you want to take control of your finances but are not sure where to start? Do you need a bit of help sorting out your financial priorities? This financial healthcheck will give you some tips for a healthier financial lifestyle.

Citizens Advice Budgeting Tool
The budgeting tool is an online calculator which helps you list all your household income and expenditure. You can use the budgeting tool to work out how much you’ve got to pay off your non-priority debts.

Debt & Borrowing help from The Money Advice Service

How to deal with debt after separation

Budgeting & Managing Money help from The Money Advice Service

‘32 ways of saving money on a budget’ from StepChange

National Debtline
On this website you can download an information pack to deal with your debt problems, use the personal budget section to work out what repayments you can afford, access sample letters to write to your creditors etc.

Need debt advice but stuck at work? Use this handy webchat from National Debtline

Payplan
Not-for-profit agency dealing with Debt Management Plans.

The Insolvency Service
For information about bankruptcy, IVAs and access to online forms.

Business Debtline
The Business Debtline website is designed to help any business which has cashflow or debt problems. Business Debtline also provides practical advice that is designed to help businesses successfully manage their way through financial difficulties.

For help and advice on debt, check out all you need to know on the Citizens Advice website

Information and grants and help reducing fuel costs from The Money Advice Service

Advice from Citizens Advice on if you are struggling to pay your energy bills

Also, if you’re struggling on fuel debt, Advice Nottingham has a specific fuel debt service

Agencies that can help with Debt

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