We have gathered this helpful list of contacts over a period of time based on the enquiries we receive from people struggling with debt problems. Please do no hesitate to contact us if you think we are missing anything that might be of use to someone in debt.
Citizens Advice Bureau - The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) helps people who are having difficulty legally, financially and in other ways, who have nowhere else to turn to for information. There are local CABs all over the UK. Browse our list of local CABs for further information or go to the CAB website.
The Insolvency Service - The Insolvency Service is a UK agency that operates under the Insolvency Act 1986 and 2000, the Company Directors Disqualifications Act 1986 and the Employment Rights Act 1996. They deal with anything to do with Insolvent Individuals, Companies and Partnerships, Bankruptcy, IVAs (Individual Voluntary Arrangements) and more.
Financial Conduct Authority - An independant non-governmental body limited by guarantee that regulates the financial services industry in the United Kingdom. The board is appointed by the Treasury.
Consumer Rights - Consumer Rights provide consumer advice on many different consumer issues. From problems with cars to household stuff, money and more.
Council of Mortgage Lenders - An industry body representing Mortgage Lenders in the UK.
IMA - Institue of Money Advisers (assuring quality in the money advice profession)
Age UK - Charity for the elderly
Cancer Aid - Supporting people who live with cancer.
The voice of carers! Carers UK is a membership organisation of carers, led by carers.
Counselling Directory - a support network of UK counsellors and psychotherapists, with information on their training and experience, areas of counselling covered, fees and contact details.
Department for Work and Pensions - The Department for Work and Pensions leads the Government's response to some of the biggest issues facing the country - welfare and pension reform.
Gingerbread - is a charity for single parent families.
Mind - is the leading mental health charity for England and Wales. They promote and protect good mental health for all.
The Samaritans are a helpline that provides free, confidential, non judgemental emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which could lead to suicide.
Shelter is a housing and homelessness charity that provides advice and information on all types of housing issues.