Information and Support - Debt

If you, or someone you know, have been affected by debt issues, the following organisations may be able to help.

The Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service provides free and impartial money advice. An independent service originally set up by government.

Phone 0800 138 7777 (Mon-Fri 8am-8pm; Sat 9am-1pm)

Visit the Money Advice Service website

National Debtline

National Debtline offers free, impartial, debt advice.

Phone: 0808 808 4000 (Mon-Fri 9am- 9pm; Sat 9am-1.30pm)

Visit the National Debtline website

My Money Steps

My Money Steps is a free, interactive online debt advice service, which provides a personalised action plan for dealing with your debts.

Visit the My Money Steps website

Citizens Advice Service

Citizens Advice Service provides information on benefits, employment and housing and help on debt, credit and legal issues.

Visit the Citizens Advice Service website

Related Information and Support

If you have also been affected by addiction, organisations listed on our Addiction support page may be able to help.

You can see a list of current BBC Action Line support on the Action Line A-Z page.

StepChange Debt Charity

StepChange Debt Charity helps people in financial difficulty by providing free, confidential, independent and realistic debt advice.

Helpline: 0800 138 1111

Visit the StepChange Debt Charity website