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Financial Help and Advice


If you’re struggling with debt, it can be hard to know where to turn. There are lots of free advice services available across the UK,  where you can find help in a way that’s best for you. Below are several examples that may be helpful to you.

The Government Debt Advice Page

The web page is The page links you to various external websites that may help you with debt issues.


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The website has a calculator you can use to see if you might qualify for any state benefits. You will need to be ready to answer questions about your household situation and your income, and it will present a list of any payments you might be eligible for. For each one, it offers information and details of how to make a claim.

The money matters charity offers a calculator at You will need the same details to answer its questions. At the end it presents a list of benefits you might qualify for, plus links to the sites you will need to start a claim. Turn2us also has a ‘grants search’ tool where you can find out if you could get help in the form of charitable grants.

Citizens Advice
The we
bsite has information on benefits and a calculator. The charity also offers help via the telephone or in person.  The Newbury branch is at 01635 516605.

Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

This is a free debt help service sponsored by churches across Newbury. It supports people from all faiths and none, and it’s completely free.

If you are struggling with your finances, you can find out more about the service CAP offers by visiting: or by calling 0800 328 0006

This page is for information only. The Charity of Mrs Mabel Luke does not recommend or endorse any of these organisations or web pages as a way of solving your particular problem. You will need to investigate and determine the best solution for yourself, as appropriate to your own personal circumstances. This is not an exhaustive list of the help that may be available.

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