General support and advice

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The following organisations offer support or advice:

  • StepChange If you are considering getting a debt management plan to help you cope with your debt problems, you should seek expert debt advice before making any final decisions. StepChange is a charity, associated with The Consumer Credit Counselling Service, which offers free and impartial advice to help you make the best decision for your individual needs. Their online tool will create personalised budgets and debt advice to suit your particular problem and all their services are totally free to use. Alternatively, telephone 0800 138 1111StepChange Debt Charity, Wade House, Merrion Centre, Leeds, LS2 8NG
  • National Debtline
    0808 808 4000
  • Moneyline Visit the Scunthorpe branch at 272 High Street, Scunthorpe, DN16 2RX
    01724 852926 If you cannot travel to a branch, they can deal with your application by telephone and post. Call 0845 519 8053 for further information.
  • North Lincolnshire Credit Union Ltd, 162 High Street, Scunthorpe, DN15 6EH,
    01724 868888.
  • Payplan
    0800 280 2816. Payplan offer free debt advice and information for people struggling to manage their money. Payplan’s expertise covers the range of formal debt solutions available such as
    Individual Voluntary Agreements and Debt Management Plans. They can also offer guidance on how to deal with court proceedings such as County Court Judgements.
  • Advice UK
    02074 695700.
  • Christians Against Poverty
    0800 328 0006.

Services for Adults offer care and support for adults, including older people, who need help to stay healthy and live as independently as possible. We help adults retain or regain independence, enable choice and control over longer term needs, and safeguard and protect vulnerable people from harm.

The Family Information Service provides free, impartial information and advice to families in North Lincolnshire.

The Family Carer Team works within North Lincolnshire Adult Services. The team’s primary focus is on the needs of the carer, keeping them well and enabling them to live their life while undertaking a caring role.

Services for children and young people, includes support for children with disabilities and supported lodgings.