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Experiencing financial problems can be very stressful and have an impact on your mental health. But whatever you are facing, help is available.

Where to get help if you have money problems

If you’re experiencing debt or financial problems, you do not have to struggle alone. There is help out there, no matter how bad things may seems.

Money Saving Expert

Martin Lewis’ guide to mental health and debt provides help, information and guidance for individuals and carers.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice offers free, independent, confidential and impartial debt advice through their web chat service, advice line or in their offices.

Debt Advice Foundation

A debt advice and education charity offering free, confidential support and advice to anyone worried about debt.

Money Advice Service

Free and impartial money advice, set up by the government. Includes guides to help improve your finances, tools and calculators and support on the phone and online.

Money and Mental Health Policy Institute

A charity that is committed to breaking the link between financial difficulty and mental health problems.

National Debtline

National Debtline
Helpline and online chat for people who need independent advice on debt and financial problems.

PayPlan

Free debt advice, solutions and debt management plans for anyone struggling with debt or insolvency.

StepChange

Free, impartial debt advice and support to help you with your debt problems for as long as you need it.

Shelter

Advice, support and legal services for people struggling with bad housing or homelessness.

Stop Loan Sharks

Free, confidential 24/7 support for victims of loan sharks and help with reporting them. A loan shark is a moneylender who charges extremely high interest rates, typically illegally.

Talk About Debt

Confidential information, advice and guidance for all debt related matters.

The Money Charity

Money education charity that provides information on all things related to money.

Tully

Digital debt advisor that can help you budget and provides free, confidential and personalised advice.

Turn2us

Financial support to help you get back on track when times are tough. Offers grants for support and help check benefit entitlement.

Understanding Universal Credit

Government guide that explains Universal Credit and what it will mean to you.

Christians Against Poverty

Support for people living on low income or looking for a job as well as help with money worries, debt and gambling problems.

NHS Northern Gambling Service

Specialist therapy and recovery for people affected by gambling as well as those with mental health problems and suicidal feelings.

GamCare

A 24/7 gambling helpline, live chat and online forum providing information, advice and support for anyone affected by problem gambling.

Gamblers Anonymous

A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their problems around gambling and help others to do the same.

Oldham Council

Money advice and support for people in Oldham

Manchester City Council

Money advice and support for people in Manchester.

Salford City Council

Money advice and support for people in Salford.

Stockport Council

Money advice and support for people in Stockport.

Spirit of Salford Helpline

Support from Salford City Council offering support and advice on lots of different issues that you may be facing.

Tameside Council

Money advice and support for people in Tameside.

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