There are lots of places to get information and advice if you have money worries.
Boston Mayflower’s FIT 4 Your Future team…
Our FIT 4 Your Future team can help you manage your household finances and make the most of your money.
We have a team of Support Workers and Specialist Coaches looking at debt advice, opening appropriate bank accounts, personal budgeting, shopping around for best deals, employability and confidence building.
Call the team on 01205 318597 to book an appointment to see how we can help you!
Citizens Advice Bureau….
Advice is on hand at the Boston CAB office. Gateway appointments are available Monday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings, with booked appointments throughout the week.
You can also access help on the national website – http://www.adviceguide.org.uk/ – and there is a Lincolnshire based telephone helpline available Monday to Friday 10am until 3pm on 08444 111444.
There are a range of charitable organisations specialising in debt advice. These include:
National Debtline which can be contacted on 0808 808 4000. Lines are open Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm; Saturday 9.30am to 1pm. The website is www.nationaldebtline.org
StepChange Debt Charity which can be contacted on 0800 138 1111. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am until 8pm, Saturday 9am to 4pm. The website is http://www.stepchange.org/
Lincolnshire Credit Union have a range of financial products from savings accounts to loans and general accounts.
There is a local drop-in function for the Credit Union based at Chantry House, Boston, on a Tuesday morning and Thursday 10am until 3pm.
More details available on http://www.lincscreditunion.org.uk/
General money advice leaflets are available through the Money Advice Service. The website provides free and impartial money advice on a range of subjects including Benefits and Universal Credit, Bank Accounts, Debt and Borrowing and Insurances.
Visit the site at http://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk/