DebtWizard is currently offline due to technical reasons. However should you need debt advice or other information on how to deal with debt issues then see the list of free debt advice providers below.
Mike hopes to be back in October.
We have listed below organisations that are not for profit and 100% free to the consumer.
In alphabetical order;
Citizens Advice Bureau
The Citizens Advice Bureau provide free, confidential and independent advice from over 3,200 locations including in bureau, GP surgeries, hospitals, colleges, prisons and courts. Advice is available face-to-face and by telephone. Some bureaux offer home visits and some also provide email advice. Their advice helps people resolve their debt, benefits, housing, legal, discrimination, employment, immigration, consumer and other problems and is available to everyone regardless of race, gender, sexuality, age, nationality or disability.
Helpline: 0207 833 2181
Enter your postcode on this link to find your nearest Citizen Advice Bureau www.citizensadvice.org.uk/index/getadvice.htm
Money Advice Service (MAS)
The Money Advice Service is independent and funded by a levy on the financial services industry. They give free, unbiased money advice to help you make informed choices - throughout your life and whatever your circumstances. Their advice and information is available online, over the phone and face-to-face. They are not regulated by the Financial Services Authority so they can't give you a specific recommendation on whether a particular product is suitable for you. If you need regulated financial advice, consult a professional financial adviser. They are here to help make the most of your money. The health check will help you get started.
National Debtline is a national telephone helpline for people with debt problems in England, Wales and Scotland. Their service is free, confidential and independent.
Their opening times are: Monday - Friday 9am-9pm and Saturday 9.30am - 1pm
Helpline: 0808 808 4000
Step Change (previously Consumer Credit Counselling Services - CCCS)
Step Change is a registered charity whose purpose is to assist people in financial difficulty.
Helpline 0800 138 1111 England & Wales
Helpline 0800 138 3328 Scotland
Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS)
The official independent body in settling complaints between consumers and businesses providing financial services.
Consumer helpline open 8am to 8pm, Monday to Friday, Saturday 9 to 1pm
- 0800 023 4567 calls to this number are now free on mobile phones and landlines
- 0300 123 9 123 calls to this number cost no more than calls to 01 and 02 numbers.
They will be happy to phone you back, if you're worried about the cost of calling them.