If you’re worried about debt that you can’t afford to repay, don’t suffer in silence. Contact us or another organisation for free advice and support. The sooner you reach out, the sooner we can help you.
- Refer yourself to our free Money Advice Service
- Get in touch with an organisation like National Debtline for free and confidential advice
- Contact a local organisation in the Camden Advice Network
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Use our Better Off Calculator to check you’re receiving all the benefits you’re entitled to, and for budgeting tips.
Find out if you're eligible for funds, grants or loans.
Speak to the organisation you owe money to
For Council Tax arrears call 020 7974 6414
If you can't pay your rent contact our rent service.
Energy suppliers might be able to let you pay in smaller amounts or take a break from payments. You might also be able to apply for a grant to pay off energy debts.
Ask your energy supplier for temporary credit if you cannot top-up a pre-payment meter
A loan shark is an illegal money lender. If you need to take out a loan, do not approach a loan shark or take out a payday loan. Consider credit unions or other ethical loan providers. Find out more at credit-union.coop, call 020 7561 1786 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you owe a loan shark money, or if you’re being threatened, get confidential help from Stop Loan Sharks.
Talk to your GP if you're feeling anxious or stressed. You can also access confidential services to support your mental health.