The Project offers a free and impartial debt advice / money advice service. We understand the devastating impact that debt and reduced income can have on individuals and families. As part of our holistic approach to preventing homelessness and improving lives we have a dedicated and experienced debt and money advisor. A qualified member of the Institute of Money Advisors, Catherine provides free, confidential and non-judgemental support and advice to those struggling with money and debt problems.
Many of our service users find their income reduced due to;
There has been an increase in recent years of clients unable to pay their essential household bills and even facing eviction due to rent arrears as a result of this reduced income.
At The Project our debt advisor works with service users to prevent them from losing their homes and take back control of their finances by agreeing manageable repayment plans, requesting holds on non-priority debts and even writing off debt where possible. The maximisation of income and completion of personal budget sheets enables clients to manage their own money and empowers them to make better financial decisions.
Our service users have reported that the debt and money advice they have received from The Project has made them better off and that having their finances in order has reduced their stress levels and improved their general wellbeing.