This page aims to give general information and sources of advice to help people with money and debt related matters.
Free, confidential and independent telephone helpline service on debt issues. The service offers specialist advice, self-help materials and individually tailored debt management plans.
Language line, an interpreter service, is available offering professional telephone interpreters in over 100 languages to translate what you and the adviser are saying to each other.
- Tel: 0808 80 84000
- Lines open: Monday to Friday 9am to 9pm; Saturday 9.30am to1pm
- Website National Debt Line
Help with paying off your debts
The government have set-up the following website which gives advice and information on Paying off your debts
Money advice service
Provides clear, impartial information about UK financial services to help you manage your money better and make more informed financial service choices. The Money Advice Service was set up by the government, is funded by the UK financial services industry and is run by an independent chair and board, appointed by the UK Financial Services Authority.
- Tel: 0300 500 5000 - calls should cost no more than 01 or 02 UK-wide calls and are included in inclusive mobile and landline minutes. You can also ask to be called back.
- Opening times: Monday to Friday 8am to 8pm.
- Website: Money Advice Service
Council Tax Advisors
Council Tax Advisors are a leading nationwide not-for-profit organisation specialising in free council tax arrears advice and mediation.
This free of charge service "enables Council Tax Advisors to analyse the customer's life situation and establish an affordable sustainable payment plan without the need for enforcement action".
Further information about Council Tax Advisors is available at www.counciltaxadvisors.co.uk
Turn 2 Us
Turn2us is a charity providing advice and information about benefits and charitable grants.
Dibden Allotment Fund
This is a local charity providing support to individuals living in the parishes of Hythe, Dibden, Fawley and Marchwood, who find themselves in need and.or financial hardship. For further information visit Dibden Allotment Fund