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Altrincham CAP Debt Service

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Are you struggling with debt? Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is a national debt counselling charity with a network of over 300 centres based across the UK. The award-winning charity offers hope and practical hands-on support to those in debt, through CAP’s unique free service. Working closely with local utilities and national finance institutions, we aim to offer a solution that will last and give real hope for the future.
Please visit our website https://capuk.org to hear more about our services.
To hear some stories from some of our clients click here
 

‘CAP are unsurpassed when it comes to the debt help they give people across the country. There’s nothing better to start you on the path to having more money in your pocket.’
Martin Lewis, Money Saving Expert

Please note we have adapted our face to face model during Covid 19 to enable us to continue to offer this service. Telephone and virtual appointments will be used to help you until this crisis is over.

Claire Gregory is the Altrincham Debt Centre manager and debt coach, based at The Hub Community Centre. Alongside Claire, a team of people offer practical and emotional support to our clients. For more information on the Altrincham Debt Centre contact Claire on clairegregory@capuk.org or on 07894 728884

Altrincham CAP Life Skills Service

CAP Life Skills is a free eight week course designed for people living on a low income, teaching practical skills and money management techniques in a hands-on way. By covering topics such as household financial management, cooking on a budget, staying in control of your home energy, maintaining healthy relationships and taking care of wellbeing, we hope to empower members to improve and maintain both their financial and personal wellbeing.
 
As we are currently unable to meet in person we have launched a brand new online service in September 2020 called Kickstart, which contains some of the elements of the full Life Skills course and is as its name suggests intended to 'kickstart' people’s lives again. These are weekly sessions held remotely in bitesize sessions. Kick Start  opens up conversations about the challenges people are facing and gives practical tips on how to overcome these.  Sessions cover topics such as anxiety and worry, lifting financial pressure, handling habits and more. The sessions contain a mixture of short videos and various practical group activities, designed to bring people into community and friendship groups, alleviating the pressures that people are feeling so acutely, especially at this time.
 

CAP Money Course

CAP Money Course logo greenThe CAP Money Course is a FREE revolutionary money management course which will help anyone to get more in control of their finances, so they can budget, save and prevent debt.

No courses are running currently, but please email capmoney@altrinchambaptist.org or contact Claire Gregory on 07894 728884 for further information or go to www.capmoneycourse.org


The main CAP website: www.capuk.org also gives helpful information about the course. You can book online as well as search for other courses local to where you live.