Forth Valley church group urges people to seek help over Christmas debt

A group of churches in Forth Valley say it’s important to get help now before Christmas.

Monday, 23rd November 2020, 4:20 pm

Forth Valley branch of Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is offering free debt help to local people facing money problems.

And it is urging people to get in touch now.

Fiona Welsh, debt centre manager, said: “We know that most people want to have a nice Christmas but it’s hard to do when bills are piling up.

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“Getting help now can take the pressure off and stop the worry and misery.

“Christmas is supposed to be a special time, but we know that for many people there’s not enough money to pay essential household bills.”

The Stirling based team can help with debt problems.

Added Fiona: “We’ve had all sorts of ways to help people make Christmas that little bit better by offering hampers, linking clients up with local food banks, arranging emergency shops, and a friendly voice at the end of a phone.

Contact CAP on 0800 328 0006

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