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DEBT AWARENESS WEEK January 26th to February 2nd 2015

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You are not alone  – Citizens Advice Bureau Cornwall  are always here to help if you are in Debt

January is one of the busiest times of the year for Citizens Advice Bureau Cornwall.  Christmas spending can see people finding it hard to make ends meet; life can very quickly become very difficult, as household bills and general day to day spending become a struggle.

Debt Awareness Week which is led by the national charity Step Change is an opportunity to raise awareness about debt and the organisations that are here to help you during those difficult times. CAB Cornwall has trained debt workers who provide simple solutions to get you back on track.

Last year CAB Cornwall saw over 12,000 people. 42% of the clients that contacted our offices had a debt issue that needed resolving.  During 2013/14 a client satisfaction survey showed that 85% of clients reported that they coped well with their problems as result of interventions from CAB Cornwall.

You can access CAB Cornwall in a number of ways by phone: 03444 111444 (operating Monday – Friday, from 10am until 4pm). In person: We offer a Gateway Assessment interview service which will help us assess your situation and get you the best advice that you need. By text: If you would like a call-back from our team, you can text the word CAB to 82727 (please be aware that we may leave a message to say that we have called). Online: For basic information and advice on a range of issues, you can visit the Citizens Advice website www.adviceguide.org.uk.  If you need help managing your debts, you may wish to use our new online Self Help Debt Management Service by visiting out website and for info on offices locations and opening times visit www.cabcornwall.org.uk

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