Help to manage your debts
Get money advice and help with debts
Debt can affect anyone. Credit card debt, bank loans, rent or mortgage arrears can become big problems. There are ways to take away the stress of living with debt.
We provide a free debt and money advice service that helps with
- managing your debts more easily
- advice about bankruptcy
- dealing with rent arrears
- representation at court
- preventing getting into more debt.
We can also help you use the Debt Arrangement Scheme free of charge. This could allow you to repay your debts over a longer period of time while protecting you from creditors.
You can access general guidance on debt and other financial issues from this Scottish Government website:
Contact us for advice and help
0131 200 2360
Please note telephone lines are open Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:30am to 5pm, Tuesday 10am to 5pm and Friday 8:30am to 3:40pm
Opening times are
- Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.30am - 4.30pm
- Tuesday 9.30am - 4.30pm
- Friday 8.30am - 3pm
Community Ability Network,
72-78 Niddrie Mains Road,
Tuesdays between 10am - 4pm - to make an appointment call
0131 661 3951
Gorgie CAB Fountainbridge Library,
137 Dundee Street, EH11 1BG
Mondays 10am - 4pm - to make an appointment call
0131 474 8081
Dundas Street CAB,
58 Dundas Street,
Tuesday 10am - 4pm - to make an appointment call
0131 558 3681
661 Ferry Road,
Wednesdays 10am - 4pm - to make an appointment call
0131 629 3592
Download information on Debt Advice Outreach Provision in other areas below.
If you cannot come to your appointment, please phone us as soon as possible.
We can visit you at home if you are unable to come to the Advice Shop.
If your first language is not English, or if you have difficulty with your hearing or speech, let us know so we can arrange an interpreter at your appointment.