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CSJ Awards: Money Buddies - Debt Award Winner

Uploaded by The Centre for Social Justice on 2017-03-21.

Need help to manage your money?

 

Monday Buddies Money Buddies are here to help you save money, increase your income and advise you at times of financial crisis.

Whether you’re having difficulty paying any debt, need legal debt advice or if you are not sure of what to do about your finances, we can help you. Money Buddies offer many services including FREE debt advice in Leeds.

Money Buddies are the biggest independent Money Advice Service in West Yorkshire. Our aim is to help our clients out of debt, poverty and have social justice.

You don’t need to have a financial crisis to get help, we are open and free to all.  Many of our clients don’t have any financial issues- they come in to see a Money Buddy to find out where they can save money on their gas, electricity, water bills and much more.

We don’t charge, we don’t judge and we don’t tell anyone. Your safety and Financial capability is our priority. It’s important to us that you can get free debt advice and that we can help as many people in Leeds and beyond.

 

Other help:

Leeds Money Information Centre can provide practical advice and information about managing your money.

 

Leeds Citizen's Advice offer a wide range of help and advice in relation to money, housing, and legal questions.

 

Better Leeds For help with housing and homelessness, debt and finances, family services and advice.

 

Dewsbury Road One Stop Shop  -

You can't come in and browse at the moment but you can:

Return a book

You can drop off books that you have finished with. There are no fines if you are returning books late.

Collect or renew a book

You can renew books that you already have and pick up books that you have reserved. You can reserve a book:

Use our computers

Computers can be used for essential or urgent need only. Examples of this may include:   

  • booking housing repairs
  • benefits related
  • welfare or health and wellbeing related
  • updating your CV and searching for jobs

Contact us to book a free 45 minute session to use a computer.   

You can use our printers, but please bring correct change. We won't be able to help you to use the computers or printer.    

 

Local Food Banks

 

Leeds City Council - Emergency Food

 

The Trussell Trust

 

Social/Community

 

Holbeck Together provide a charity shop for discounted clothing, shoes,, coats and home ware and a community shop for discounted food and other produce.

 

Free School Meals

Some families are entitled to free school meals, click on the link for advice on how to check whether you're entitled to claim.

 

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