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National Debtline

National Debtline - free advice and resources to help people deal with their debts. 

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Run by national charity the Money Advice Trust, National Debtline offers practical self-help – empowering people in debt to speak to creditors directly and put solutions in place to resolve their debt problems.   

In 2016 National Debtline helped 138,120 people on the phone and a further 34,065 people through our webchat service. In addition, there were 1,104,300 visits to the National Debtline website. 87% of National Debtline callers felt more in control of their finances following our advice. contains guides, fact sheets and sample letters, as well as a personal budget tool.  

"National Debtline explained my options and gave me the confidence to make logical decisions and move forward."

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National Debtline gives advice on important debts such as rent or mortgage arrears and support if creditors take court action. National Debtline also helps people budget better and look for ways to increase their income. For some, setting up a debt management plan (DMP), a debt relief order (DRO), an individual voluntary arrangement (IVA) or bankruptcy may be the best option. National Debtline helps with these too.  

National Debtline is completely free, confidential and independent.

We want as many people as possible to benefit from National Debtline's fantastic advice. Please click here to find out more about how you can refer people in financial difficulty to National Debtline.

For more information on how National Debtline can work with your organisation contact
Ian Robinson
Head of business development
020 7653 3321

Looking for help with your finances?
Visit the
National Debtline website 
or contact us via webchat.


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