Tag: debt

Families squeezed by debt struggle to feed their children

Yorkshire families in debt are under increased pressure of relationship breakdown and struggle to provide the basics for their children, says a new report released this month by Christians Against Poverty (CAP). The charity’s Changing Perceptions report reveals that debt has caused arguments for more than three quarters of Yorkshire

Church throwing a lifeline to people with poor mental health

A local church has told how it is helping people with anxiety, depression and other psychological conditions to find new hope. The congregation of City Evangelical Church runs a debt centre in partnership with the charity Christians Against Poverty. They find that poor mental health often runs hand-in-hand with financial

Become a Money Buddy and help beat debt

A new initiative to help people tackle financial problems is recruiting volunteers to work across South Leeds. Money Buddies provide face to face support to people experiencing financial difficulties. The project which was established last year by Ebor Gardens Advice Centre in East Leeds has proved to be very effective