Barrow Borough Council do not provide general debt counselling
services, other than in relation to monies owed to the council by
residents. (If you are having difficulty paying Council House Rent
you should contact these departments as soon as
The information on this page is intended to direct you to
reliable sources of advice.
Do you need advice about debt?
web site gives advice on Debt and Bankrupcy.
Citizens Advice in the north have launched a debt advice line.
This advice line provides the same debt advice and management
services as specialist debt advisors in bureaux. The line 0300 33
33 445 is open 9-5, Monday to Friday and is intended to provide
clients with an alternative way of accessing Citizens Advice
services; it is available to anyone living in Cumbria or the North
East of England. Details of the service can be found at http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/northern_debt_advice_line.htm
Debt Advice Foundation
The Debt Advice Foundation, is a registered national debt
education and advice charity (number 1095705).
It provides free access to a range of tools and practical
guides on how to manage money effectively, budget and negotiate
directly with creditors. The charity's self help tools section