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Reading Borough Councils Debt Advice Team

A specialist team who can give advice and support to explore ways possible ways to increase your income and reduce your outgoings. They can also help you review debt options so you can regain control of your finances and maintain your tenancy.

The Debt Advice Team can help the following residents of Reading:

  • Council Tenants (excluding Affinity managed properties),
  • Residents of Reading at risk of imminent homelessness (referred via Reading Borough Councils Housing Advice Team),
  • Universal Credit claimants who require Personal Budgeting Support,
  • Residents of Reading effected by the Benefit Cap,

They have also produced a Debt Advice Handbook that takes you through the debt advice process. Booklet available on the Reading Borough website. www.reading.gov.uk/debtadvice

Who to contact

Contact Name
Reading Borough Councils Debt Advice Team
Telephone
0118 937 2197
E-mail
debt.advice@reading.gov.uk
Website
Reading Borough Councils Debt Advice Team

Where to go

Name
Reading Borough Councils Debt Advice Team
Address
Civic Offices
Bridge Street
Reading
Postcode
RG1 2LU

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday to Friday from 9am until 5pm by appointment only.
Session Information
Please call the team to book an appointment.

Other Details

Costs

Is there a charge for
using this service?
No
Wheelchair accessible?
Yes

Availability

Referral required
No

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.