Welfare - managing your money

Debt advice

Many organisations offer free, confidential support and advice to anyone worried about loans, credit and debt. In Cumbria, local support is available through the Citizens Advice Bureau. You can find out more about your local office by visiting citizensadvice.org.uk or calling them directly using one of the numbers below:

Workington - 01900 604735
Keswick - 017687 73472
Wigton - 01900 702890
Barrow - 01229 830367
Millom - 01229 772395
Whitehaven - 01946 693321
Carlisle - 01228 633909
Penrith - 01768 863564
Appleby - 01768 891503
Windermere - 015394 46464

Credit unions

Credit unions are open to everyone who live or work in the areas that they serve regardless of your level of personal household income. If you want to benefit from saving on a regular basis and being able to borrow money at a low interest rate then join your nearest credit union today.