If you are having problems with debt or living costs, it is important to ask for help as soon as possible.
Citizens Advice Leeds provides free, independent advice to people living in Leeds. You will need an appointment.
You can get advice about:
- welfare benefits
31 New York St, Leeds LS2 7DT, Mondays to Fridays, 9am-4pm. Other venues available include GP surgeries, Children’s Centres, One Stop Centres.
Call the number below to find out more and book an appointment.
0113 223 4400, 9am – 5pm or email
Money Buddies is a free service that provides debt advice and can help you:
- save money
- learn how to budget (manage your money carefully)
- understand financial statements
- switch utility suppliers
- avoid illegal money lenders
Ebor Gardens Advice Centre, 93 Haslewood Drive, Leeds LS9 7PS
Leeds Money Buddies (online chat is also available)
Leeds (MIC) Money Information Centre is a local website run by Leeds City Council that can help you find organisations in Leeds that can provide free debt advice, offer affordable loans and services to help you save money and reduce your bills.
The Money Advice Service is a national website which includes advice on saving and borrowing money, how to budget (manage your money carefully) and welfare benefits. It also offers free advice over the phone or online chat.
It includes a useful search tool to find local debt advice services:
Christians Against Poverty provides free debt advice and help you create a plan to help you deal with money problems. You can make an appointment to see an adviser.
Help to heat your home
The Warmth for Wellbeing Service can provide advice about saving money on your energy bills, repairing your heating or keeping your home warm.