Budgeting Advice Service now available from Harrogate Borough Council


Harrogate Borough Council (HBC) is now offering a new, free service to customers, providing advice about household budgeting and assisting with debt management. The services they offer include:

  • check that you are claiming all the benefits that you are entitled to
  • help you claim housing benefit or a council tax reduction
  • draw up a formal financial statement by looking at your income and expenditure
  • help with a household budget and ensure that you know which bills are priorities
  • assist with a plan to manage your debts better
  • assist you with bailiffs
  • introduce you to other agencies that may be able to help you further, such as the Citizens Advice Bureau and Step Change

Further information is available on the HBC website about financial assistance help and advice and managing money

How customers can contact the debt management team

Phone 01423 500600 

Email debtmanagement@harrogate.gov.uk

Website contact form can be accessed here.


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