Money and Debt Advice

Due to government guidance on Covid-19, we have suspended our face to face appointments and invitation-only drop ins. All appointments are currently running via telephone or video conferencing. 

If you need to contact Money Skills and nobody is available to take your call, please leave a voicemail and we will get back to you as soon as possible

If you have a telephone appointment with us, please have the following to hand when we call:

  • Proof of your income (wage slips, benefit award letters, bank statements etc)
  • Any letters from your creditors (the people you owe money to)
  • Gas and electric bills
  • Any court letters
  • An idea of your regular outgoings such as your rent, council tax, gas & electricity, food shopping etc


We offer free, confidential and impartial services available to people who live, work or study in the Bolton area:

  • homelessness prevention advice and assistance for mortgage and rent arrears
  • dealing with Council Tax and fuel arrears
  • affordable and realistic payment arrangements negotiated
  • advice and assistance with court forms including Debt Relief Orders (DRO), Individual Voluntary Arrangements (IVA), Bankruptcy