Debt & Money

Debt & Money Advice Team

James Brewer  MIMA (Cert)
Deputy Operations Manager


If you’re struggling to manage your finances and are in debt, it can be
hard to know where to turn to for help. But our specialist Money Advice team
at Citizens Advice Ipswich can help you find a way forward.

In the last year alone, our specialist debt advisers helped clients in Ipswich write off over £1 million of debt.

Our service is free and completely confidential.

The advice you receive from us will be based on a detailed assessment of your circumstances. We’ll also provide you with follow-up support to ensure you have the knowledge and tools to decide on the options that are right for you.

How we can help

We can help you with:

  • Breathing Space
  • Creating a budget/financial statement
  • Negotiating lower payments with your creditors
  • Disputing or challenging your debts
  • Requesting your debts are written off
  • Help with court forms and fees
  • Debt Relief Orders
  • Bankruptcy

Who we help

We offer support to anyone who lives or works in Ipswich and is seeking help with personal debt.

If you owe money and you’re struggling to pay it back, we’re here to help.

Contact us:

Coronavirus: Our office is open and we are running our morning drop-in advice sessions, but the number of people we can see each day is limited. Therefore, please contact us by phone if you’re able to do so.

If you come to one of our drop-in advice sessions, our Generalist Advice team will take some details from you about your situation, and can then refer you to us for debt advice.

Please consider wearing a face mask when visiting us.

By telephone:

Please call the free Suffolk Adviceline on 0808 278 7868 between 9am – 5pm, Monday to Friday, and ask for a referral to the Money Advice Team.

By email:

Please send us a message or email