History and behind the scenes
Lifeline Debt Advice was set up in 2008 by Sandbach Methodist Church (now part of Unity Methodist Church charity 1173520) and offers face to face appointments in its office in the Wesley Centre.
In 2023 we became a CMA Connect Centre. Our trained Money Mentors work with qualified Debt Advisers at Community Money Advice, who communicate with creditors on your behalf and offer advice on available debt options to resolve your financial situation. Our Money Mentors work with you throughout the debt advice process.
We are affiliated to the national charity Community Money Advice.
We are staffed entirely by volunteers who come mainly, but not exclusively from the Christian Community. We offer confidential, non-judgmental help and debt advice to anyone regardless of background or belief.
Free Debt Advice
We never charge clients, our funding is from grants and donations.
We are very grateful to the following organisations which have supported our work by providing grants or donations.
Grant funding has enabled us to update or upgrade our office equipment and provide training for volunteers.
Coronavirus Community Support Fund Grant
Lifeline Debt Advice received a grant from the National Lottery Community Fund which has enabled us to purchase new laptops and other office equipment and to train more volunteers:
Sandbach Town Council has given a grant which has been used to purchase a new laptop.
The Rotary Club of Sandbach Crosses
Unity Methodist Church
Sandbach Baptist Church
St Peters C of E Church
Volunteers: we are staffed entirely by volunteers who come mainly, but not exclusively, from our local Christian community.
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