New Christian budgeting service to help Levin families out of debt – New Zealand Herald
A new debt advice service helping families in Levin is at capacity already just months after opening its doors.
The books at the local branch of Christians Against Poverty (CAP), a national debt counselling charity, were full since it opened its first debt centre in Queen St late last year.
The CAP centre in Levin was one of 46 nationwide and with the pressures of the recent Christmas spend coming to bear early in the New Year, their presence was timely.
Levin CAP debt centre manager Jacqui Blyton said resources meant they were limited as to how many families were on the books at one time.
CAP was helping almost 600 families nationwide and in the last 10 years had assisted 1300 clients with their debt obligations…