MORE people in Swindon struggling with unmanageable debts are turning Citizens Advice Swindon, leading the charity to call for people to seek help before they reach crisis point.
Citizens Advice Swindon has helped 1,169 people with debt issues in the last 12 months. Of those, 236 people sought advice on debt relief orders a rise of 54 per cent compared to the previous 12 months.
Nationally, more people have been helped with a debt relief order (DRO) since the amount of debt covered rose from £15,000 to £20,000 last October.
Debt relief orders are a last resort for people who have exhausted all options for repaying their debts and wont be able to pay in the near future.
They work by pausing most of your de…
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