Debt Help – Christians Against Poverty

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Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is a Christian charity in the UK founded by John Kirkby in 1996. It is a national organisation specialising in debt counselling for people in financial difficulty

Life Skills: Our Life Skills Courses help people to find ways of living within a budget. If you’d like to know more please contact Ben Warrender

Need help with debt in North Devon or Torridge?

If you need free and confidential debt advice, then Christians Against Poverty can help. Please call this number for free 0800 328 0006 and make an appointment with one of our two debt coaches.  Around the country thousands of people have already been released from the weight of debt through a combination of advice, financial  education, budgeting and insolvency services.

Our heart is to reach those in North Devon and Torridge who are living with unmanageable debt and share God’s love with them. Our Debt Centre is supported by churches from across the region.

All the financial advice comes from the Bradford Head Office who organise a budget for the client to follow, deal with creditors and manage bill payments.  Our two Debt coaches meet clients through online calls or face to face visits in the church and support them until they are debt free. Our service is completely free to clients and we won’t take any commission.

CAP Coaches

Ben Warrender
Centre Manager & Debt Coach North Devon

Sylvia West
Debt Coach Torridge

CAP MONEY Budgeting and Money Management Course

CAP Money is a practical,  hands-on, 5-week course run online to help you manage your money and finances.  For more information please see the CAP Money website .

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CAP Money:

  • A simple, yet highly effective money management course
  • Teaches people budgeting skills and a system that really works
  • Help anyone to get more in control of their finances
  • Learn to build a budget
  • Learn to save
  • Learn prevent and reduce debt
  • Mix of video clips, activities and discussion
  • The service we offer is online and completely free

For more information contact Ben Warrender or call 07383741901

How can I get involved?

We’d love to send you information about our Debt Centre. If you’d like to be kept up to speed please fill out our contact form.  We only send out a newsletter quarterly so don’t worry, we won’t be filling your inbox.   Find out about the latest national news visit the CAP website here. Contact Ben Warrender if you have any further queries about CAP in North Devon and Torridge 07383 741901.


Our CAP prayer support team pray regularly for the debt coaches, befrienders and clients. We have seen God do amazing things over the six years the centre has been open. Could you join our regular prayer meeting?  If you would like to join in praying for CAP in North Devon or Torridge, contact Ben Warrender


In order to do what we do we need your help. Could you consider becoming a Life Changer and donate to our North Devon Debt Centre.

There are lots of ways that you can give:

  • Online donation
  • Offline giving
  • Leave a gift in your will
  • Give as a church
  • Give through your salary
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We need volunteers to help us support clients – could you help? We can’t do it on our own!

We are always looking for volunteers to support our clients in all sorts of ways including accompanying debt coaches in their work to help clients. Fill in the form to register your interest.


Download CAP Support Team Role Specification

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