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Debt Counselling Service maintained during coronavirus lockdown

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Island residents who find themselves in financial difficulty are being reminded that a confidential Debt Counselling Service remains available to them.

The service, run by the Isle of Man Government’s Office of Fair Trading (OFT), gives people the opportunity to talk to a specialist debt counsellor about their financial concerns.

Martyn Perkins MHK, Chair of the OFT, said:

‘We will maintain this important service for as long as we are able to do so during the continuing global pandemic but response times will inevitably be slower.

‘From a debt counselling perspective, the continuing extraordinary circumstances caused by COVID-19 may create a perfect storm.’

You can contact the Debt Counselling Service by emailing, by calling +44 01624 686500 or through their website.

Further guidance on budgeting is available in a free booklet which is available by contacting the Debt Counselling Service or can be found online

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