Press release: Help for 220,000 people struggling with debt

**9 September 2014 **

The Money Advice Service is set to help almost 60,000 more people with free debt advice in England and Wales this year, through a new injection of funding starting on 1 October 2014. It expects 220,000 people to receive help through the Service’s debt advice partners in the year to March 2015, up from 163,000 in 2013/14. The advice will be provided both face-to-face and over the phone.