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Do you need help with debt?

Call free 0800 3280006

Weighed down by debt?
Weighed down by debt?

If you or someone you know is feeling weighed down by debt, then we can help for free. You may think your situation is impossible, but there is hope. This service is for anyone who is willing to pick up the phone and talk to a friendly person who can help you with your debt problems.

Please call free 0800 3280006 to book an appointment. Our friendly debt coach Pam Ansell from our East Dorset CAP Centre will then call you to confirm your appointment to begin your journey out of debt.

Christians Against Poverty or CAP is an award winning national debt counselling charity that has been serving people for free for 25 years. CAP offers hope and a solution to most people in debt, open to people of all lifestyles, faiths and none. Our service is unique, in depth and absolutely free. We will offer you a variety of support as you work with us from the start to the end of your journey out of debt.

For more information please contact Pam Ansell on 07979 794433. Our CAP East Dorset, Ringwood and Bearwood Centre is a joint project of the Bus Stop Club and Hope Church Ferndown. We have just celebrated our 26th individual or family in our area becoming debt free!

Please note: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have temporarily replaced our face-to-face debt counselling service with phone-based appointments. Despite this change, we continue to provide a holistic, personal service for every client. Once it is safe to do so, and following Government guidelines, we’ll look to resume our face-to-face home visits.

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There is always hope.

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HOW TO GET IN TOUCH WITH US

Susan Sutherland the Project Manager for the Turbary Resource Centre on the Heatherlands Estate can be contacted on 07866 692528 to help with any queries during the COVID-19 pandemic any morning 9:00 – 12:00 or after 3:00pm. This can include our major offerings of M.O.A.T. (1-2-1 coaching in Management of Anxiety and Trauma Recovery), CAP Debt Help and food store cupboard etc.

Alternatively you can send Susan a text on 07866 692528 or an email at ssutherland@hotmail.co.uk 

Easter Fun!

See what our After School club families received for Easter… complete with yummy Easter Choc treats! These weekly deliveries to the doors of around 20 families include a practical sheet with parenting tips for the mums and dads. A helpful support while we can’t meet.

We are thankful for Sainsburys giving us their surplus Comic Relief stock. This enabled us to add to the bumper Easter craft bags which were delivered in the week running up to Easter!

Good Friday Goodie Bags!

Easter’s celebration of new life was a great time to conclude our weekly grocery deliveries with a bang – in the sunshine! This was to coincide with the national loosening of restrictions, which is gradually giving us all a ‘new life’ of sorts. We added a flourish of special Easter treats and freshly baked choc munchies cooked by Susan in the centre’s kitchen.

Some of our cheerful, amazing volunteers who tirelessly delivered groceries on Fridays during the three lockdowns!

This Bus Stop Club initiative was set up to support the most vulnerable clients from our various projects including the CAP debt release work as well as any others we were made aware of during the three Lockdowns since March 2020 until April 2021. Brownies, freshly baked scones or other treats appeared most weeks inside the Friday grocery bags – delicious!

It goes without saying that the warm smiles on the doorsteps each Friday will be sorely missed. A BIG THANK YOU goes out to all our kind team of volunteers and all who donated the food items which made this possible.

Movers and Shakers – Transport in Craft!

Wow watch them go! Each week Lucie delivers the latest craft kit challenges to the After School families complete with a sheet of parenting tips for support in these challenging times, plus occasional yummy treats!

What would you come up with if you were tasked with producing any item of transport out of this jumbled heap of items…?

Can you make a creation out of this chaos?

Well, below are just some of the ‘sterling’ constructions sent in to us from families in picture form via our social media page. Impressive stuff! ‘Go gadget go!’

We are so thankful to funding from Cash 4 Kids, which helps us keep this weekly group running, albeit from home for now.

A terrific truck emerges from the heap!
Local movers and shakers!

It just goes to show what fantastic creations can be made out of seeming chaos!