HOPE IN THE DARK PLACES
Freedom offers a range of support for people struggling with mental issues, including counselling and one-to-one support.

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HOME FOR THE HOMELESS
Freedom offers an opportunity for homeless people to get a roof over their head through our housing program.

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HELP IN HARD TIMES
Freedom offers long-term support for people struggling with addiction.

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SUPPORT FOR THE STRUGGLING
Freedom offers advice and support on a range of issues including benefits, debt, family issues, and employment.

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Working with People in Debt

When I first came to work at the project, I was surprised at the need for debt advice in the area. During these six months, our clients had a total of £161,956 debt between them and over 60% of this debt is what is classed as priority debt – which is a term we use for debts such as rent arrears, council tax arrears, utilities, court fines, etc.
Most people don’t realise the effect that having debt and not dealing with it can have on their well-being and mental health.

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07 Feb

Social Media’s Effects on Mental Health

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17 Jan

How do you know if you are in debt?

Most people in the current world are in some form of debt, whether it be car finance, a mortgage or being in schemes such…