Christians Against Poverty

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is run from the Holy Trinity Church and aims to support families who are experiencing financial difficulties by providing debt counselling and other supports. CAP can assist families to maximise income through;

CAP Debt Help has been specifically tailored to help those who are struggling with unmanageable debt to get a handle on their finances and support with various suitable routes out of Debt. Our local Debt Coach visit clients in their own homes, making our service accessible to anyone who might find travel difficult or those who find it hard to leave their home. An appointment can be made by calling 0800 328 0006, more information can be found via the following link:

Our CAP Job Club has a weekly drop in at the Bridge Community cafe in Wester Hailes on a Friday between 10am and 1pm, we also run 3 ‘Steps to Employment’ courses each year. The courses cover practical help such as CV writing and interview skills as well as confidence building and motivation. You can read more about it by following the link below:

Our CAP Fresh Start course runs 3 times a year and is for supporting those battling with life-controlling dependencies. These dependencies could be anything; cigarettes; alcohol; computer games; shopping – the list is endless. The course is for anyone who feels there is something in their life that has more control over them than they have over it. For more information please follow the link below:

CAP Money is designed to be accessible to people from a variety of backgrounds to help them build and live on a budget. It looks at how to write a budget, saving on a low income, avoiding credit and more practical money tips.

You can find out more about CAP at or to speak to an Advisor, call free on 0800 328 0006.