Christians Against Poverty

Christians Against Poverty is a national debt counselling charity working through a network of centres based in local churches. CAP offers hope and a solution to anyone in debt through its unique, in-depth service.


This involves visiting the clients in their homes and offering a unique ‘hands on’ approach, which involves debt counselling, advice and practical help. This approach empowers people to help themselves out of poverty and to be released from worry and fear, which can be generated by overwhelming debts.

Our service is completely free and CAP will help anyone regardless of their religious beliefs.

If you need assistance you can call free on 0800 328 0006. Or contact Dan Burrows, our Community Transformation Co-ordinator, at or 020 7326 9417

Quote from a CAP client
“I felt totally overwhelmed and trapped. I was
bombarded with letters and calls. I was seriously
considering suicide. Now I feel lightness instead
of darkness. My life has been transformed! CAP
has shown me true love.”

CAP Release Groups

Britain has a serious problem with dependency and it's getting worse. 2.6 million children live with parents who drink hazardously and we have the biggest drug problem in Europe. A CAP Release Group empowers us to help people break free from life-controlling habits like drinking, smoking, gambling or internet addictions. The Release Groups provide a place of trust and security, where people are offered emotional and practical support. The Release Group consists of a termly eight-week course, an ongoing weekly community time and 1-1 coaching.
If you are struggling with a dependency, from smoking to shopping, gambling to alcohol, or if you just want to know more about this whole area do contact Dan Burrows at

Interested in joining our team?

How much time do I need to commit?

CAP runs throughout the year. If you can, please offer an hour or an evening, afternoon, morning - whatever is suitable for you.

What do we need?

Befrienders: Befriending, supporting and mentoring clients by providing practical help (eg gardening, baking, inviting people around for a meal, babysitting children etc) and emotional and spiritual support.

Event Organisers: Planning regular client and volunteer events including day trips etc.

With years of experience helping thousands of people get to grips with their finances, CAP has produced its very own CAP Money Course.

Dan B


For further information contact Dan at
or call 020 7326 9417


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