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CAP partners with Remploy to help disabled people

calendar24 June 2016

The UK’s leading disability employment specialist, Remploy, has just teamed up with debt counselling charity Christians Against Poverty (CAP) to launch a new service to help people in financial hardship.

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Churches’ everyday heroism helping the UK’s most vulnerable

calendar15 June 2016

A new report shows shocking levels of deprivation are being addressed thanks to the Church partnering with debt charity Christians Against Poverty.

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“I lived in a graveyard till charity helped me” - CAP fundraiser

calendar07 June 2016

A man is set to walk from Lancashire to London in a bid to help the charity that saved him.

Ashley Parkinson, 57, was rock bottom after his business went under and spent three months living in a cemetery toilet block in Clitheroe, struggling to survive the winter. 

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CAP in the news

Church Times - 17 June 2016

Number of people in debt has risen, says CAP Read the article here.

BBC Breakfast, BBC 1 - 15 June 2016

John Kirkby talks to Steph McGovern on the launch day of CAP's Client Report 2015 Read the article here.

BBC 5 Live - 15 June 2016

Adrian Chiles talks to CAP clients and John Kirkby from 39 minutes Read the article here.

Christian Today - 08 June 2016

Astonishing reunion of Christian paramedic and the woman whose life he saved Read the article here.

BBC Radio 4 You and Yours - 03 May 2016

Debt and Mental Illness special with Martin Lewis Read the article here.

BBC Radio Solent - 11 April 2016

BBC's Julian Clegg talks to CAP Job Club which has seen success finding employment for people in Portsmouth. Read the article here.

Daily Telegraph - 05 April 2016

Martin Lewis talks about the link between debt and mental health - and where to go for help. Read the article here.

ITV & UTV - 21 March 2016

Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis recommends CAP for people struggling financially and emotionally. Read the article here.


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