Christians Against Poverty
We work with CAP
(Christians Against Poverty) to provide a range of groups and services in the community. CAP is an international charity, based in Bradford. There are currently over 300 CAP Centres, which partner with local churches, across the UK.
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Midlands National Forest Centre
Our local Midlands National Forest CAP Centre is run in partnership with Holy Trinity Ashby
, supported by many other local Christian churches, civic community groups and private individuals. The Midlands National Forest Centre covers various local postcodes within a 10-mile radius of Ashby de la Zouch: LE65, LE67, DE11, DE12. We can sometimes travel slightly outside of this area, to help clients in cases of desperate need.
Are you struggling with unmanageable debt? CAP Debt Help is a FREE award-winning Debt Counselling service, provided face to face in your home.
*To book an appointment with our local Debt Centre, please call the national New Enquiries Team on 0800 328 0006.
Would you like to improve your ability to manage your finances? CAP Money is a FREE revolutionary money management course, designed to help you get, then stay in control of your personal or family finances. It's designed to help you budget, save and spend - and avoid getting into debt. We run CAP money courses at various community venues across the local area, through the year. *For further details - and to book a place on our next open CAP money course, please telephone our local Manager, Geoff Bull.
Are you looking for a way to get back into work? Your local CAP Job Club is a friendly place, where you can get practical help as you seek employment. It's a relaxed environment with the chance to meet other job seekers, get support and gain the tools you need to find work.
Our local CAP Job Club meets regularly on Thursday mornings from 9.15-12.00pm at Holy Trinity Church, Kilwardby Street, Ashby de la Zouch
. There's no need to book - just come along to one of our regular weekly sessions.
Is there something in your life that you just can't stop doing even though you want to? Maybe it's smoking, binge drinking, gambling or an Internet addiction? Do you feel like it’s just too hard to tackle it on your own? Your local CAP Release Group can help you break free from life-controlling habits. For further details - and to book a place on our next Release Group course, please telephone our local Manager, Lynda Flower.
CAP Volunteer Login
Coming soon... Are you a registered CAP volunteer with the Midlands National Forest Centre? When you log in, you will be able to see and access CAP volunteer information using the CAP Constellations
The Trussell Trust is a national charity, that runs a network of over 400 local food banks. Each foodbank works with local referral agencies, to issue food vouchers to those in need of emergency food and support in times of crisis across the UK. Click on a link to access further information about local foodbanks, within the Midlands National Forest area.