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FISCUS Community Advice

FISCUS is a registered charity in Sunderland which provides Advice, Crisis Support and Community Services in Sunderland and the wider North East.

Swamped in Debt, struggling to pay those essential payments, stuck paying high interest and charges......we can help!  ‚ÄčIs there too much month left at the end of your money? Check out our Debt Advice page.

Budgeting, do you just need that little bit of help to manage your money........let us help....you will be amazed how much you can save with a little tweak of that budget!

Money MoT, do you want to know how to save on your energy providers, we can help!

Benefits Advice...........we complete a full benefits check, help with application form completion and speak to the DWP/HMRC (tax credits office)/your local authority on your behalf to resolve any issues.  We can also offer support with any initial challenge to a benefit being stopped.....

Looking for Work........we'll tell you how BETTER-OFF you CAN be!  if you are returning to work or going self employed We can give you a "better off" in work calculations.

Are you in Crisis or need Urgent Help? Do you live in Sunderland?  Our SAFE Project works with 5 Advice Services in Sunderland, We have SAFE Crisis Advice staff to support you. TEXT your name to 0798 33 55 212 for a call back.

Got a few hours to spare?  Interested in community volunteering? 
We have a be-spoke training sessions for our volunteers, come along and meet new people, learn new skills, have fun!  Call us to talk about volunteering with FISCUS.  We have volunteer opportunities in the following areas: Sewing Bee, Cooking and Baking, Upcycling, Advice Work

Please call or visit or website to make an appointment or get further information.

We have weekly appointments at our office (37 Villette Road) on a Monday: 9am, 10:15 and 11:30 - please call to book as these go very fast!

We also have a debt surgery on each Thursday afternoon with a full qualified debt adviser - please call for further details, by appointment only.

We have outreach appointments available at:

Thorney Close Action and Enterprise Centre: 120 Thorndale Road, Thorney Close, Sunderland SR3 4JQ

WEDNESDAY: Appointments 9am, 10:15am and 11:30am 

Parker Trust: 25 Kayll Road, Sunderland, SR4 7TY

THURSDAY: Appointments 9am, 10:15am and 11:30am Friday alternate weeks

Sharp: 17 Beatrice Terrace, Shiney Row, Houghton Le Spring, Tyne & Wear, DH4 4QW

ALTERNATE FRIDAYS: Appointments 9am, 10:15am and 11:30am

Washington Mind: Grasmere Terrace, Washington NE38 7LP

ALTERNATE FRIDAYS: Appointments 9am, 10:15am and 11:30am

NB PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE TO BOOK THESE APPOINTMENTS 

Who to contact

Telephone
0191 511 1391
E-mail
info@fiscus.org
Website
https://www.facebook.com/

Where to go

Name
Fiscus
Address
The Coop Centre
Whitehouse Road
Hendon
Sunderland
Tyne & Wear
Postcode
SR2 8AH

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Monday to Wednesday 9:00-4:30 pm
Thursday 1:00-5:00pm
Appointments on a Monday 9:00-12:45

Other Details

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