The Financial Inclusion Project Borders (FIPB) was set up to help people cope with financial worries. Staff from FIPB are working in conjunction with the StepChange Debt Charity to run a debt awareness week commencing Monday 25th January. FIPB staff and representatives from StepChange will be available to give advice at a number of venues throughout the week as per the details below. All events will run from 11am until 2pm.
Monday 25th January – Langlee Community Centre, Galashiels
Tuesday 26th January – Burnfoot Futures, Community Hub, Hawick
Wednesday 27th January – The Carters Rest, Jedburgh
Thursday 28th January – Selkirk Rugby Football Club
Friday 29th January – Venue to be confirmed in Newtown St Boswells
Tea, coffee, sandwiches and biscuits will be available and there will be a free raffle prize drawn at each venue.
If you need help to tackle your debt or finances why not pop along to your nearest session for advice and assistance to help you cope.