Christians Against Poverty (CAP)


Christians Against Poverty is an award winning, national debt counseling charity offering free help and advice through a network of debt centers based in the local church. CAP offers hope and a solution to people in debt through its top-quality, in-depth service, as well as offering financial education through the CAP Money Course and helping people back into employment through CAP Job Clubs.

Nobody should be held hostage by debt and poverty, so if you are struggling or even if you just want re-assurance or some advice about how to manage your finances – give us a call, or pop in and see us.

Which CAP Course is For Me?

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CAP Job Club

Tuesdays* West Lounge 10am – 1pm
This is an 8-week course and it will cost you nothing to attend. It focuses on finding jobs and getting ready for employment.

We cover the following topics

  • Finding your motivation
  • Overcoming obstacles
  • Discovering your strengths
  • Getting to know employers
  • Writing CVs and applications- part one
  • Writing CVs and applications- part two
  • Succeeding in interviews
  • Getting ready for work

Personal coaching sessions also run alongside the course, and the Job Club Manager/Coach will meet with you on an individual basis to discuss your needs and to help you set personal goals. A free member workbook is also provided, and the course is delivered using DVD presentations. All sessions are fun and interactive.

Call 0800 328 0006 to book an appointment with your local debt centre or register for the Job Club. Alternatively you can contact our job coach, Katharine Lam on and arrange to speak to her directly.

Remember it’s free to attend our courses!

This course runs 3-4 times a year.

** THE NEXT COURSE STARTS on Wednesday 8th August and runs until Wednesday, 3rd October 2018. Sessions are from 9:30am until 12:30pm at The Hub, 34 Havelock Street, Thornaby, TS17 6HN and are free to attend. To book a place call Freephone 0800 328 0006(option 2) Places are limited and so booking is essential. For more information visit

CAP Money Course

The CAP Money Course is a revolutionary money management course that teaches people budgeting skills and a simple cash-based system that really works. In just a few weeks, you will get to grips with your finances so you can budget, save and prevent debt.

Whether you feel generally organized with your money or whether it’s like a lucky dip every time you try to withdraw cash from your account, the CAP Money Course will help you take complete control of your finances.

Call 0800 328 0006 to book an appointment with your local debt centre or register for the Job Club. Alternatively, you can contact the Church Office to put your name on the list and one of our team will contact you.

Remember it’s free to attend our courses!

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