Here you will find links to useful, related websites. Please note, we are not responsible for the content of external internet sites.
Association of British Credit Unions Limited
Information and news site about credit unions in England, Scotland and Wales, and the home site of the Association of British Credit Unions Ltd.
If you do not live or work within Wigan Borough, you can find out where your local credit union is located by visiting this site.
Brian Shields Trust
Quite often the victim of a loan shark can feel very isolated and vulnerable which can leave them feeling that they have nobody who they can turn to for help.
They may fear that by speaking out they leave themselves open to reprisals and violent threats, Loan sharks actually rely on the fact that they have intimidated their victims to this point.
THE BRIAN SHIELDS TRUST\'S ROLE
To ensure that anyone facing serious issues with debt/loan sharks will be taken seriously and will receive the help they deserve.
They provide an accessible confidential listening service to bridge the gap between the Authorities & the communities.
Visit: Brian Shields Trust
Debt Advice Foundation
FREE access to a range of tools and practical guides on how to manage money effectively.
Visit: Debt Advice Foundation
Join us, Unify Credit Union Members on facebook.
Financial Ombudsman Service
The official independent expert in settling complaints between consumers and businesses providing financial services.
Visit: Financial Ombudsman Service
HELP WITH RENT
Help Housing Benefit claimants who, due to changes in the law, have found their payments reduced and now struggle to pay their rent. Help is available throughout Greater Manchester from a dedicated team who can provide practical help and support.
Visit: HELP WITH RENT
Hindley Green Residents Association
Working together to help the community of Hindley Green in Wigan.
A site for anyone interest in Leigh, Lancashire - packed full of useful information about Leigh, Lancashire.
Visit: Leigh Life
Promoting value and choice for all gas and electricity customers
Unify Credit Union is committed to delivering additional benefits & cost saving opportunities for all our members and we are pleased work in partnership with a local white goods supplier.
Visit: POOLES DOMESTICS
Stepchange Debt Advice
Visit: Stepchange Debt Advice
The Money Advice Service
If you’re looking for free, clear, unbiased advice to help you manage your money, you’re in the right place.
Visit: The Money Advice Service
Which Consumer Advice
Which has produced a guide for consumers about credit unions
Visit: Which Consumer Advice
Wigan and Leigh Citizens Advice Bureau
Confidential, free and impartial advice of any matter for residents of Wigan and Leigh.
Working in partnership with Unify to improve the finances of residents across the borough.
Wigan and Leigh Housing Association
Better Homes, Brighter Futures
Working in partnership with Unify to provide ethical low cost financial services to tenants.
Wigan Council\'s website provides a wealth of information, support and advice for all residents, businesses and visitors to the borough.
Wigan Council works in partnership with Unify to ensure that residents across the borough are able to access low cost financial services.
Visit: Wigan Council
If you want to know more about Wigan and its rich history, visit wiganworld.
World Council of Credit Unions Inc
Regional and national credit union and financial cooperative associations affiliated with WOCCU represent 59 countries across the globe.