Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is a Christian charity founded in Bradford, West Yorkshire by John Kirkby in 1996. It is a national organisation specialising in debt counselling for people in financial difficulty, including those in need of bankruptcy or insolvency. It also provides Job Clubs for those seeking employment and Fresh Start Courses for people looking to overcome addictions and dependencies. It works with the local church to support people through their journey of debt and seeks to offer them emotional and spiritual support along the way, through linking them into local church communities where appropriate. Currently 10 people become debt free and 3 people become Christians each day through CAP’s support.
Malvern Branch Opening January 2019!
We are very excited to announce that a Malvern Branch of CAP will be opening early in the New Year. This will be a joint Churches Together in Malvern initiative, which we are very excited to be playing a leading part in.
An update on the progress of Malvern CAP including how you can get involved can be found here: Update on Christians Against Poverty for churches
CAP have just been featured on a BBC2 documentary called ‘The Debt Saviours.’ You can watch it on iPlayer here.
And the post-screening live link from CAP Bradford where they discuss the programme can be found here