CAP – Christians Against Poverty

The Yeovil Christians Against Poverty (CAP) Debt Centre is one of 270 Centres in the UK and whilst based in St John’s Church Yeovil, the Centre is very much in partnership with other Churches in Yeovil and the surrounding area, and the award winning national debt charity Christians Against Poverty.

Whether people are feeling the weight of debt, struggling to find work or just need a bit of help budgeting – CAP can help and over 38,000 people a year are helped nationally through free debt help, job clubs and CAP Money Courses.  The Yeovil Centre provides debt help and CAP Money Courses to help with budgeting.

CAP debt help

For those who think the situation is impossible when faced with unmanageable debt, our friendly team of trained debt coaches can bring hope and a solution.  Our free service is available to everyone regardless of age, gender, faith and background and we visit people in their homes, listen to their situation and provide a real solution to their debts.  For details, go to the national web site at or in order to get help for yourself, please ring the National Help line on 0800 328 0006, where a friendly person will await your call.

CAP life skills

We now regularly run CAP Life Skills Courses. Money impacts all areas of our lives: what we can or can’t afford, our relationships, what we eat, our health and wellbeing and much more. CAP Life Skills is a friendly group where you’ll gain practical skills and discover new ways to live for a brighter future. So, if you want to see your money go further, find ways to save money, have more time time and less hassle in your day to day life, then Life Skills is for

All courses are free of charge and to find out additional information follow this link  to our Life Skills page.

St John’s drop-in

At the Gone Fishing Cafe, which is held from 10:00am to 12noon every Thursday in St John’s, we have a ‘Drop-In’ where any client or anyone thinking about contacting CAP for help are very welcome to come and talk to a debt coach about their issues over a hot drink and cake.

Financial Support

If you wish to support CAP financially please go to  to quickly give an amount. If you wish to gift aid your donation or support via regular giving please see the form here: