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Stop Loan Sharks Intervention, Support, Education

The Health and Wellbeing Team are linking up with the Illegal Money Lending team to help raise awareness of the dangers of becoming involved with Loan Sharks by hosting an awareness raising workshop. 

This workshop is suitable to all frontline staff that has dealings with vulnerable members of the community e.g.  Housing Options, Housing Standards, Benefits, Community Safety and Councillors Etc.  The workshops will also be open to volunteers and employees from Community/Voluntary Organisations/Groups.

Two workshops are being held on Thursday 18th May 2017 in the Craddock Room, Stafford Borough Council, Civic Centre, Riverway, Stafford, ST16 3AQ.  The morning session is beginning at 11:00am and the afternoon session at 1:30pm.  Each session will last for approximately 1 ½ hours.

There are a maximum of 25 spaces available for each session and people need only attend either the morning or afternoon session.

The workshop will consist of the following:

Background information on Loan Sharks

 Effects of illegal money lenders on their victims

How to identify someone who is a victim of a loan shark

Referral process

To register your interest in the training please contact Richard Upton via email, rupton@staffordbc.gov.uk, stating if you wish to attend the morning or afternoon session.  


Event map

Craddock Room, Civic Centre, Riverside Stafford, ST16 3AQ