MABS opening hours Christmas 2022 and New Year 2023

Over the Christmas and New Year seasons, MABS services opening hours will be slightly different than normal. These services include:

The information on the opening hours graphic is for our National Helpline and Local Offices. Normal Service resumes on Tuesday, 3 January 2023.

Graphic with opening hours of MABS national helpline over the festive season 2022


Our WhatsApp Service will close on Friday, 23 December 2022 and will re-open on Monday, 16 January 2023. Follow MABS on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for more information and updates on the reopening of the WhatsApp service and other services provided by MABS.

In the meantime, all our services will be available as usual until Friday, 23 December. Remember, the website is available 24/7 with a wide range of helpful information, tips, and tools to support you through the festive season and beyond. Already thinking of a new years resolution? Think about starting a budget. The earlier in the year you start, and we have a full-page dedicated to how to budget.

The rising cost of living might be creating anxiety for you, particularly around Christmas time. If you feel over-indebted or want to discuss managing your bills and budgeting, please contact one of our advisers. Anxious about in-person meetings? Don’t worry; telephone and, where available, virtual consultations are continuing.

MABS is non-judgemental, confidential and independent. The services offered by MABS are free of charge.

Check out our complete list of offices to find your local office. Call the MABS National Helpline on 0818 07 2000 or email


Original post: 7 December 2022

Updated: 12 December 2022