More people are now seeking help for essential household bills than consumer credit debts, according to Citizens Advice Mid Lincolnshire.
The charity is reporting a shift in the type of debt problems it helps people with.
Latest figures show more people are seeking support with rent, council tax, fuel and water debts while consumer credit problems such as personal loans and credit card bills are in decline.
The number of household debt problems helped with by staff and volunteers in the Citizens Advice offices in Sleaford and Boston has increased to 2,484, from 1,742 household debt issues in 2014-15.
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