About Us

A network to improve the financial well being of people in the North East.

Fincan is the North East’s financial inclusion and capability network. Through our members we share information and best practice, provide opportunities for practitioners to get together and seek to influence policy.

At present, Fincan has over 200 member organisations within its network from across the private, public and voluntary sectors.

Our members include:

  • Local Councils
  • Credit Unions and CDFIs
  • Advice Agencies
  • Housing Providers
  • Banks
  • Voluntary Sector Organisations

Fincan is grant funded through the Northern Rock Foundation and also operates as the Citizens Advice Financial Capability Forum for the North East.

Fincan is the operating name of Financial Inclusion and Capability North East Limited and is a Registered Company, No. 07671177.

Our registered office is at:

The Davidson Building
Swan Street
Gateshead
Tyne and Wear

NE8 1BG