We are a small local charity… donations are always welcome, and very gratefully received!

YOUR MONEY

We are always happy to help you to prepare a personal budget if household finances are causing you concern. Our expertise extends to maximising incomes and reductions in expenditure. You may also find that many discounts and grants are available to you!

YOUR DEBTS

We specialise in finding exactly the right solutions for YOU! This can include mediation and negotiation with creditors if required, and also detailed advice upon more formal strategies such as Bankruptcy and Debt Relief Orders.

YOUR BENEFITS

We can offer detailed advice & guidance upon a wide range of Welfare and Disability Benefits, Tax Credits and Pensions. We can discuss entitlements, calculate payments, and we also offer help in respect of any appeals that you may need to make.

LEGAL ADVICE

FAMILY LAW: EMPLOYMENT DISPUTES: CONTRACT LAW: HOUSING ISSUES –
Our Monday-night drop-in sessions are generally staffed by volunteer solicitors

Our web-site now includes a vast array of detailed and useful information, as well as a number of links to other organisations who can provide much-needed support and guidance. These pages are easy-to-use; they are designed to provide essential help on a number of specific issues including debt and welfare benefits. 

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New Staff Needed... Is This For You?

 

We currently have a requirement for a Client Support Adviser to work 16 hours per week over 2 or 3 days. This is to enable our centre to undertake advice work within a new outreach venue, and also to undertake further sessions at 2 of our existing venues. Client issues will be, predominantly, around Debts and Benefits.

An experienced candidate is preferred and we are recruiting initially that the job will last for 6 months, although there is a very strong possibility that it will endure for longer. 

If you have an interest in this position please make contact with Carl Persltrom, our Centre Co-ordinator via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Co-op Membership Fund

We are delighted that many local residents have nominated us to receive support via the Co-op Membership Fund. This support for our centre is very much appreciated - we are very grateful to all those involved in this initiative. Thank you!

 

 

CSA IS CLOSING DOWN!

THE CHILD SUPPORT AGENCY BEING ABOLISHED! The CSA is being wound down, and no longer accepts new assessments for child maintenance.

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