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Volunteer’s Fair

June 18th, 2018|news|

Dhekra Saidi, one of our hard working volunteers, helping with the Volunteer Fair at Bournemouth Library on Wednesday 13 June. Citizens Advice Bournemouth & Poole are always looking for volunteers so if you are interested please get in touch. www.bournemouthcab.co.uk/get-involved/

Universal Credit in Dorset

May 24th, 2018|news|

Citizens Advice in Dorset have been working together to build a snapshot of the impact Universal Credit has had across the county. The report shows that over 1,100 clients sought help from Dorset offices between October 2017 and March 2018. Local offices have also seen an increase in clients presenting with debt issues during the same [...]

Improving Digital Access

May 24th, 2018|news|

During November 2017 over 300 clients across Dorset, Bournemouth and Poole took part in our Digital Access Survey. This survey has been conducted in response to the UK Digital Strategy 2017 published in March 2017. The Strategy has been developed in order to improve digital access across Britain. Local offices across Dorset worked together to get [...]

Thank you to Tesco Customers

April 17th, 2018|news|

Thank you to all who put their blue coins in Tesco's Community Fund box for us! Your kindness has secured us funding of £4000 towards our Supporting People through Universal Credit Campaign. Our Universal Credit Support Worker, Bev Lloyd, works tirelessly to help those with queries, issues and applications towards universal credit.  The drop-in service to speak to Bev [...]

Easter Closures

March 28th, 2018|news|

Good Friday & Bank Holiday Monday On Friday 30th March and Monday 2nd April, Citizens Advice Bournemouth & Poole offices, outreaches and phone lines will be closed.  We will reopen on Tuesday 3rd April.  During this time, please visit the Citizens Advice main site at: http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk. Outreaches open week commencing 2nd April 2018 include: Broadstone Library, Tuesday 9:30am [...]

It’s Student Volunteering Week

February 19th, 2018|news|

Interested in becoming a volunteer? This week is Student Volunteering Week (19th-23rd February)! Student volunteers make up a big part of Citizens Advice Bournemouth and Poole.  They are integral in our everyday running of the service and provide a valuable service to the community.  A lot can be learned from working within Citizens Advice.  Watch the video to hear the [...]

Surviving Winter Appeal

February 14th, 2018|news|

Dorset Community Foundation is offering £200 support for over 50s in fuel poverty with its Surviving Winter Appeal. The foundation is urging people in need to contact their local Citizens Advice to receive a one-off grant of up to £200. Because of this year's phenomenal support from local residents donating their unwanted winter fuel allowances, the [...]