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On Hand to Help with Universal Credit

On Hand to Help with Universal Credit

On October 17th 2018 the Universal Credit Full Service was introduced in Cambridge for New Claims. Find out what is happening to the benefits system, what we think about the changes, and how we can help with new claims.

'Nowhere else to turn' - summer food bank shortages on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

'Nowhere else to turn' - summer food bank shortages on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Our crisis caseworker Richard C made an appearance on BBC Radio Cambridgeshire to discuss summer shortages at Cambridge City Foodbank, and the ways that foodbank users can get help in a crisis through the Cambridge Citizens Advice Bureau.

Top tips for PIP applications

Top tips for PIP applications

At Cambridge Citizens Advice, we help a lot of people to apply for PIP and challenge the decision if their application has been unsuccessful. Here are some top tips for applying for PIP from John, one of our benefit advisers.

Scam Alert: beware of cold callers offering debt help from Cambridge CAB

Scam Alert: beware of cold callers offering debt help from Cambridge CAB

Imposters pretending to be from Cambridge Citizens Advice are cold-calling people to offer help with debt problems. We will never call you about debts or other problems unless you've already been in touch with us and you're expecting our call.

Cambridge Local Assistance Scheme

Cambridge Local Assistance Scheme

The Cambridgeshire Local Assistance Scheme (CLAS) provides information, advice and one-off practical support and assistance to people who live in Cambridgeshire during times of exceptional pressure (subject to eligibility).

Top tips for managing your money

Top tips for managing your money

Our specialist adviser Richard shares his top tips for managing your money.

Paying too much for energy? We can help you save money

Paying too much for energy? We can help you save money

Are you getting the best deal on your gas and electricity? You could save as much as £300 a year by switching supplier and reducing the amount of energy you use.

Being a reception volunteer at Citizens Advice

Being a reception volunteer at Citizens Advice

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a reception volunteer at Citizens Advice? Maybe you’ve considered volunteering yourself, but you’re not sure whether it’s for you? Read our Q&A with Diana to find out why she volunteers at reception and what it’s like.

Information and advice for students in Cambridge

Information and advice for students in Cambridge

Calling all students in Cambridge! Whether you’re a Fresher or a returning student, if you need information or advice about anything – including accommodation options, housing issues, money and budgeting – you might find these links useful.

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