Help with digital skills for job seekers in South Hams

Claire Brown News

In a new initiative, Citizens Advice South Hams, Jobcentre Plus and South Hams District Council have teamed up to provide immediate help for South Hams residents applying for and claiming Universal Credit. Universal Credit – the new benefit for people who are working but on a low income, or people who are out of work – has already been introduced …

Are you a landlord?

Janie Moor News

The new Sustainable Tenancies project has been set up to raise awareness of new domestic energy rights and responsibilities for tenants and landlords which, in combination with assessing tenants domestic energy use, will help to reduce fuel poverty and create more sustainable tenancies. If you are a private landlord with a property in the South Hams (or know family or …

Concerned about energy costs and keeping your home warm?

Michelle Carr News

Concerned about energy costs and keeping your home warm?   Citizens Advice South Hams can help you understand your fuel bills, switch energy tariffs, and provide information about accessing grants to keep your home warm and eligibility for Priority Service Register. Please bring your gas and electricity bills (if you have any) to the following advice sessions detailed below: Totnes …

Successful campaign brings benefits to South Hams

Michelle Carr News

South Hams residents are to be spared some of the worst side effects of the government’s botched roll out of Universal Credit following a successful campaign by Citizens Advice both nationally and locally. After pressure from the charity and others, the government has come up with a £1.5bn package to ease implementation of the troubled new welfare system, due to …

IT Coordinator (voluntary role)

Janie Moor News

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an established IT expert to join our small and dynamic team as IT Co-ordinator. Citizens Advice South Hams provides advice, support and information to more than 4,000 local people each year. We are a forward looking organisation that has for many years has taken a multi-channel approach to delivering advice services, including digital telephone …

Successful campaign brings benefits to South Hams

Claire Brown News

South Hams residents are to be spared some of the worst side effects of the government’s botched rollout of Universal Credit following a successful campaign by Citizens Advice both nationally and locally. After pressure from the charity and others, the government has come up with a £1.5bn package to ease implementation of the troubled new welfare system, due to come …

Citizens Advice expands service in Dartmouth

Claire Brown News

Citizens Advice South Hams has increased its service to Dartmouth residents by providing a Specialist Advisor on Tuesday afternoons in the Mayor’s Avenue Clinic.  The weekly Tuesday morning drop in sessions will continue but any resident who requires more in-depth help will be given an appointment with the Advisor; those that need more intensive ongoing help will be supported on …