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 …

Dartmouth Grant

Janie Moor News

Citizens Advice South Hams has recently received a grant from Dartmouth United Charities to provide a specialist caseworker in Dartmouth who will work with people in need of intensive support. Janie Moor from Citizens Advice said: “We often see people that have been struggling for some time and require more help than we can offer through our regular drop in …

Employment tribunal fees

Janie Moor News

Employment tribunal fees no longer need to be paid, states ruling by Supreme Court Workers that paid employment tribunal fees between July 2013 – July 2017 can claim them back Workers that stopped proceedings because they couldn’t afford the fees may be able to restart their cases In July this year the Supreme Court of Justice ruled that the system …

Triathlon bid to benefit Citizens Advice

Guy Collins News

It’s not many managers who would be willing to swim 750m, cycle for 20KM and run 5K to raise funds for their work place, but Janie Moor manager at Citizens Advice South Hams is doing just that on June 11th. After training for more than five months she feels she is now ready to take on the challenge this Sunday.  …

Help available at GP surgeries

Janie Moor News

Did you know that Citizens Advice can give you advice at some local health centres? If you are a patient at one of the surgeries below just call their reception and ask for an appointment with Citizens Advice:   Chillington Health Centre – Advice Session 9.00am – 1.00pm every Monday – telephone 01548 580214   Woolwell Medical Centre – Advice …

Mark Bebbington Charity Piano Recital a great success

Janie Moor News

Earlier this month, British pianist Mark Bebbington performed at The Dartington Hall to raise money for Citizens Advice South Hams. The charity event was a great success with a turn out of over 120 people.