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Citizens Advice LeicesterShire has launched a new service to help people to claim Universal Credit


Citizens Advice LeicesterShire has launched a new service called “Help to Claim” for those who need help to apply for Universal Credit in Leicester City, Blaby, Harborough, Hinckley & Bosworth, Melton, North West Leicestershire and Oadby & Wigston. Local residents can now get support to make their initial Universal Credit application all the way through […]

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21 March 2019: New Advice Partnership for Social Welfare Advice Services across Leicester City


Citizens Advice LeicesterShire and the Community Advice and Law Service are delighted to announce a new partnership that will continue to deliver Council-funded social welfare advice services across Leicester. This will ensure that residents will benefit from the continuing provision of advice and information through face to face appointments, a telephony service, multiple outreach venues […]

21 January 2019: Big Energy Saving Week comes to LeicesterShire


Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is helping local residents to save money on their energy bills this month as part of Big Energy Saving Week (January 21-27). New figures show that 20.5% of households in Leicestershire switched their energy supplier last year. Despite the introduction of a price cap on energy bills at the start of the […]

28 September 2018: Student Peer Mentors give advice to elders on Money Matters


Students at two schools in Leicestershire are giving tips on financial literacy to older students and their teachers as part of Citizens Advice LeicesterShire’s Money Matters Peer Leadership project. 23 young people from Heath Lane Academy, in Earl Shilton, and 18 students from Stephenson Studio School in Coalville, completed a 2-day Money Matters programme, empowering […]

27 July 2018: Citizens Advice LeicesterShire’s Oadby & Wigston branch has moved for pre-booked appointments


Citizens Advice LeicesterShire has moved location for pre-booked appointments in Oadby & Wigston. The appointment service has moved from Bassett Street to the Salvation Army Community Centre in Ladysmith Road. Citizens Advice LeicesterShire provides free, confidential and impartial advice on issues including: debt, benefits, housing, employment, family issues, discrimination and immigration. Oadby & Wigston residents […]

24 May 2018: Your advice service needs you!


Citizens Advice LeicesterShire has launched a county-wide drive to find committed and enthusiastic volunteers to help people to solve their problems. We have vacancies for voluntary positions which include providing initial assessments and advice, as well as helping clients with practical tasks, such as budgeting and filling in forms. We also have a number of […]

21 February 2018: Citizens Advice LeicesterShire launches new outreach advice service in Earl Shilton


From 22 February Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is beginning an outreach advice service at Community House in Earl Shilton. Citizens Advice LeicesterShire gives free, confidential and independent advice on a range of everyday issues including: debt, benefits, housing, family issues, discrimination, employment and immigration. The new outreach service will run on the second and fourth Thursday […]