Citizens Advice LeicesterShire delivering advice in a way that suits you Since the current lockdown started on 23rd March, Citizens Advice LeicesterShire has continued delivering free, independent advice to people who are struggling. Our fully-trained, qualified and experienced advisers have set up workstations in dining-rooms, bedrooms and broom-cupboards, and are busy giving advice on benefits, […]
Lots of information about the impact of coronavirus on Universal Credit claims and the changes that have already taken place.
Keeping Leicester City and County informed about how we are delivering our service.
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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 […]
19 April 2018: Launch event for Europe Direct project: what can Leicester residents do to prepare for Brexit?
Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is holding a free launch event for our Europe Direct Information Centre on Tuesday 24 April 2018. The event will focus on how communities can help each other to prepare for the changes to EU citizens’ legal rights to live and work in the UK after Brexit, and British citizens’ rights to […]
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 […]
Citizens Advice LeicesterShire’s City branch is moving on 26 February 2018. From this date, anyone with an emergency enquiry (eviction, court action, homelessness, no food, no utilities or abuse) will need to go to 1st Floor, Leicester City Council Customer Service Centre, York House, 91 Granby Street, LE1 6FB. Booked appointments will continue to be […]
17 January 2018 – Citizens Advice LeicesterShire launches a new website to make it easier for people to find local advice services
Citizens Advice LeicesterShire has launched a new website at www.citizensadviceleicestershire.org. The new site is accessible for clients using smartphones and tablets, as well as PCs. It can be easily translated into over 100 languages, including Bulgarian, Gujarati, Hindi, Polish and Urdu. Visitors to the website can search for a solution to their problem themselves using […]
16 January 2018 – Citizens Advice LeicesterShire is helping Leicestershire residents to keep a warm home this winter and save money on energy usage
This winter’s cold snaps highlight how important it is to keep a warm home during the winter months. People are at greater risk of illness and preventable death as a result of living in a cold home. This is particularly true for those who are vulnerable to the cold such as older people, young children […]