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Citizens Advice Westminster’s Spring newsletter

Welcome to our spring newsletter! Update from CEO Joanna Cain As we start the new financial year and as the pandemic recedes, at Citizens Advice Westminster we are very excited to be opening up and extending our advice and information services. At this very difficult time when the cost of living crisis is causing real […]

Westminster Local Hardship Fund supports 1,598 local households

Citizens Advice Westminster was commissioned by the City of Westminster Council to deliver the Westminster Local Hardship Fund. Together with the Local Authority’s Local Support Payment team, we worked with 76 voluntary and statutory agencies across the borough to ensure that 1,598 households received Sainsbury’s food vouchers totalling £425,290. Click below to view our presentation […]

New location for Advice Shop in South Westminster!

From Tuesday 8th March 2022, Citizens Advice Westminster will run our Advice Shop at the Ebury Edge Community Hall, near Victoria station. When: 10am – 12 noon, Second Tuesday of each month, starting 8th March 2022 Where: Ebury Edge Community Hall, 43 Ebury Bridge Road, London SW1W 8DX Pre-book your assessment here  Download the Advice […]

HR Trustee vacancy

Citizens Advice Westminster’s Board has 11 Trustees with a broad range of skills, experiences and backgrounds.  We are now looking for a trustee with HR experience to provide strategic direction; and help both the Chief Executive Officer and the Board ensure best HR practice. This new Trustee will provide experience and knowledge of HR employment […]

We’re going digital…

As a service founded on delivering advice face-to- face, Citizens Advice Westminster has had to deal with an unprecedented challenge in maintaining support for clients who, more than ever, needed our helping hand during the Covid lockdown restrictions. As we prepare for a post-pandemic world, we are using our experience over the past year to […]

London Legal Walk 2021…Support us!

A team from Citizens Advice Westminster made up of staff, volunteers, and their friends and family will be participating in the London Legal Walk on 18 October. All funds raised will go directly to supporting the life-changing services that we provide free to the citizens of Westminster.  Why not join our team on this prestigious […]

Advice Shop is now open

We’re back face to face at Advice Shop   As the pandemic restrictions ease, Citizens Advice Westminster is slowly resuming  face-to-face Advice Shop sessions at a centre near you.  Please note, the Advice Shop  is currently held once a month at each centre and you need to live in Westminster to access this service and pre-book your appointment. […]

Our new agile service

It has been very exciting to be able to meet partners, clients and colleagues in person,  as we emerge from the pandemic, reflect on everything we have all learned, and plan our post- pandemic service. Our new approach will be to offer a wide range of routes into advice for Westminster residents, including digital, phone […]

Worried about losing your job?

The furlough scheme introduced during the pandemic as a lifeline for employees will end on 30 September. If you are worried about what will happen to you, or fear the risk of losing your job, Citizens Advice Westminster can help you to understand your employment rights if you find yourself in difficulty.  Find out more […]

Churchill Gardens Residents’ Event

Pictured at the Churchill Gardens event for residents on 28 August are Citizens Advice Westminster CEO Joanna Cain and Advice Shop Supervisor Adam Zaki. We joined 24 other local support agencies to reach out to residents and provide information on the services we provide. In particular, we were able to promote our new in-person Advice […]

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