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New advice service for EU nationals living in Westminster

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A new advice service and helpline is being launched today to help EU nationals living in Westminster who are worried about their status in the run up to Brexit. Westminster City Council is working with Citizens Advice Westminster and the Migrants Resource Centre on plans to ensure that the 30,000 EU nationals living in the […]

Next week is Financial Capability Week – join us to ‘Talk Money’

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Citizens Advice Westminster’s financial advice team invites you to join them to ‘Talk Money’ during Financial Capability Week  from 13 -17 November 2017. You can join the discussion too at @TalkMoney! Your local charity, Citizens Advice Westminster, is delighted to be taking part in this important ‘FinCap’ week which will celebrate, showcase and expand on […]

Annual General Meeting 2017

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The Trustees of Citizens Advice Westminster are holding our Annual General Meeting on Thursday 16th November 2017 from 6.00pm until 8.00pm. Venue: Herbert Smith Freehills, Exchange House, Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EG Nearest station: Liverpool Street  We will be launching our Annual Report and celebrating the achievements of our volunteers! If you would like to join us, please email […]

Grow your tenner on 17 October

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Grow your tenner! Support our Westminster Foodbank Advice project ● Citizens Advice Westminster is participating in Localgiving’s Grow Your Tenner one-day fundraising campaign opening at 10am on 17th October: https://localgiving.org/appeal/supportourfoodbank/ ● The campaign will match your one-time donation pound-for-pound up to £10. If you set up a monthly direct debit to continue supporting us, your […]

MOT your money ! Free seminar

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Worried about paying your bills or rising costs? Come along to one of our free evening seminars to find out how you can better manage your money. You could save £100s! When: Tuesday 3rd October  and Tuesday 7 November: 5.30-7pm Where: Citizens Advice Westminster, 21a Conduit Place, London W2 1HS    

Volunteer open day 13th October

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Are you interested in helping out in your local community? Would you like to learn new skills to help you return to work? Do you want to gain experience working in a fast-paced office environment, working with a diverse group of people? Around 22,000 people volunteer with the Citizens Advice Service nationally – local people […]

Serving clients well

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Clients are very satisfied with our advice services at  Citizens Advice Westminster, according to the results of our recent  client satisfaction survey. Over 97% of users would recommend our service and 92% were happy with the outcome. Citizens Advice Westminster’s CEO, Shirley Springer, comments: “Rest assured we will not become complacent as we must maintain […]

Uphill struggle to claim benefits

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Vulnerable clients face an uphill struggle to claim disability benefits and suffer real hardship while challenging negative benefit decisions, often over a period of many months. This is the conclusion of recent research by Citizens Advice Westminster’s Research and Campaigns team into the experience of clients claiming Personal Independence Payments (PiP) and Employment Support Allowance […]

Supporting Grenfell residents

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Citizens Advice Westminster is playing its part in supporting the many residents who have suffered trauma, displacement and disruption to their daily lives as a result of the tragic Grenfell Tower fire. Our adviser Ardiane Krasniqi  is one of a team who visits  the Grenfell Assistance Centre at the Curve centre to provide advice, information […]

Grow your tenner!

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  Help to maintain our vital foodbank project   You can read our article in this quarter’s Focus to see that demand for our advice service at the North Paddington Foodbank continues to grow. We have been able to support some of the most vulnerable in the community but our funding is running out! Get involved! […]

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