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Well-being project delivers multiple benefits for both patients and GPs

Citizens Advice Westminster is one of a number of agencies delivering the “Self-Care Social Prescribing project” * which is now in its third year. This year we have supported around 125 patients who were referred by local GPs to our information and advice services for help with their non-medical health and well-being issues. As one of the […]

Another busy year for our Licensing Advice Project


Another busy year for our Licensing Advice Project which has been supporting residents in their issues with licensing, gambling and “sexual entertainment venue” applications since 2005. Specialist licensing solicitor Richard Brown explains: “There were 138 new enquiries opened. We represented residents at 63 hearings, made written submissions in advance of 3 hearings which we were […]

Celebrating our fantastic volunteers

LW Team photo 2018

Volunteering provides an opportunity to use your skills across a wide range of activities from community fundraising and policy and campaigns work to speaking to clients on our Adviceline and drop-in gateway services to assess their needs and ensure they get the best possible free, independent and expert advice. Look at what our volunteers say […]

Annual General Meeting 2018


Citizens Advice Westminster Annual General Meeting  All Welcome Date: Tuesday 13th November 2018 Time: 6.30pm Venue: Portcullis House, House of Commons, Palace of Westminster, London SW1A 0AA If you would like to join us for our AGM, please contact us as below to receive your confirmation ticket**: Email: Telephone: 020 7706 6010 **Please note that […]

Exciting new job vacancies

We are excited to introduce a number of job vacancies here at Citizens Advice Westminster.   Want to join our team and make a real difference to the local community in Westminster?    Housing Advocacy Caseworker Adviser/Caseworker (BSL) Adviser/Family Support Caseworker Benefits Advocacy Caseworker Performance Quality Manager The closing date for these posts is on Friday 5th […]

We are looking for new Trustees to join our board


At present, Citizens Advice Westminster is looking for skilled Trustees for the following roles to join our board. We are looking for: Trustee: Human Resources Committee (x 2) Trustee: Fundraising Committee (x1) Trustee: Fundraising Committee – Research and Campaigns Lead (x1) Trustee: Service Delivery Committee (x1) Company Secretary Interested?  Find out more here.      […]

Free NHS prescriptions if you are on Universal Credit


Are you receiving Universal Credit? Make sure you’re eligible for free prescriptions to avoid being fined!     If you’re a Universal Credit claimant, you qualify for free prescriptions if: You receive Universal Credit and either had no earnings or had net earnings of £435 or less in your last Universal Credit assessment period; or […]

We walked the Legal Walk!

LW Team photo 2018

Citizens Advice Westminster’s team joined the 2018 London Legal Walk on Monday 21 May.  The group of 13 staff, volunteers and friends  took part in  this annual 10K walk around London. Thank you to this year’s team for all their efforts.  The team consisted of: Amy, Barri, Dee, Gwyneth, Frances, Holly, Liam, Ming, Neha, Rebecca, Sahwi, […]

London Legal Walk 5 days to go!


We are five days out from the London Legal Walk and we are over half way to our fundraising goal! The London Legal Walk is the largest fundraising event in the Legal Calendar. There are over 10,000 walkers taking on the 10k to raise money for legal services. The team from Citizens Advice Westminster made up of staff, […]

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