Citizens Advice Westminster’s Licensing Advice Project recently worked with residents of Soho to defeat an application to turn a retail shop into a licensed premises with very late evening hours. Residents were understandably worried about the impact such a change would have on their quality of life in a neighbourhood of which they had long […]
Our 2023 Autumn Newsletter is now available for viewing. It’s packed with exciting news and updates that we can’t wait to share with you. Click the link to check it out!
Citizens Advice Westminster’s (CAW) Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2023 promises to be a dynamic event, emphasizing community engagement, transparency, and the organisation’s commitment to serving the Westminster community. Attendees can anticipate insightful discussions, updates on governance, and a celebration of CAW’s impact on the lives of its service users.
A client with several physical health disabilities impacting his mobility needed to apply for a Westminster Council blue and white badge permit. This permit would greatly increase the quality of his life and help him gain more independence. The only way to apply for the badge is via an online form. The client, a man […]
Our 2023 Spring Newsletter is now available for viewing. It’s packed with exciting news and updates that we can’t wait to share with you. Click the link to check it out!
Do you have experience of living in temporary accommodation such as hostels, guest houses or B&Bs? Would you consider joining a Temporary Accommodation Action Group (TAAG)? If so contact Georgia for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org Click here to find out more: Lived experience Leaflet
On behalf of everyone at Citizen’s Advice Westminster we’d like to thank all those that came to our Annual General Meeting at the Stowe Centre. With a special thanks to The Lord Mayor of Westminster, Councillor Hamza Taouzzale, who officially opened our new Stowe Centre office. […]
Cost of living crisis A key focus at the Westminster Advice Forum was the impact of the cost-of-living crisis, with organisations reporting increasing demand for grants to support families and the impact of food and fuel poverty including for those in work. Our Research and Campaigns team regularly analyse evidence forms completed by Advisers fill […]
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.