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Annual General Meeting 2018


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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: sitalgohil@westminstercab.org.uk 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


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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


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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!


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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, […]

EU helpline number is changing on 5 June


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Our EU nationals helpline number is changing on Tuesday 5 June. The new number is 0300 330 9011 The line is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 11am- 2pm

London Legal Walk 5 days to go!


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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, […]

Universal Credit in Westminster


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 Universal Credit will start in Westminster in June. The new system replaces six existing benefits: Check out if you are eligible https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/universal-credit/before-you-apply/Check-if-youre-eligible-for-Universal-Credit/ You can call us for information on 0300 330 1191 (Calls to this service cost the same as calling 01 and 02 numbers.) You can read details of how to apply https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/universal-credit/ You can find […]

Advice for Westminster’s under 25 year olds


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Citizens Advice Westminster is the charity for everyone in Westminster.  Many young people under 25 who suffer a crisis in their life or have debt, nowhere to live or problems with their landlord, do not know where to turn. We have put together a detailed guide with contact details of the very wide range of support agencies […]

Preparing for two major changes


Focus Newsletter

Welcome to the Spring 2018 issue of Focus where we report on our key activities over the past quarter.  We are gearing up for two major changes to our work and to the lives of our many clients.  The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) on 25 May means that we have been […]

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