• Eastbourne Citizens Advice News

          FREE WILL WRITING SESSIONS FROM BARWELLS SOLICITORS

          Tuesday 28th May 2024
            Like all CAB offices, Citizens Advice Eastbourne (CAE) is a local charity that relies on grants and donations to provide its services to the community. In the current year, CAE aims to achieve an income of circa £550,000 to match o...Read More...

          Job vacancy – February 2024

          Monday 5th Feb 2024
          Debt Adviser Citizens Advice Eastbourne is looking to recruit a Debt Adviser on a full time basis. Salary: up to £28,438 per annum based on experience Location: Eastbourne Hours of work: 37 Job share would be considered This role is initi...Read More...

          Christmas Closure 2023

          Tuesday 12th Dec 2023
          Christmas / New Year opening times 2023 Citizens Advice Eastbourne will be open until 22nd December. We will be closing from 23rd December and reopening on Tuesday 2nd January 2024.  This break over the festive period will give our small team ...Read More...

          Research and Campaigns volunteers

          Tuesday 24th Oct 2023
          We are looking for Research and Campaigns volunteers to join our dedicated team.   Our organisation has two main aims:   1 to advise people about the problems they are facing and 2 to improve the policies and practices which affect ...Read More...

          Citizens Advice East Sussex Cost of Living Report August 2023

          Thursday 10th Aug 2023
          Citizens Advice East Sussex has produced a report on the cost of living issues which have affected their clients. It gives their facts and figures about the impact of the pandemic and then increasing costs of energy, food and housing. It gives partic...Read More...

          Eastbourne Legal Walk 2023

          Thursday 18th May 2023
          We are taking on a sponsored 10km walk on Monday 26th June to raise funds for Citizens Advice Eastbourne. Over 14.5 million people live in poverty in the UK and advice providers are at breaking point with the growing need from their clients. Many ...Read More...

          Citizens Advice Eastbourne are looking for Receptionists!

          Monday 24th Apr 2023
          Citizens Advice Eastbourne is calling for volunteers of all backgrounds to deliver a warm and welcoming reception service at our Bureau. The charity is launching an appeal for new recruits who can give their time to help people struggling with var...Read More...

          KEEPING WARM AND WELL

          Wednesday 19th Apr 2023
          Whilst we’re starting to see the first signs of Spring, it’s as important as ever to ensure you’re not at risk of health issues caused by poor conditions in your home. Citizens Advice services across Sussex have partnered with SGN, ...Read More...

          Christmas & New Year opening times 2023

          Monday 19th Dec 2022
          Citizens Advice Eastbourne will close for a Christmas break from 24th December and reopen on 3rd January 2023. The Universal Credit Help to Claim Service will be open on 29th and 30th December on 0800 144 8444  ...Read More...

          Citizens Advice Eastbourne - Trainee Chair

          Thursday 29th Sep 2022
          Citizens Advice Eastbourne is looking to recruit someone willing to be trained and supported to take over as Chair of the Board of Trustees from October 2023. With so many local people struggling to cope with the rising cost of living at the mo...Read More...

          New volunteer opportunities

          Monday 26th Sep 2022
          We are looking for volunteers from all kinds of backgrounds to support local people with their problems. The charity supports over 3,000 people in Eastbourne to help resolve their problems every year with free, independent and confidential advice fr...Read More...

          Sponsored Walk for Citizens Advice Eastbourne

          Wednesday 21st Sep 2022
          Our team of intrepid walkers will be taking part in a Sponsored Walk to raise funds for Citizens Advice Eastbourne. Every year CA Eastbourne helps thousands of people with the difficulties they are facing and at present, during the Cost of Living ...Read More...

          Get help applying for Universal Credit

          Friday 29th Apr 2022
          Our Help to Claim service can support you in the early stages of your Universal Credit claim, from the application, through to your first payment. Help to Claim is a dedicated service from Citizens Advice. It’s free, independent and confidenti...Read More...

          New Trustees wanted

          Tuesday 14th Sep 2021
          We are currently recruiting to two Trustee roles - one for a Trustee with a view, if approved, to becoming the Chair of our Board in 2022 and the other for a Trainee Trustee.  To find out more, download a trustee recruitment pack here: Trainee...Read More...

          Citizens Advice Eastbourne offering virtual face-to-face advice

          Tuesday 10th Aug 2021
          Citizens Advice Eastbourne are now re-opening for people without phones or computers.  A new video entry system has been installed at the front door, along with screens and hand sanitiser in Reception.  The aim is to help clients who are un...Read More...

          New Volunteer Roles

          Thursday 8th Jul 2021
          We have the following new volunteer roles available  Buildings maintenance / facilities To assist with day to day maintenance issues in our main office, reporting faults, arranging work or carrying out minor repairs. This supports our health a...Read More...

          EU Settlement Scheme

          Monday 7th Jun 2021
          EU Settlement Scheme If you’re an EU, EEA or Swiss citizen, you and your family can apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to continue living in the UK after 30 June 2021. The EEA includes the EU countries and also Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norwa...Read More...

          Research and Campaigns -

          Thursday 13th May 2021
          Our Research and Campaigns volunteers have been looking into the subject of renting while receiving benefits.  Last year court rulings decided it was unlawful to deny someone rental accommodation because they were receiving benefits. See this b...Read More...

          Coronavirus Scams

          Wednesday 20th Jan 2021
          Coronavirus Scams “I’m really worried about my elderly relatives being targeted by coronavirus scams - are there any warning signs that I can tell them to look out for? What should they do if they think that something is a scam?” ...Read More...

          Christmas Opening Times 2020 - Local Agencies

          Wednesday 23rd Dec 2020
          Eastbourne Borough Council Christmas eve as 8:30am until 2pm  Phone lines will be open from 10am – 3pm on 29th/30th and 31st December   Foodbank Closing from Christmas Eve until Jan 4th   Jobcentres All local Jobc...Read More...

          Christmas / New Year Opening Hours

          Tuesday 15th Dec 2020
          This year our opening hours over the festive season will be as follows:   Thursday 24th December Christmas Eve CLOSED Friday 25th Dec Christmas Day CLOSED   Saturday 26th Dec Boxing Day CLOSED Sunday 27th Dec CLOSED   Monday...Read More...

          Citizens Advice Eastbourne to offer virtual face-to-face advice

          Saturday 17th Oct 2020
          THIS SERVICE IS NOW SUSPENDED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Plans have been underway to make the office and reception area of Citizens Advice Eastbourne Covid-19 safe. A new video entry system has been installed at the front door, along with screens and hand...Read More...

          Help with Employment problems

          Wednesday 16th Sep 2020
          Coronavirus Impacts Employment As the economic consequences of the coronavirus begin to bite, more and more people are turning to Citizens Advice for guidance and support. Our Eastbourne office’s employment enquiries have risen to almost 500 s...Read More...

          Don’t Feel Blue About Badge Renewal

          Monday 7th Sep 2020
          Navigating systems to pay bills and renew essentials like blue badges might feel daunting whether online or on paper, especially when you need to provide extra documentation. Reductions in some services means it is not always possible to get instant ...Read More...

          John Boyle

          Monday 17th Aug 2020
            You may have seen the sad news that former Chair of Eastbourne CAB, John Boyle passed away on 10th August after a short illness.  https://www.eastbourneherald.co.uk/heritage-and-retro/heritage/tributes-paid-former-college-lecturer-and-l...Read More...

          Drowning in debt? Take our hand

          Friday 14th Aug 2020
          While the pandemic continues and more and more people struggle to meet their bills, there has been a significant easing on debt collection with mortgage holidays, rental security and no threatening bailiffs. However, this won’t last forever, so...Read More...

          Charity of the Year Award

          Monday 21st May 2018
          We are so pleased to have received Charity of the Year Award at the Eastbourne District Community Awards 2018. We were presented with a certificate at the gala evening awards ceremony organised by Carrot Events and held at the Cavendish Hotel. It was...Read More...
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