• Eastbourne Citizens Advice News

          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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