Press release from https://sheffnews.com/news/help-with-living-costs-are-you-getting-the-right-benefits To support people with increasing living costs, the council set up a package of support last year to help anyone in the city who is facing financial hardship. Voluntary, community and faith sector organisations have been working together with the council since then to provide help, advice and support about money … Continue reading Help with living costs – are you getting the right benefits?
Category: Citizens Advice
The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space) – rules from 4 May 2021
By Citizens Advice Bureau The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space), which comes into force on 4 May 2021, will give someone in problem debt the right to legal protections from their creditors. There are two types of breathing space: a standard breathing space and a mental health crisis breathing space. A standard breathing space is … Continue reading The Debt Respite Scheme (Breathing Space) – rules from 4 May 2021
Citizens Advice Christmas & New Year opening times
Please see the information below for full details of opening times of the CAB service in Sheffield over the festive period. It is essential that communities understand where they can access help- should they need it. CAB’s Sheffield service will be open every day- apart from the three public holidays. Access to the Sheffield Advice … Continue reading Citizens Advice Christmas & New Year opening times
Updated contact details for Citizens Advice Sheffield
Citizens Advice Sheffield has a new poster with up-to-date contact information for its various teams. The advocacy services - which exists to provide a free, independent and confidential service for people who need support is contactable by telephone, text and email.
Citizens Advice Sheffield: COVID-19 update
In the light of COVID-19, and the desire to protect and support staff, volunteers and clients, Citizens Advice Sheffield is moving to a telephone and digital service only from Wednesday 18 March. All face to face provision will be suspended Citizens Advice offices across the city will be closed. Over the next couple of days, … Continue reading Citizens Advice Sheffield: COVID-19 update
Next Citizens Advice Bureau Universal Credit and money management course dates – 27 Sept, 10 Oct & 25 Oct
Citizens Advice Bureau has announced the next dates for its Universal Credit and Money Management workshops, which are open to participants on the ESF Pathways employment support programme. Sessions will take place as follows: Friday 27th September (9:30am to 1pm) Sheffield City Council, Moorfoot, S1 4PL Thursday 10th October (9:30am to 1pm) Reach South Sheffield, … Continue reading Next Citizens Advice Bureau Universal Credit and money management course dates – 27 Sept, 10 Oct & 25 Oct
Referrals sought for Universal Credit and Money Management Workshops (various dates) on ESF Pathways Programme
As a wraparound service on the ESF Pathways Programme, Citizens Advice is running a series of Universal Credit and money management workshops. The sessions are designed to help participants develop a better understanding of entitlement and eligibility of Universal Credit and manage their budget more effectively. Objectives At the end of the training the participant … Continue reading Referrals sought for Universal Credit and Money Management Workshops (various dates) on ESF Pathways Programme
Citizens Advice providing support to Universal Credit claimants
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is funding Citizens Advice to provide Universal Support from April 2019. The support scheme will help claimants through every step of making a Universal Credit claim. It will offer people the comprehensive and practical support they need to get their first payment on time and be ready to manage it … Continue reading Citizens Advice providing support to Universal Credit claimants