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…

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…

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,…

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…