0300 111 3303

Citizens Advice 

Citizens Advice can offer general advice and casework advice on welfare, benefits, debt and employment. All bureaux now have a short introductory interview to help decide how you can best be advised. You may then be asked to make an appointment. Local offices are located as follows:

Christchurch

Chrisrtchurch Citizens Advice

2 Sopers Lane 
Christchurch
BH23 1JG
Advice: 01202 482023 (initial call to speak to an Advisor)
Admin:  01202 488442 (admin enquiries and existing clients only)
Fax: 01202 488441
Out of hours: 0844 477 2022
www.adviceguide.org.uk (national website)

New clients please make an initial call to the advice line on a Tuesday or Wednesday between 10am – 4pm or on Thursday between 10am – 1pm to speak to an advisor. Further to this call other appointments may be made if your enquiry cannot be dealt with during your initial call.  Calls from existing clients or administration calls can be made to the admin line on a Monday and Friday between 9am -5pm. Appointments with clients may also be arranged on these days.
If you are unable to access Citizens Advice because of illness, disability or caring responsibilities, a home visit may be possible. The bureau offers specialised advice in Debt and Welfare Benefit and Housing under their Legal Services contract.

 

East Dorset area

Cranborne Citizens Advice

The Surgery
Penny’s Lane
Cranborne
Tel: Dorset Adviceline – 03444 111 444
Admin: 01752 517272
www.eastdorsetcab.org.uk
www.adviceguide.org.uk

Open alternate Fri from 9am to 12.30 pm. Appointments are for Practice patients and should be made through the surgery.


Ferndown CAB

1a Princes Court
Princes Road
Ferndown, BH22 9JG
Tel: Dorset Adviceline – 03444 111 444
Admin: 01202 893838
www.eastdorsetcab.org.uk
www.adviceguide.org.uk

Appointments only: Mon, Tues and Thurs 10am to 3pm. and Fri 9am to 12 noon. You may also contact the office by phone on a Monday, Tuesday or Thursday between 10am and 3.45pm.


Verwood CAB

Lake Road Surgery
Verwood
Tel: Dorset Adviceline – 03444 111 444
Admin: 01202 822825
www.eastdorsetcab.org.uk
www.adviceguide.org.uk

Open alternate Fri from 9am to 12.30 pm. Appointments are for Practice patients and should be made through the surgery.

 

Wimborne CAB

Hanham Road
Wimborne, BH21 1AS
Tel: Dorset Adviceline – 03444 111 444
Admin: 01202 884738
Out of hours Helpline: 08444 77 20 22
Fax: 01202 848110
www.eastdorsetcab.org.uk
www.adviceguide.org.uk

Monday and Tuesday 10am to 3pm, Wednesday 9.30am to 11.30am, Thursday 10am – 3pm, Friday 10am – 1pm. Appointments only, occasional home visits available.

 

 

 

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