Citizens advice opens new outreach centres

PUBLISHED: 13:00 09 June 2018

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North Somerset Citizens Advice Bureau (NSCAB) has opened three new outreach centres.

Both Banwell and Winscombe parish councils are funding a joint outreach service one day a week.

Big Worle Hub in Clovelly Road is also hosting a fortnightly drop-in service on alternate Mondays.

NSCAB chief executive Fiona Cope said: “We are delighted these new services are proving to be popular with local residents and already well-attended.

“We are grateful for all the funding we receive which enables us to deliver these much-needed outreach services.”

People can attend the new outreach centres to get help and advice on everything from claiming benefits and housing to debt and consumer problems.

NSCAB helped put £13,122,864 into the community in 2016-17.

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