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Welcome to Motherwell & Wishaw Citizens Advice Bureau

Advice and Information

Motherwell & Wishaw Citizens Advice Bureau is a voluntary, confidential, independent and free community service dedicated to helping local people to find solutions to problems.

The bureau offers information and advice on a wide range of subjects including housing problems; how to deal with debt; employment problems; social security benefits claims and appeals; shopping rights and much more………. 

No matter what the problem, if you’re not sure how to proceed – then contact the bureau here Contacts.

Management

History:

Motherwell and Wishaw Citizens Advice Bureau has served the local community since 14th December 1942, when it held advice clinics in the libraries in the towns of Motherwell and Wishaw, to deal with wartime problems. Within 6 months it had helped with 600 problems. In 2007/08 the bureau handled 36,372 problems.

Volunteering

The bureau’s management committee and the majority of its advisers and clerical workers are volunteers – we are always keen to hear from anyone who is considering voluntary work in the community as the bureau may be just the place to suit your needs.  Full training is provided. 

If you want to learn more about volunteering, then you should contact us 01698 265349 or by e-mail.

 

The Citizen Advice bureau is run on twelve basic principles - Our principles…
Volunteers

 

 

Links:

 

www.adviceguide.org.uk
www.bbc.co.uk/pudsey
www.capability-scotland.org.uk
www.cas.org.uk
www.consumerdirect.gov.uk
www.jobcentreplus.gov.uk
www.lasa.org.uk
www.nacab.org.uk
www.planning-aid-scotland.org.uk
www.youthlink.org.uk
www.connects.org.uk
www.courtservice.gov.uk
www.dwp.gov.uk
www.idsbrief.com
www.hmrc.gov.uk
www.direct.gov.uk
www.rightsnet.org.uk
www.scotland.gov.uk
www.learndirectscotland.com
www.learningdisabilities.org.uk
www.sqa.org.uk
www.moneymadeclear.fsa.gov.uk
www.northlan.gov.uk
www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk
Downloadable Documents:

 

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Annual Report

Company Structure

DAS Leaflet

Debt Booklet

Income & Expenditure Template

 

Please note: Some documents are in PDF format, and you will need the latest version of Acrobat Reader which you can get here :-

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