"Stop, report, talk: Be #scamaware"
Citizens Advice Oxfordshire and Trading Standards are encouraging people to talk about their experiences and look out for others, particularly more vulnerable people.
64% of people in the South East of England have been approached by a scammer in the last two years finds Citizens Advice Oxfordshire. Worryingly, of those targeted, only 46% of people spoke to anyone about it.
Be part of the next 80 years of volunteering with Citizens Advice across Oxfordshire
Citizens Advice across Oxfordshire wants people to be part of the next 80 years of its history by volunteering with them.
The Citizens Advice service started almost 80 years ago on the eve of the Second World War and is supported by 22,000 volunteers across England and Wales
Citizens Advice Oxfordshire launches new ‘Help to Claim’ service
On 1st April 2019, Citizens Advice launched a new service called “Help to Claim” for those who need help to apply for Universal Credit in Oxfordshire.
People will now be able to get support from the charity to submit their Universal Credit application to get a correct first full payment.
New Social Prescribing Project
Two Oxfordshire Citizens Advice offices are partnering to launch a new “Social Prescribing” service across Cherwell and West Oxfordshire called Community Connect. It connects people to local groups and services that help to reduce isolation and improve health and wellbeing. It’s medicine that’s not in a bottle.
Better access to post is key to ending homelessness
Citizens Advice has revealed an unnecessary catch-22 that is stopping homeless people accessing public services because they don’t have a fixed postal address.
Failure to receive important correspondence from public services including banks, healthcare, Jobcentres, courts and housing services can have serious consequences.
Settled and safe: a renter's right
Settled and safe: a renter's right - our campaign demanding a safe and settled future for renters.