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Local Campaigns

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.

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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.

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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.

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High-cost credit

High-cost credit - our campaign to cap the cost of high-cost credit products for consumers. 

Settled and safe: a renter's right

Settled and safe: a renter's right - our campaign demanding a safe and settled future for renters.

Talk about abuse

Talk about abuse - our campaign to encourage people to look for signs of domestic abuse among their friends and family, to talk about it, listen and support and suggest further help.