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Citizens Advice Rural Cambs is your local advice charity . We are here to help you with your problems and concerns – like debt, benefits, work, relationships and more – all totally free and in total confidence.

Our website guides you through a number of steps to help you find the information you need. This is constantly updated so you will always find the best answer. If you cannot find the answer on our website and still need to contact us, then you can do so by email, phone or visit one of our offices to see somebody in person.

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This winter, Citizens Advice Rural Cambs will be delivering tailored one-to-one energy advice appointments in Wisbech through the Energy Best Deal extra (EDBx) programme.

These appointments will provide advice to vulnerable consumers who are struggling to pay their bills, require better deals on energy, need guidance on the most appropriate payment methods or information on how to access help from energy suppliers and the Government.

To book an appointment please call our Adviceline on 0344 245 1292

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Citizens Advice Rural Cambs
Huntingdon

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St Neots

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Wisbech

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Ely

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From Citizens Advice Rural Cambs

Recent successful outcomes include:

  • Through applications submitted by CARC to the Cambridgeshire Local Assistance Scheme (CLAS) several clients have received awards for items, including washing machines, cookers, fridge, freezers, beds and bedding.
  • Assistance from a CARC adviser with completion of an application form for a school place has had a successful outcome.
  • A client, who was in receipt of benefit income,  contacted CARC after finding it difficult to make ends meet .  An assessment of the clients benefits by our Specialist Benefit Adviser has resulted in them receiving an additional weekly benefit income of just over  £63 and they also received a backdated lump sum payment in excess of £10k.
  • Following a conversion from Disability Living Allowance to Personal Independence Payment a client was awarded Standard Rate mobility, with help from a CARC adviser this decision was overturned and the client now receives Enhanced Rate mobility.
  • A CARC adviser helped a client to lodge their appeal against the loss of their Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).  The appeal was successful and client’s ESA was re-instated.

Recent Testimonials

Thank you very much for filling in my attendance allowance forms for me. I appreciated it very much.  I heard that I will get my allowance for another three years, once again thank you.