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Citizens Advice Rural Cambs

We are an independent charity providing expert information and advice to the residents of Rural Cambridgeshire. Our volunteers Gateway Assessors and Advisers are trained by our own training team to the highest standards to delivery this information and advice through multiple channels including email, telephone, face to face and web chat.

We offer free independent confidential expert advice to help you with your problems
Nick Blencowe, Chief Officer, CARC

It is part of the national Citizens Advice organisation which aims to:

  • Provide the advice people need for the problems they face.
  • Influence policy makers to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.

Our service is open to anyone: it is free, independent, confidential and impartial. Citizens Advice Rural Cambs exists to help those who live within rural Cambridgeshire.

Clients helped at our offices in 2017/18

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TOTAL
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East Cambs
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Fenland
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Huntingdonshire

This is the total of unique clients (those who have accessed our service for the first time in 12 months) helped for 2017/18.  We have also helped many more thousands of clients returning within the same year, but due to funding requirements we don’t double count them.

Financials

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Debt negotiated
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Benefits gained

Breakdown of issues dealt with

Issues East Cambs Fenland Huntingdonshire Total
Benefits & Tax Credits 2,952 4,244 4,209 11,405
Benefits & Universal Credit 22 129 87 238
Consumer Goods & Services 427 382 712 1,521
Debt 2,568 4,579 3,650 10,797
Discrimination 80 64 120 264
Education 156 198 247 601
Employment 972 1,068 1,870 3,910
Financial Services 546 1,685 878 3,109
Health & Community Care 133 143 278 554
Housing 807 822 1,265 2,894
Immigration & asylum 114 71 220 405
Legal 497 514 882 1,893
Other 198 776 509 1,483
Relationships & family 935 851 1,651 3,437
Tax 117 77 159 353
Travel & transport 80 128 220 428
Utilities & communication 177 141 193 511
TOTAL Issues 10,781 15,872 17,150 43,803
See breakdown in pie chart

Download other information

Download Local Impact report
Download Annual Summary 2017-2018
Download Financial Audited Accounts 2017-2018