Citizens Advice Peterborough has announced that face-to-face advice services throughout Peterborough will be suspended for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19.
There are a number of ways people can continue to get advice during this time; Citizens Advice can actively help with issues such as housing and homelessness; debt; benefits; income maximisation; employment disputes; relationship issues; COVID related matters etc
To access free, confidential, impartial advice, please get in touch by phone: 0344 499 4120 or 0300 330 0650 (Mon-Fri, 10am-4pm)
Chat online by visiting the website.
Advice on consumer issues (e.g. issues on products or services you've purchased) contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 0808 223 1133 or chat online.
Anyone seeking to make a new claim for Universal Credit should call the Universal Credit Help to Claim line on 0800 1448444.
Citizens Advice is here to give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward in these difficult times. Waiting times for these services may be slightly longer than usual as we adapt to our new patterns of working.
You can find frequently updated advice on a range of issues related to the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak online.
Peterborough has a network of foodbanks throughout the city and can help people who cannot afford to buy food.
Foodbank donations can be made to the warehouse at:
Care Zone can help families in crisis access high quality furniture and household goods that have been donated by the public. You can find out more about what they do and how to access help by visiting the website.
Advice and support
Age UK - advice and support for people aged over 60
Tel: 0300 666 9860
Cambridgeshire Independent Advocacy Service Support for people with mental health issues
Tel: 01733 530651
CPSL Mind (Cambridgeshire, Peterborough, South Lincolnshire Mind) offer goal focused support to those with mild to severe mental health issues. However, services can vary depending on the area so please check their website beforehand to find out what they can provide where you live.
Tel: 01733 362 990
Dial Peterborough - advice and support for people with physical disabilities
John Mansfield Centre
Peterborough PE1 4HX
Tel: 01733 265551
The Safer off the Streets campaign is a multi-agency partnership made up of voluntary, faith, community and public service organisations working together to help end street homelessness.