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Kit 4 Kids

Kit 4 Kids

The Beginning of Kit 4 Kids…. On Sunday, we read a heart breaking article in The Guardian regarding clothing banks and poverty in the UK. Of course we know from our data how many families are struggling in East Devon and for them, we do what we can. What started...

Carers Week

Happy Carer’s Week to all my fellow carers – it’s our week. Though we say Happy Carers Week, sadly, we won’t get a badge, balloon or pay rise but we will at least get some recognition in the media of just how hard it is to care whether that is on a professional basis...

Pension Credit

Pension Credit. Recently it has been estimated that more than 2 in 5 people of pension age are not claiming all the benefits that they are entitled to. It gives people of pension age extra money to help with living costs if they are on a low income.  This is paid in...

Transphobia Homophobia & Biphobia Awareness

  Monday was International Day Against Transphobia Homophobia & Biphobia so I wanted to share my thoughts about equality and discrimination and why it is such an important topic.   Equality. Why does it matter so much? I am white, straight, and born into...

Citizens Advice – It’s What We Do

This week we wanted to share some examples of what we do here at Citizens Advice. We help improve people’s mental health Alex came to Citizens Advice for help when they discovered an error with the benefit they were receiving. We looked into this and checked their...

Employment & Redundancy Project

Employment & Redundancy We have lots of different projects in the pipeline, however, one we are quite excited about is our Employment & Redundancy Project. We are keen to raise awareness of the free service available to those who have faced employment or...