Real Life Stories

Real Life Stories   At Citizens Advice East Devon we all have real life stories stories that stick with us. Some are filled with sadness and empathy, others are heart-warming and make us brim with pride on how we have helped shape another’s future. We feel pride...

Supporting Refugees

Supporting Refugees  ‘So if you had told me this morning, that I would be reduced to tears over Tampax. Chances are that I wouldn’t have believed you. But I did.’     That was said by our Team Leader, Sheran, just the other morning when she arrived at our...

Access to Work

  Access to Work: getting support in work as a disabled person   What is Access to Work? Access to Work is a government programme aimed at supporting disabled people to ensure they are not substantially disadvantaged in the workplace. This can include the...

Honiton Charter Day!

Come & See Us! Honiton Town, how we have missed you.  We are all a bit excited here as on Saturday we have a stall on what we believe is the 800th Charter Day.  Please come and see us and say hello!   Although we won’t be able to offer advice on the day (for...

Paying Your Rent

The Importance of Paying Your Rent.   ‘It is not in the public interest to release the analysis undertaken on the potential impact on poverty of withdrawing £20 uplift to universal credit and working tax credit’. These were the headlines from the DWP that...
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...