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So far Citizens Advice BCP has created 14 blog entries.

Energy Advice Comes to Parkstone

January 17th, 2024|news|

We will be joined by Nina from the Energy Advice Unit (Part of Citizens Advice East Dorset and Purbeck) at Parkstone United Reform Church on Fridays. If you have any concerns over whether your energy company is billing you correctly, on a pre-payment meter and run out of money to top-up, or what some guidance on [...]

BCHA Festival of Wellbeing

August 17th, 2023|news|

Today (17th August 2023), we are at Boscombe Gardens at BCHA's The Festival of Wellbeing. Come down and join in on the fun and listen to the the live band playing. Due to this event, we will not be running our afternoon outreach at Castlepoint. We will be back to running outreaches as normal from the [...]

Let’s Talk Renting

May 23rd, 2023|news|

Citizens Advice BCP are piloting an outreach at the Henry Brown Centre in West Howe (Bournemouth) on the 24th May 2023 for the purpose of discussing rent issues. If you are a tenant experiencing issues with your landlord such as rent increases or threat of eviction or are a Council or Housing Association tenant with housing [...]

Resignation of our Chair of Trustees

February 23rd, 2023|news|

A statement from the Board of Trustees, Citizens Advice BCP: It is with regret that we announce that for personal reasons Anne Joseph is standing down from her role as Trustee and Chair of the Board of Citizens Advice BCP with immediate effect. Anne is leaving having led our organisation through a significant period of transformation, [...]

National Suicide Prevention Day

September 9th, 2022|news|

Saturday 10th September is World Suicide Prevention Day. If you, or someone you know needs help, visit the Dorset Mind Website for resources and to find out what support is available or visit their social media @DorsetMind @DorsetMHA #GetDorsetTalking

Be #ScamAware

June 13th, 2022|news|

Scams and the Cost of Living The increased financial pressure many will be facing has put more people into difficultsituations, with many facing issues with debt and being unable to afford essential goods and services. Scammers are likely to exploit these issues, so empowering the public to protect themselves and others from scams will have heightened [...]

Winter Warmth – Household Support Fund

April 12th, 2022|news|

Applications for the Household Support Fund have reopened from the 11/04/2022 to the 30/04/2022. If you have a low income, low savings and struggling to meet the cost of energy bills, please apply straight away. Please go to our Winter Warmth page to apply for this grant.

Energy Bus – Ferndown

February 16th, 2022|news|

On the 17th February 2022 (10am-2pm), we will be joining Citizens Advice in East Dorset and Purbeck on their Energy Awareness Day in Ferndown at The Centre, Barns Road. Smart Meter & General Advisers from Citizens Advice Bournemouth Christchurch & Poole as well as Energy Advisers from Citizens Advice in East Dorset & Purbeck will be [...]

Community Advice Vehicle

January 10th, 2022|news|

Our Community Advice Vehicle (CAVe) has been operating since 1st September 2021 and offers a mobile outreach service across the conurbation. We hope our mobile outreach will help make reaching our services that little bit easier for the communities within which we serve. Please note: The CAVe will not be operating on Bank Holidays or between [...]

Help with Water Bills

December 20th, 2021|news|

Could you be eligible for help with your water bill? Bournemouth Water are offering help to make water bills more affordable. If certain social circumstances apply, you may be entitled to help with the cost of your water bill. There are currently several schemes in operation; these include WaterCare, WaterSure (Bournemouth Water) and the Fresh Start Fund (South [...]

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