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Community Advice Vehicle

January 10th, 2022|news|

We would like to announce the start of our mobile outreach service made possible by our newly acquired ‘Community Advice Vehicle’, which took to the streets 1st September 2021. We hope our mobile outreach will help make reaching our services that little bit easier for the communities within which we serve. For the time being, our [...]

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 [...]

Access to Food Map

December 13th, 2021|news|

The Access to Food Map shares the range of community food support available across Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole. You can use the map to discover your neighbourhood’s Foodbanks, Social Supermarkets, Community Fridges, Community Meals and more... This December the map also includes:• Christmas holiday opening times• Donation requests for each community food project• The Extra Food [...]

Talking Energy Bills on Hot Radio

November 12th, 2021|news|

Tom Lund, Head of Operations and Business Development at Citizens Advice BCP spoke on Hot Radio about energy bills, smart meters, fuel debt and the help we can offer. Unfortunately if you missed it, you will not be able to listen back to it now. However, we will be featuring regularly on Hot Radio so keep [...]

Parkstone URC Outreach Closed Today

November 12th, 2021|news|

Unfortunately due to staff shortages, we will not be running the Community Advice Vehicle outreach at Parkstone United Reformed Church today (12/11/2021). If you require support, please contact our Advice Line on 0808 2787 939 or complete our online contact form here. Our advisers will use our public website as well as other trusted and verified websites [...]

Community Advice Vehicle Launch Party

October 13th, 2021|news|

In October 2021, we held a party in The Triangle, Bournemouth, to celebrate the launch of our Community Advice Vehicle. BCP Council generously granted Citizens Advice BCP with £55,000 to purchase and renovate a Mercedes Sprinter by Liberty Camper Conversions. This included the fitting of a disability ramp, cupboards, desk, seating and awning; making the vehicle [...]

Quiz No.1

March 17th, 2021|news|

Fancy hosting your own quiz night? We've put together a 100 question quiz for people to play with friends and family. Whether you're good at quizzes or not, there's something for everyone. Please consider donating or ask friends and family to donate to Citizens Advice BCP to play the quiz. Quiz No.1- Questions OnlyDownload Quiz No.1 [...]