Citizens Advice can support you if you're claiming or moving to Universal Credit. They can also give income maximisation advice including:

  • help with other benefits
  • budgeting
  • access to grants
  • other discretionary help

Citizens Advice caseworkers are providing advice via email and phone while we are closed due to COVID-19. 

Citizens Advice support contacts
Local area Caseworker contact details Availability

Bridport Library

Alison Burt

Tuesday 10am to 3pm

Dorchester Library

Caroline Buxton

Caroline Buxton’s email will be checked every day

07799 358927


Wednesday 9am to 3pm


  • Upton Library
  • Swanage Library

Susan Ridley

01929 508224

Wednesday morning

Friday morning 


  • Ferndown Library 

Liz Jones 

Tuesday 10am to 2pm


  • Blandford Library 

Georgina Robson 

Tuesday morning


  • Weymouth Library
  • Job Centre 

Rowan Hedley

To be confirmed

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