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

advice@bridport-cab.org.uk

Tuesday 10am to 3pm

Dorchester Library

Caroline Buxton

caroline.buxton@centralca.org.uk

Caroline Buxton’s email will be checked every day

07799 358927

 

Wednesday 9am to 3pm

Wareham/Purbeck

  • Upton Library
  • Swanage Library

Susan Ridley

incomemax@purbeck.cabnet.org.uk

01929 508224

Wednesday morning

Friday morning 

Wimborne

  • Ferndown Library 

Liz Jones

Advice-dorch@centralca.org.uk 

Tuesday 10am to 2pm

Gillingham

  • Blandford Library 

Georgina Robson

Advice-dorch@centralca.org.uk 

Tuesday morning

Weymouth

  • Weymouth Library
  • Job Centre 

Rowan Hedley

Advice-dorch@centralca.org.uk

To be confirmed

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