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Coronavirus (COVID-19): updates and advice, including help if you are struggling financially

Citizens Advice Universal Credit support

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 areaCaseworker contact detailsAvailability

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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