Victim Care Devon and Cornwall accredited member

CAB Cornwall

CAB Cornwall, as a member of the Citizens Advice service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to individuals on their rights and responsibilities. It also values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination.
Our twin Aims are to provide the advice people need for the problems they face, and improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives, bringing to the attention of local and national government, issues and problems which are of common concern

CAB Cornwall for Advice

BY PHONE

We offer a telephone service through which you will receive a Gateway Assessment interview which will help us assess your situation and get you the best advice you need either by a telephone advice call back or a face to face appointment, to access this service please dial 03444 111444 (operating Monday - Friday, from 10am until 4pm).

IN PERSON

We offer a Gateway Assessment interview service which will help us assess your situation and get you the best advice that you need, for information on our offices and the Gateway Assessment times at each office please see our website for details.

BY TEXT

If you would like a callback from our team, you can text the word CAB to 82727
Please be aware that we may leave a message to say that we have called.

ONLINE

For basic information and advice on a range of issues, you can visit the Citizens Advice Adviceguide website at www.adviceguide.org.uk


DEBT MANAGEMENT

If you need help managing your debts, you can contact us for help as above or you may wish to use our new online Self Help Debt Management Service, accessible by visiting our website


CAB Cornwall also runs a Macmillan project. If you think you qualify for receiving advice via the Macmillan project (for cancer patients, their families and carers), please visit our website for more information

Services

Find out more about the services we offer by clicking the headings below


  1. Citizens Advice is committed to challenging discrimination at all levels. Our advisers can assist by supporting and enabling victims to make appropriate representations.

  2. Our advisers can assist victims of Domestic violence/abuse with referrals to refuges, claiming benefits etc.

  3. Our advisers can assist with claims to insurers, compensation schemes and with referrals to support agencies.

  4. Our advisers can assist with claims to insurers, compensation schemes and with referrals to support agencies

  5. We can assist in negotiating with creditors (Priority and Non Priority) > Draw up Financial Statements, draft letters, help with personal bankruptcy and make applications for DROs (Debt Relief Orders)

  6. We can do in-depth benefits checks. Assist with claiming and form filling. We can advise about appealing against decisions.

Victim Care

The Victim Care Unit refers victims with their consent only to the Organisations that display this badge

I do not want to report the crime to the police but I still want support

Call: 0300 3030 554

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