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Citizens Advice Devon

We are a network of charities providing free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

Citizens Advice helps people get the advice they need for the problems they face, and works to improve the policies and practices that affect people's lives.

Areas covered include welfare benefits, debt, housing, consumer issues, relationship breakdown and employment.

Lots of information and advice is available on our website citizensadvice.org.uk. If you'd like to make contact with the Citizens Advice the best way is to phone our Adviceline on 03444 111 444, or visit your local bureau or outreach during its drop-in hours. These hours, and bureau locations, can be found through the "find your local bureau" search at citizensadvice.org.uk.

If you live in the following districts, you can also make an online enquiry:

  • adviceeastdevon.org.uk

  • adviceexeter.org.uk

  • adviceplymouth.org.uk

  • adviceteignbridge.org.uk
  • Services

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


    1. The consequences of bereavement can be devastating. As well as the emotional cost, many families experience problems with money, housing, benefits and other matters. CAB is often able to help in these circumstances.

    2. The consequences of bereavement can be devastating. As well as the emotional cost, many families experience problems with money, housing, benefits and other matters. CAB is often able to help in these circumstances.

    3. If you are homeless, threatened with homelessness, in rent arrears or have a problem with your landlord we may be able to help.

    4. CAB advisers may be able to help you obtain justice by helping you make your case in disputes about benefits decisions, consumer problems, negotiations with creditors over debts, problems with landlords and with public bodies.

    5. We may be able to help you get justice in cases where you have been illegally discriminated against.

    6. We offer drop-in services at various rural locations around Devon. See the "find your local bureau" search at citizensadvice.org.uk for times and locations.

    7. Problems often arise between employers and employees, or for those in education. These may relate to benefits, tax credits, employment disputes, housing and more. CAB is often able to help.

    8. CAB can often help manage the consequences of a relationship or family break-up, especially where these concern, benefits, money, child maintenance and housing.

    9. If you are either unable to work, or have care or mobility needs because of a disability or health condition, CAB may be able to help you through the challenges of accessing welfare benefits or the care you need.

    10. If you are unable to work, have care needs or mobility problems because of a mental health condition, navigating the world of work, welfare benefits, housing, money and more can be a challenge. CAB is often able to help.

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