We work to fix the underlying causes of people’s problems. We are a voice for people on the issues that matter to them.
Between 1 March 2020 and 28 February this year, Citizens Advice across Oxfordshire helped 2,750 people with over 7,000 debt issues. This is significantly lower than previous years.
We are concerned that once the restrictions are lifted on possession action, and other debt collection methods, people could find it harder to get help with so many needing advice at the same time. People are urged to get in touch now, rather than wait for further action to be taken.
We’re here to support people with to apply for their Settled Status by 30 June 2021.
We recommend applying in plenty of time to avoid complications and ask people to double check the regulations to ensure they have the right to remain in the UK.
We’re working to make private housing in West Oxfordshire more affordable and accessible for local residents. Join our call to increase Local Housing Allowance rates from April 2021.
Universal Credit is the fastest growing advice area for Citizens Advice. Incorrect and delayed payments are placing people at risk of homelessness and causing them to rely on food banks. Our new Help to Claim service helps people to claim whilst we continue to campaign for improvements.