Citizens Advice Sedgemoor

Free, Impartial, Confidential & Independent Advice

Services We Offer

Generalist Advice
Available 5 days per week.

We provide generalist advice in all issues including welfare benefits, debt, housing, employment, consumer, relationship issues, immigration, education and tax.

We provide specialist advice in welfare benefits, mental health, housing/eviciton/repossession and also offer asistance with wessex water applications.

Help with online Universal Credit claims – Please note that this service is provided through the General Advice Service.

Mental Health Specialist
Generalist advice and assistance to a specific client group, specialising in welfare benefit casework through to representative at Social Security Tribunals; Mental Health related issues through outreach as well as Bureau and some home visits where necessary. Referrals/signpost to other specialists where appropriate.

Housing Advice inc Representation at Court
Advice and assistance prior to hearing and representation at Court.

Welfare Benefits Specialists
Full benefit checks, application assistance and Benefit Tribunal Representation.

Debt & Money Advice
NEW Money Advice Team assistance:
priority and non-priority debt advice.  Assistance with Wessex Water Scheme applications, Debt Relief Orders and Bankruptcies.

Legal Advice from Duty Solicitor
15 minutes free legal advice can be sought from Solicitors who operate twice monthly and by appointment only.

Employment Specialist
Employment, redundancy and tribunal advice and assistance.

Relationship Specialist
Housing, benefits, children advice and assistance.

Useful Links
Adviceguide
Gov.UK
Somerset County Council
Sedgemoor District Council
HMRC
ACAS
Money Advice Service
PayPlan
Shelter
Law Society 
Childline
Somerset Money Matters
Somerset Money Matters – Staff