Quite simply, we're here to help the people of Lancashire with the problems they face. Our advice is free, confidential, impartial and independent. We operate from four locations across Lancashire: Chorley, Leyland, Fleetwood Skelmersdale, and Blackburn with Darwen.. We provide advice in person at our offices, via our telephone helpline or by email.
If you have a problem you need help with there are several options available to you:
Citizens Advice Lancashire offers free, confidential, impartial and independent advice and information on a wide range of subjects.
Pension Wise is a free government service that helps you understand what you can do with your pension pot money.
It offers guidance about your options for taking your pension pot(s), and can help you understand the tax implications.
It also offers free guidance appointments over the telephone or face-to-face where you can talk through these options, ensuring you have the information you need to make the right decision.
Pension Wise can help you:
Friday 12 April 2019 The cross-party House of Commons justice committee has said that bailiffs in the UK should be independently regulated and forced to wear body cameras when visiting debtors’ homes. National Debt MPs call for bailiffs to be independently regulated Financial Times (subscription required), 11/04/2019, p.3, Naomi Rovnick Members of the justice committeeRead More
Friday 12 April 2019 Citizens Advice, in its role as the official consumer champion for energy, has responded to Ofgem’s announcement of new licensing rules for firms applying to enter the energy supply market. Gillian Guy, Chief Executive of Citizens Advice, said: “Ofgem’s new rules are good news for consumers. From June, firms entering theRead More
Friday 12 April 2019 Citizens Advice is launching a new service funded by the Home Office to help those who are applying to the government’s Windrush compensation scheme. Citizens Advice advisers will help with the compensation claim forms, giving support over the phone and in person. From 15 April 2019, the charity will start acceptingRead More
Friday 12 April 2019 Citizens Advice has responded to today’s findings from the Justice Committee’s inquiry into bailiffs and the enforcement of debt. Partnering with 10 other advice organisations as part of Taking Control on bailiff reform, the charity is calling for the Ministry of Justice to introduce independent bailiff regulation to enforce adequate standardsRead More
Friday 12 April 2019 Today Citizens Advice has launched a new service called “Help to Claim” for those who need help to apply for Universal Credit. People will now be able to get support from the charity as they submit their Universal Credit application to get their first full payment. Help will be tailored toRead More