We're HERE to HELP.

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 five 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:

  • Look through the advice sections detailed below or visit our main AdviceGuide site.
  • Telephone our Gateway Service on: 0344 245 1294 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm) (local rate number).
  • Call in to your local bureau. Select your most convenient location from our Area Map for details of our opening times and office addresses.
  • If it’s more convenient, we now offer advice by email. Click on the following link to use this option Advice by Email
  • If our offices don't cover your location, enter your postcode in the "Find your local Citizens Advice" section on our national site.

Advice

Citizens Advice Lancashire offers free, confidential, impartial and independent advice and information on a wide range of subjects.

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Pension wise

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:

  • Understand the right things to think about when considering your choices, such as your plans to continue working, your personal and financial circumstances, and leaving money after you die
  • Understand the different options for accessing your pension pot(s), and the potential advantages and disadvantages of each
  • Understand the tax implications of each choice

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CAB News 14 February 2020

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Friday 14 February 2020 Citizens Advice’s reaction to the new energy compensation rules has been featured in articles by the BBC, The Daily Mail and The Sun. National Energy Energy firms to pay compensation for switching blunders The BBC, 12/02/2020 Energy regulator Ofgem has announced that gas and electricity customers will receive automatic compensation of

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New automatic payments for delays in switching “should give people more confidence to shop around”, says Citizens Advice

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Friday 14 February 2020 Citizens Advice, in its role as the official consumer watchdog for energy, has responded to Ofgem’s announcement of new automatic compensation for customers who have problems switching their energy supplier. Dame Gillian Guy, Chief Executive of Citizens Advice, said: “These new protections should give more people the confidence to shop around

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Ending the benefits freeze won’t stop families facing the choice between heating and eating

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Friday 14 February 2020 MPs are set to end the benefits freeze by agreeing to increase income-related benefits by inflation. While a welcome move, new analysis by Citizens Advice shows that almost 4 in 10 households that seek debt advice and receive these frozen benefits would still not have enough money to cover their costs

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