Citizens Advice Lancashire West is pleased to announce that clients can now call us free of charge from any mobile or landline anywhere in the UK. Need advice?
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Quite simply, we're here to help residents or people working in Chorley, South Ribble, West Lancashire and Wyre 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 a limited service for those working in Blackburn with Darwen*.
If you have a problem you need help with there are several options available to you:
*Blackburn with Darwen area, we can provide advice around Debt, Help to Claim Universal Credit, Pensionwise and Foodbank requests. All other advice queries should be directed to Shelter - Blackburn (0344 515 1831) who partner with Blackburn with Darwen Council to provide general advice services for the borough.
Citizens Advice Lancashire West 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:
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