The Penzance office is closed next week 29th August to 2nd September due to relocation and will reopen on 5th September, same opening times.
Our new location is 2 Alverton Street, Penzance, TR18 2QW.
When you call Citizens Advice Cornwall Advice Line on 03444 111444 all calls are charged at local rates. Or why not use our TEXT call back service by texting the word ADVICE to 78866 and we'll ring you back? Read More
Citizens Advice has published the first findings from its major new report 'A Debt Effect?' which examines the relationship between high levels of debt and poor mental health. To read more, follow the link below:
http://bit.ly/2b0mpJj Read More
Imposters claiming to be from Citizens Advice are cold calling people offering help with accident claims.
We will never contact you to sell you something or, for example, to offer you a loan.
What to do if you think it's a scam
If you are cold called or get a text about things such as loan offers, help with debt problems or accident claims – it is almost certainly a scam.
Make sure you... Read More
Continuing our Scams Awareness month, here you can find out how to report a scam.
Scams are schemes to con you out of your money. They can arrive by post, phone call, text message or email, or from someone coming to your home.
It’s very distressing to be caught out by a scam. But it’s important to report it to try and stop the scammer striking again
If you’ve been a victim of a scam, clic... Read More
Online scams are schemes to con you out of your money using your computer and the internet, either through fake websites or emails. Although there are many ways scammers can get into your computer to steal your money and identity, there are ways you can protect yourself.
For more information:
https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/consumer/scams/scams/common-scams/computer-and-online-scams/top-... Read More
This week for Scams Awareness Month we’re focusing on phone scams – the most common type of scam in the UK.
Cut down unwanted phone calls. Register your number with the Telephone Preference Service: www.tpsonline.org.uk
Tel: 0845 070 0707
Registered with the Telephone Preference Service and still getting nuisance calls?
Report them @ ico.org.uk/for-the-public
Be Scam Aware:
● Cold... Read More
Scams Awareness Month
July 1 - July 31
Scams Awareness Month is all about creating a self-supporting network of confident, alert, consumers.
People ready, willing and able to spot scams. Scams Awareness Month is an important part of the fight-back. It aims to give consumers the skills and confidence to identify scams, share experiences and take action by reporting suspicious activity.
I... Read More
The UK public has voted to leave the EU. This means it’s likely that some laws will change in the future - but not immediately.
Everything will stay the same until new laws are made.
If you’re an EU citizen living in the UK, your rights to live, work or get benefits won’t change unless the government passes new laws.
If you’re a UK citizen living in the EU or travelling to the EU, your ri... Read More