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Did you know that Citizens Advice Cornwall is an independent charity?

Many people assume that Citizens Advice is part of, or run by, the government or local authority, and are surprised to learn that every Citizens Advice is in fact an independent charity. Like any charity we are reliant on the support of a wide range of funders including charitable trusts, companies and individuals, and local and central government.

Many people are also surprised to learn that the majority of the Citizens Advice team are volunteers – including our advisers & telephone assessors, and our board of Trustees. Citizens Advice is truly an effort by the community for the community.

Why support Citizens Advice Cornwall?

Citizens Advice Cornwall is a vital part of the fabric of our community. The first bureau in Cornwall (after the war-era Citizens Advice Bureaux were opened and then swiftly closed following the conclusion of the war) was established in 1972, meaning we have been working in our community for over 48 years. We are a source of professional advice that is impartial, confidential, independent and free, on a huge range of issues. Topics such as relationship issues, employment problems or bereavement can suddenly come out of the blue. Nobody expects to find themselves in these situations, and we are here to support people when they don’t know where else to turn. However in this economic climate, being a charity funded by various sources, our funds are unable to keep pace with the increasing demand for our services. Any financial contribution no matter how small is gratefully received, as it will help us to meet that demand. Please consider making a donation today.



Donate by PAYPAL or bank transfer or send a cheque made payable to Citizens Advice Cornwall, Finance Officer Citizens Advice Cornwall, Duchy House, 21 Dean Street, Liskeard, Cornwall, PL14 4AB


A gift of just £3 a month can help us make an enormous difference to the lives of those in difficulty, struggling with overwhelming issues and needing advice. Why not set up a month standing order to change lives? Email for our bank details or donate through Just Giving


Text GIVECA 3 to 70085 to donate £3 (or any other amount).

Texts cost £3 plus one standard rate message and you’ll be opting in to hear more about our work and fundraising via telephone and SMS. If you’d like to give £3 but do not wish to receive marketing communications, text GIVECANOINFO 3 to 70085.



Why not hold a sponsored event in aid of Citizens Advice Cornwall? Whether sky-diving or running is your thing, or you prefer a coffee morning or a zoom quiz, our clients will value your support. Create your own fundraising page at Just Giving and contact for promotional materials to get the word out there!”


Could you spare a day to do a street collection, or look after a collecting can at your local shop, pub or club? Contact for cans, stickers and promotional materials to get the word there!


A gift in your will – whether it is a small cash gift or percentage of your estate – can make a world of difference in the community. If you are making a new will, or amending one and would like to leave a gift to Citizens Advice Cornwall to help others, please give our details to your solicitor or Will writer:

Charity name and address:

CAB Cornwall
21 Dean Street
PL14 4AB
Registered Charity number 1096193.

Find out more about how to leave a gift of support here.


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What do we do with you donations? See our client stories