Fylde Citizens Advice outreach service returns to St Annes Town Hall after two years

This is the first time weekly convenience service has been available there since April 2020, when it was suspended due to Covid safety concerns as the pandemic took hold.

Residents of Fylde seeking free, confidential and impartial face-to-face advice on major issues affecting their lives can visit Town Hall on the South Promenade on Wednesdays between 9.30am and 12.30pm. Simply show up between these hours to speak with a CAB counselor on a first-come, first-served basis.

The drop-in service will be in place until the end of July, with officials saying continuation beyond that depends on the availability of volunteers.

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The town hall of St Annes hosts the sessions every Wednesday morning until the end of July

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A spokesman for Fylde Council said: ‘The outreach service has proven extremely popular with residents before, particularly those who find it difficult to communicate by telephone and have been unable to visit the Citizens’ Advice offices. Office in Kirkham.

“Unfortunately, the service had to be suspended in April 2020 due to health concerns related to the Covid-19 pandemic, and its return will certainly be welcome.”

Fylde Citizen’s Advice continues to provide its general advice service by telephone from its offices on Moor Street in Kirkham.

Help, including details on how to claim Universal Credit, is available by calling 0808 278 7881 between 9am and 3pm, Monday to Friday. Further details are available online at Citizens Advice Fylde