Wiltshire Citizens Advice work in partnership and collaborate with a number of organisations to ensure that people in our local community who need our help and support receive the highest possible quality advice services.
We are also funded by other organisations to run specific projects, these include:
- Building Bridges
Building Bridges is a partnership of organisations that has come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities Programme across Swindon and Wiltshire. The Building Bridges programme is funded by by the National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund.
Wiltshire Citizens Advice has be taking part in the Building Bridges programme since late spring 2017.
Our Carers Project, funded by Wiltshire Council and the CCG, works closely with Carer Support Wiltshire to provide benefit and money advice to people who are caring for someone in a non professional capacity, often a family member but sometimes a friend or neighbour.
GreenSquare Housing Association
This project provides debt and benefit take up services for GreenSquare residents.
This project provides welfare benefits advice to people affected by cancer.
- Pension Wise
Launched in April 2015, Pension Wise is a new guidance service set up to help people understand their options under the pension freedoms. We deliver face-to-face Pension Wise appointments to people aged 50 and over with a defined contribution pension from a number of locations including Bristol, Swindon, Yate as well as the main areas of Wiltshire.
- Public Health
Wiltshire Council Public Health fund us to provide benefits and money advice to service users of the Community Mental Health Teams based at Green Lane in Devizes, Fountain Way in Salisbury and Bewley House in Chippenham.
- Wiltshire Money
We are also an active member of Wiltshire Money, which is the lead body for financial inclusion activity within the county. It provides a strategic framework for local organisations to co-ordinate their work, develop collaborative partnerships and share lessons learnt. Essentially, it aims to help people make informed financial choices and be in control of their money.
We also receive funding from:
- Chippenham Borough Lands Charity
- HM Prison Service and Friends of Erlestoke
- MS Society
- Selwood Housing Association
- Sovereign Housing
- Wessex Water
and many Town and Parish Councils in Wiltshire.
We gratefully acknowledge all funding support.