Havering Citizens Advice Bureaux

Havering Citizens Advice Bureaux

Charity information

Havering Citizens Advice Bureaux

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice, and by influencing policymakers. Every Citizens Advice Bureau is a registered charity reliant on trained volunteers and funds to provide these vital services for local communities.

Founded 1939

  • Mission statement

    The CAB service aims
    • To ensure that individuals do not suffer through lack of knowledge of their rights and responsibilities or of the service available to them, or through an inability to express their needs effectively
    and equally
    • To exercise a responsible influence on the development of social policies and service both locally and nationally.

    The Citizens Advice service is independent and provides free, confidential and impartial advice to everybody regardless of race, sex, disability, sexuality or nationality.

    Campaigning
    Social policy is the set of rules and principles which shape the services and benefits that ordinary people rely on. Havering CAB supports the efforts of Citizens Advice to influence the development of social policies and services by:

    • Seeing where services are failing
    • Identifying the root cause of the problem
    • Persuading local policy makers to shape local policies to suit local changing needs

  • Aims

    Havering Citizens Advice Bureaux aims to:

    • To influence the development of social policies and services where services are failing, • Identifying the problem and persuading local policy makers to shape local makers to shape local policies to suit local changing needs
    • To campaign for Social policy change in national and local government to shape the services and benefits that ordinary people rely on.
    • To provide independent and free, confidential and impartial advice to everybody regardless of race, sex, disability, sexuality or nationality.
    • To exercise a responsible influence on the development of social policies and service both locally and nationally.
    • To ensure that individuals do not suffer through lack of knowledge of their rights and responsibilities or of the service available to them, or through an inability to express their needs effective
  • Overview

    Established: September 1939

    Registered Charity Number: 1002593

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 10

    Part time staff: 2

    Volunteers: 53

    Phone number: 01708763531

    Address: 9 Victoria Road Romford Essex RM1 2JT

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