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Meet a volunteer: Olivia


Tell us a bit about yourself… Hi my name is Olivia, I’m 22 years old and I studied Economics at Plymouth University. What do you do with Citizens Advice North Lincolnshire? I am a Gateway Assessor. Most clients make their first contact with the service through a Gateway Assessment in which we provide a triage […]

The government must fix Universal Credit before it fully rolls out in North Lincolnshire


Citizens Advice North Lincolnshire is warning that Universal Credit is putting people’s financial security at risk as they wait six weeks or more for their first payment. Many people have already turned to Citizens Advice North Lincolnshire for help with “live service” Universal Credit, a temporary version of the benefit available to people in the […]

Meet a volunteer: Paul


Tell us a bit about yourself… Hi my name is Paul I am 20 years old, I’m currently studying Geology at University of Liverpool. During my summer break I chose to join the Research and Campaign team in Scunthorpe. What do you do with Citizens Advice North Lincolnshire? I am a Research and Campaigner, this […]

Want to help on mental health?


The Mental Health Foundation released survey results this week to mark Mental Health Awareness Week 2017. Some of the results are pretty concerning: only a small minority of people (13%) report living with high levels of good mental health; more than 4 in 10 people say they have experienced depression; those who are poorer are […]

There’s no place for hate


Citizens Advice North Lincolnshire is urging people to come into their local office or outreaches and report hate incidents, whether they have witnessed an incident or been a victim. A hate incident involves targeted hostility, violence or prejudice against someone because of their disability, gender identity, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation. If the […]

Let’s talk about mental health in the workplace #oktosay


 The fact is: we all have to look after our mental health. Rio Ferdinand, the former England professional footballer, has recently spoken on camera about his experience of when his wife Rebecca died of breast cancer in May 2015. Being famous and well-known did not mean Rio grieved any less for his wife. In the […]

New website will make accessing advice easier, says Citizens Advice North Lincolnshire


To help local residents access advice and service information online Citizens Advice North Lincolnshire has, this week, launched its new website: citizensadvicenlincs.org.uk. The key features of the site include a topic menu and search bar to access advice from the front page; a cleaner, more attractive design; an online volunteer application form; and up-to-date information […]