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Press Release - D&G CAS Get Muddy!
16th May 2022

Dumfries & Galloway PRESS RELEASE 12/05/2022 Media Contact: Jess Benzie 0300 303 4321 ext 6108 D&G CAS Get Muddy! Dumfries & Galloway Citizens Advice Service (D&G CAS) staff and volunteers are taking part in Tough Mudder Scotland in July to…

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Scam Alert
19th April 2022

We have had reports of people receiving calls from people claiming to be from Citizens Advice. We NEVER cold call our clients or the public. We would only ever contact you in relation to your case, or if you have…

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War on Ukraine - UK and Scottish Government information
28th March 2022

From Citizens Advice Scotland: The Home Office has issued a Factsheet regarding changes made to the immigration system to support British nationals and their families in Ukraine, and Ukrainians in the UK, Ukraine and elsewhere. The Home Office has issued a Factsheet…

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Bright Deal Project
22nd March 2022

Bright Deal Project has recently been set up by Deaf Action to specifically help the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Communities throughout Scotland. Find out more at www.deafaction.org/bright-deal

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Debt Happens, You're Not Alone
21st March 2022

Dumfries & Galloway PRESS RELEASE 07/03/2022 Media Contact: Carole Benzie 0300 303 4321 ext. 6127 CAMPAIGN TO TACKLE PERSONAL DEBT CRISIS IN DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY Dumfries & Galloway Citizens Advice Service (D&G CAS) is launching a new campaign aimed at…

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Press Release - Energy Crisis
22nd February 2022

PRESS RELEASE Dumfries & Galloway Citizens Advice Bureau 10/02/2021 Media Contact: Jess Benzie 0300 303 4321 ext. 6108 Phil Stewart 0300 303 4321 ext. 6131 D&G Citizens Advice is Here to Help with Current Energy Crisis Dumfries & Galloway Citizens…

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Annual Report 2020-21
20th January 2022

Our annual report tells a story of a very successful year despite a difficult year. It contains statistics including client financial gains, case studies, volunteer and staff profiles and client testimonials which demonstrate the hard work and contribution of our staff and volunteers.…

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Communications Strategy 2022
5th January 2022

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Volunteer Strategy 2022

Volunteer StrategyDownload Find attached our Volunteer Strategy which we will be working towards in 2022.

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Doubling the Scottish Child Payment
21st December 2021

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced that the Scottish Child Payment will be doubled to £20 per week per child from April 2022. There are more than 106,000 children aged under 6 currently living in households that receive payments. The payment…

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Adult Disability Payment

The Scottish Government’s next benefit, Adult Disability Payment, will open for new applications in pilot areas from 21 March 2022.Adults of working age with a disability or health condition, who are not already in receipt of Disability Living Allowance (DLA)…

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Big Energy Winter Press Release
13th December 2021

D&G Citizens Advice launches bid to help local people with soaring energy bills. Dumfries & Galloway Citizens Advice Service (D&G CAS) is joining other bureaux across Scotland to help people with soaring energy bills this winter. The Big Energy Saving…

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Press Release - Support4Life Project
10th November 2021

Dumfries & Galloway PRESS RELEASE 04/11/2021 Dumfries & Galloway Citizens Advice Project, Support4Life, is here to help those with Long Term Conditions identify and apply for Benefits Support4Life (S4L) is one of many projects within Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice…

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