Welcome to Citizens Advice Central Dorset

Citizens Advice is an independent charity service providing free, confidential and impartial advice to everybody regardless of race, gender, disability, sexuality, nationality, ethnicity, religion and belief.

We are here to help and advise on a full range of issues and problems and we are impartial, independent, confidential and free.

Contact details and opening times for our offices and outreaches can be found on the Dorchester , Gillingham , Sherborne and Weymouth & Portland contact pages.

As an independent charity, we rely on grants and donations to provide this service.

Free Dorset Adviceline : 0800 144 88 48

Citizens Advice Useful Numbers

Dorset Adviceline free telephone number 0800 144 8 848
Call us to talk to a Citizens Advice adviser.

Help to Claim free telephone number 0800 144 8 444
Call us for help with the early stages of your Universal Credit claim. Visit Contact us about applying for Universal Credit for more contact options.

Consumer Helpline telephone number 0808 223 1133
Call us for help with consumer problems. Visit Citizens Advice Consumer Helpline for more contact options.

Help through Hardship Helpline telephone number 0808 208 2138
Call the Trussell Trust free phone service delivered in partnership with Citizens Advice if you’re worried about money and struggling to afford essentials.

Contact Us

People come to us with all sorts of issues. You may have money, benefit, housing or employment problems. You may be facing a crisis, or just considering your options.

We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination wherever we see it.

Volunteer With Us

Our highly trained volunteers come from all sorts of backgrounds and help with everything we do.

See the roles we’re currently recruiting for. Could you join them?

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