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Local Citizens Advice resources

Financial capability resources, tools and apps developed and hosted by local Citizens Advice across England and Wales.

Apps

Citizens Advice Darlington - Your Money Smart app - a budgeting app which is available on Google Play and the Apple store.

www.darlingtoncab.co.uk/yms

Citizens Advice Haringey - moneywise and moneywise meals apps. Both are available on Google Play and the Apple store.

www.moneywiseharingey.com

Citizens Advice Havant - budget tracker app for iPhone.

www.workoutyourmoney.com 

Citizens Advice Liverpool - Users click on the area of advice they need and are shown a list of agencies organised by distance (linked to GPS) and whether the agency is open. Full contact details and directions are available. If no agencies are open at that time, there is the option to send a message to an agency or link to immediate online advice or webchat. The app is available on Android and iPhone: just search Citizens Advice in the appropriate app store.

https://www.citizensadviceliverpool.org.uk/mobile-app

North Tyneside Citizens Advice - sign app -  can help clients to find and connect with local organisations who can provide the right advice and support. However, as well as a local focus, it  also contains an online benefit checking tool. Currently available on Android and Windows devices and will be available soon on Apple and Blackberry.

www.ntcab.org.uk

Citizens Advice Trafford - helpInhand app - a directory of every major UK helpline, for all sorts of general and specific queries clients may face. Includes a budgeting sheet produced by Citizens Advice Trafford.

www.helpinhandapp.org.uk

Budgeting resources

Basildon Citizens Advice - personal budget sheet

Citizens Advice Bolton - money and debt factsheets - a wide range of useful factsheets including a budget sheet.

Epson & Ewell Citizens Advice - healthy eating on a budget guide

Guernsey Citizens Advice Bureau -  income and expenditure form

North Lancashire Citizens Advice - budget sheet

York & District Citizens Advice - Small Changes booklet  - a guide to budgeting with practical tips to make your money go further.

Partnership of local offices in the East Midlands - www.moneysmart.nedcab.org.uk - budget planning

Debt resources

East Dorset Citizens Advice - self help debt Kit - includes creditor summary sheets, financial statements, and template letters.

Jersey Citizens Advice - self-help debt pack

Uttlesford Citizens Advice - downloadable spending diary and debt pack

Sheffield Citizens Advice - dealing with debt guide and personal budget sheet

Partnership of local offices in the East Midlands - www.nedcab.cabmoney.org.uk - debt and financial problems  

Frontline worker resources

Stratford upon Avon and District Citizens Advice - frontline workers toolkit 

Other local Citizens Advice websites 

North Warwickshire Citizens Advice have produced a Money Matters Resource Kit, which is available on their website: 

www.nwcab.org.uk/money-matters-resource-kit

Royal Courts of Justice Advice run a spin-off website site as part of the fit money project, it has a useful budget tracker, and downloadable factsheets:

www.fitmoney.org.uk 

Rural Cambs Citizens Advice is partof the Making Money Count project:

www.makingmoneycount.org.uk

Several local Citizens Advice in the Liverpool area have formed a partnership and have created a financial capability hub:

www.liverpoolcap.org.uk/projects/ifc

Sedgmoor Citizens Advice, Citizens Advice South Somerset and Mendip Citizens Advice have joined to make a spin-off financial capability website:

www.somersetmoneymatters.co.uk

Southwark Citizens Advice run a spin-off website:

www.moneysavvysouthwark.org.uk

Several local Citizens Advice in the East Midlands have worked in partnership to develop three micro-sites which won an IMA award for best new initiative. The sites include online-assisted Debt Management Plans (DMPs), budgeting and debt calculators, multiple on-line tools, full and final settlement calculators, and guides to Income Payment Agreements and Orders (IPAs and IPOs) including a Payment Order calculator.

www.nedcab.cabmoney.org.uk - debt and financial problems  

www.moneysmart.nedcab.org.uk - budget planning

www.welfarereform.nedcab.org.uk - benefits information

The local Citizens Advice involved in this partnership are:

  • Central and East Northamptonshire Citizens Advice

  • Chesterfield Citizens Advice
  • Citizens Advice Derbyshire Districts

  • North East Derbyshire Citizens Advice

  • South Derbyshire Citizens Advice