Citizens Advice Newcastle (CAN)

Citizens Advice Newcastle (CAN) give free, confidential and independent advice to people who live, work or study in Newcastle. You can speak to an advisor by phone, webchat or email. For urgent matters you can drop in for advice (subject to availability) from Monday to Friday, 10am to 12pm. They offer advice on a range of issues including:

Benefits, education, energy issues, employment, family disputes, health care, housing, homelessness, immigration, citizenship and human rights. (Use main contact details below)

Specialist advice available How to contact Citizen’s Advice Newcastle
Consumer issues Telephone:  0808 223 1133
Debt and Money Advice: from dealing with simple debts to bankruptcy Complete the online self referral form Freephone 0808 278 7823 email: [email protected]
Home energy advice: Problems with your energy supplier? Worried about fuel bills? Need an emergency fuel voucher support? Want to save money? Need help to get on the Priority Services Register, to pay your bills or save energy? Telephone: 0800 448 0721

Email: [email protected]

They can also provide face to face appointments and home visits

Family Advice in the community: help with a wide range of issues Mondays: Action for Children at Galafield Centre Drop in 9am to 12pm

Tuesdays: Action for Children, The Haven, Halewood Ave, Kenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 3RX. Drop in 10am to 12pm

Wednesdays: Action for Children, Wesley House, Bond Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE4 8BA by appointment Wednesdays 10am until 1pm

ThursdaysSt Vincent Support Centre, drop in Thursdays 12.30pm to 3.30pm

Thursdays: City of God Christian Centre, 25 Church Walk, Walker, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE6 3DP drop in 11am to 1.30 pm

Advice in schools Hawthorn Primary School, Moorside Primary School, St Marks Primary School, St Paul’s Primary School

To talk to someone about your benefits, money, housing issues or anything else, contact Gayle on 07771739620or [email protected]

Talk to CAN at your local Yorkshire Building Society Talk to Citizens Advice at your local Yorkshire Building Society.  Book a FREE and confidential appointment at your Newcastle branch on 0191 2830297
Scams Telephone: 0808 250 5050
Universal Credit service:  help with new claims and managing first payments. Universal Credit national helpline Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm: 0800 144 8444