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Advice Dorset

Details of local advice providers who can support you over benefits, consumer advice, debt and money, discrimination, employment, health and care.

Age UK Bournemouth

Information and advice, services and activities for older people. Helping you live an independent, active and fulfilling life.

Citizen's Advice Bureau - Poole

The Poole CAB website includes information about contacting Dorset Adviceline, details of local drop-in sessions and links to the main CAB website. Poole CAB have regular drop-in sessions in Poole Central Library on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 10am-12pm.

Community Money Advice

Free, confidential money advice and practical support to overcome debt problems, provided by local Christian volunteers.

Wyvern Savings and Loans

Wyvern Savings and Loans are a community based organisation, staffed by four paid staff and over 100 local volunteers. They provide members with a safe and ethical place to save (up to £15,000), as well as providing affordable loans. Loans can range from £100 to £7,500 and repayment schedules are negotiable.

Information last updated 28 March 2017

National information

Bank safely online

Get advice on online banking and how to spot scams. This site reassures you about security measures in place and recommends care and vigilance.

Citizens Advice

Useful advice on a range of issues and there FAQs and Fact sheet sections on Consumer and Debt and money matters. You can find out what best to do in a number of difficult situations. 

Income tax

All you need to know from GOV.UK rates and allowances, relief and refund.

Money advice service

This is a free, unbiased and independent service offering wide-ranging financial advice. You can use the Tools section for handy video and print guides, as well as to carry out a money health check or set out a budget plan.

Money saving expert

A consumer advice site, fronted by Martin Lewis, which is up-to-date, covers a wide range of areas, e.g. banks, cards, shopping, insurance. You may benefit from offers updated almost daily and you can sign up for a weekly e-mail service.

National Debtline

This debt advice charity provides confidential free impartial advice on managing debt and personal budgeting. Use the My Money Steps tool to view the useful and reassuring introductory video and a range of FAQs.

Pensions advisory service

You can find a wealth of information about pensions, including Voluntary National Insurance contributions and a Pensions timeline.