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Dunfermline Advice Hub, 7 Douglas Street, Dunfermline, KY12 7EB

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December 04 - December 10
  • 04
    04.December.Monday

    General Advice & Information

    All day
    04/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

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    Need help but don’t know where to turn? The Dunfermline Advice Hub can help.  We’re here to help you find the right support service for you, on any issue.  If we can’t help, we’ll know someone who can, and we can help you to get in touch with them.  We’re a referral point for many local organisations, and we also host specialist advice sessions with our partner organisations.

    Legal - Family, Housing and Welfare/Benefits: Fife Law Centre

    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    04/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

    Needing guidance or help with a legal matter?  Come along and speak to an adviser from the Fife Law Centre – they can help you with legal enquiries on housing, welfare/benefits, or family matters.

    Savings and Loans: DDCU

    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    04/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

    DDCU

    The Dunfermline & District Credit Union are a locally based community organisation that offers government guaranteed savings and loans facility to all of its members.  The members hold shares in the DDCU, by making regular savings.  The more money saved, the bigger amount of shares.

    Once a member is has been saving for a minimum of 12 weeks, a member can apply for a loan.  This will be at a fair and reasonable rate, and won’t more than you can afford.  Repayments are easy, paid back over time.  And in that time, you’ll still be able to put away something for your savings, so you’ll always have something to fall back on.

    If you would like to join the DDCU, please pop along to the sessions with 2 forms of ID (one must be photographic, and one must have your address, dated from within the last 3 months), and £2 administration fee.

    Housing - Frontline Fife

    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    04/12/2017-11/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

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    Frontline Fife are here to help you with your housing issues.  They offer a range of services, such as housing advice, accommodation services, addiction support, and advice for private landlords.

    If you have any problems or issues with your housing, come and speak to the Housing Adviser at these times.

     

    Money: CARF Money Advice

    1:00 pm-4:00 pm
    04/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

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    Citizens Advice & Rights Fife are here to help you deal with your money concerns. If you’re struggling with debt, whether its struggling to make repayments, or to deal with the constant demands from your creditors, CARF Money Advice are here to help. They can take you through the process, help you deal with your debt and work out an achievable repayment plan that suits you.

  • 05
    05.December.Tuesday

    General Advice & Information

    All day
    05/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

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    Need help but don’t know where to turn? The Dunfermline Advice Hub can help.  We’re here to help you find the right support service for you, on any issue.  If we can’t help, we’ll know someone who can, and we can help you to get in touch with them.  We’re a referral point for many local organisations, and we also host specialist advice sessions with our partner organisations.

    Clothing - Fife Children's Clothing Bank

    10:00 am-2:00 pm
    05/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

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    The Fife Childrens Clothing Bank are here to help any family with extra clothes, school uniforms, winter clothes, party clothes or normal casual.  Pay, Donate, or Create in return – if you’ve got some pennies, some outgrown or spare clothes you don’t need, or half an hour of your time to help sort and tidy our stands, you can swap, donate or volunteer your time for what you need.

    Welfare & Benefits: Universal Credit Support

    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    05/12/2017

    Are you ready for Universal Credit?  Struggling to get online? Finding it hard to keep to your claimant commitment?  Not sure if UC will affect you?

    We’re here to help!  Come along and get advice on how UC will affect you, and you can get online to manage your claim.

    For more information, contact:

    Lauren Cruickshank, Welfare Support Worker, 077307751895

  • 06
    06.December.Wednesday

    General Advice & Information

    All day
    06/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

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    Need help but don’t know where to turn? The Dunfermline Advice Hub can help.  We’re here to help you find the right support service for you, on any issue.  If we can’t help, we’ll know someone who can, and we can help you to get in touch with them.  We’re a referral point for many local organisations, and we also host specialist advice sessions with our partner organisations.

    Community Job Club: Welfare Support Team

    9:30 am-12:30 pm
    06/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

    Struggling to fulfil your claimant commitment? Want to find a job but not sure where to start?  Have a job but want something that suits your skills and ambitions?  Then come along to the Community Job Club!

    Lauren and Team can help you build a winning CV, access further courses, apply online, and help you with any Universal Credit or JSA problems.

    Legal - Family, Housing and Welfare/Benefits: Fife Law Centre

    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    06/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

    Needing guidance or help with a legal matter?  Come along and speak to an adviser from the Fife Law Centre – they can help you with legal enquiries on housing, welfare/benefits, or family matters.

    Basic IT Skills: Fife Council Digital Skills Volunteers

    12:00 pm-2:00 pm
    06/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

    Need some help with computers but don’t know where to start?

    Come in and get help one-to-one with a Digital Skills Volunteer.  Colin and Darren are here to show you hints, tips and tricks, and help you get the most out of using computers! Digital Skills Volunteers are here to help you with the very basics and increase your confidence in using computers, securely and safely.

  • 07
    07.December.Thursday

    General Advice & Information

    All day
    07/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

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    Need help but don’t know where to turn? The Dunfermline Advice Hub can help.  We’re here to help you find the right support service for you, on any issue.  If we can’t help, we’ll know someone who can, and we can help you to get in touch with them.  We’re a referral point for many local organisations, and we also host specialist advice sessions with our partner organisations.

  • 08
    08.December.Friday

    General Advice & Information

    All day
    08/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

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    Need help but don’t know where to turn? The Dunfermline Advice Hub can help.  We’re here to help you find the right support service for you, on any issue.  If we can’t help, we’ll know someone who can, and we can help you to get in touch with them.  We’re a referral point for many local organisations, and we also host specialist advice sessions with our partner organisations.

    Benefits & Welfare Advice: Community Job Club Drop In

    10:00 am-12:00 pm
    08/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

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    If you’re struggling to apply for benefits, such as job seekers allowance or universal credit, come along and speak to the  Community Job Club & Welfare Support Team.

    They’re here to help with any issue, such as:

    • Applying for benefits and welfare, such as job seekers, universal credit, housing and council tax benefit.
    • Filling in forms, on paper or online
    • CV building, job seeking and applying for jobs online.
    • Understanding your claimant commitment
    • Avoiding sanctions
    • foodbank vouchers and foodbank services
    • further signposting to other agencies that can help.

    The Welfare Support Team are here from 10am to 12noon, every Friday, in Advice Pod 1, right at the back of the Hub.

    Savings and Loans: DDCU

    10:00 am-1:00 pm
    08/12/2017
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom
    Dunfermline KY12 7EB, United Kingdom

    DDCU

    The Dunfermline & District Credit Union are a locally based community organisation that offers government guaranteed savings and loans facility to all of its members.  The members hold shares in the DDCU, by making regular savings.  The more money saved, the bigger amount of shares.

    Once a member is has been saving for a minimum of 12 weeks, a member can apply for a loan.  This will be at a fair and reasonable rate, and won’t more than you can afford.  Repayments are easy, paid back over time.  And in that time, you’ll still be able to put away something for your savings, so you’ll always have something to fall back on.

    If you would like to join the DDCU, please pop along to the sessions with 2 forms of ID (one must be photographic, and one must have your address, dated from within the last 3 months), and £2 administration fee.

  • 09
    09.December.Saturday
    No events
  • 10
    10.December.Sunday
    No events

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