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Citizens Advice Sessions In GP Surgeries To Continue

Published on: 5 Oct, 2015
Updated on: 5 Oct, 2015

The CAB’s advice sessions in four Guildford GP surgeries will continue until the end of January thanks to funding from the local Poyle Charities.

CAB 1The sessions hosted by Guildford Citizens Advice were due to finish at the end of September. Now the pilot scheme will run for another four months.

Trained advisers can to help people with a wide range of topics from problems with debt, housing, welfare benefits and other legal matters.

The scheme to offer advice sessions in GP surgeries is both popular and well used in other parts of the UK.

It is a service of benefit to those who can’t always get to a Citizens Advice bureau to access information, or who are not connected to the internet where CAB advice is also freely available.

The advice given at the surgery sessions is free and confidential.

All clients are seen by appointment only. Appointments at Dapdune House surgery are available to anyone, whether registered to that practice or not.

Times of the advice sessions are as follows:

Merrow Park Surgery, Kingfisher Drive: Mondays, 9.30am to 12.30pm.

The Oaks, Applegarth Avenue, Park Barn: Tuesdays, 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Dapdune House Surgery, Wharf Road: Wednesdays, 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

Stoughton Road  Surgery: Thursdays, 1.30pm to 4.30pm.

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