How to get advice

All our advice services are currently being delivered over the phone or online.

If you can’t find the advice you need on our national website at call us during our opening hours or use our online enquiry form for email advice or to request a call back.

Call us

Call us to speak directly to one of our volunteer advisers.

Freephone 08082 78 78 15 

If you can’t hear or speak on the phone Relay UK lets you use our phone service by typing what you want to say. Download the Relay UK app and call us.

RelayUK 18001 then 08082 78 78 15

Our lines are open during the times listed below. We aim to answer calls as quickly we can, however our lines can be very busy. If you can’t get through straight away, you will be put through to one of our national call centre advisers where available. You can also request a call back or email advice by using our online enquiry form.

Lines are open:

Monday        09.30 – 12.30 and 13.30 – 15.30
Tuesday        09.30 – 12.30 and 17.00 – 19.30
Wednesday  09.30 – 12.30 and 13.30 – 15.30
Thursday      09.30 – 12.30 and 13.30 – 15.30
Friday            09.30 – 12.30

Get help online

Use our online form to request email advice or a call back. An adviser will be in touch within 3-5 working days (not including the weekend).

We use the Refernet platform to power our online form. Refernet work with our partners locally and other Citizens Advices around the UK.

Consumer advice: 0345 4040506

Universal Credit Help to Claim: 0800 1448444

Macmillan Horizon Centre Welfare Benefits Advice Service: 07483 171 832
Benefits advice for people who have been diagnosed with cancer and their families or carers.

Money Advice Service Debt Advice Project: Call our Advice Service on 08082 78 78 15 who can arrange an appointment with this project 

Pension Wise: 0800 1383944
Advice for over-50s about ways to take money from your pension

Citizens Advice Witness Service Brighton: 0300 3321 136
Offers free and independent support for witnesses in criminal courts

Feedback and complaints

Feedback is very useful for us, as it tells what we are doing well, as well as letting us know where we could improve our service.

If you would like to comment on our service, please fill in the feedback form on the feedback page.

If you have a complaint, please download our Complaints Leaflet. This will explain what steps you can take to make a complaint with us.