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   January 20th-25th 

Are you paying too much for your energy?

Come along to an energy advice drop-in to find out if we can help you cut your bills:

Monday 20th January - Durlston Castle Foyer, 10am-1pm
Tuesday 21st January – Holme for Gardens, 11am-3pm
Thursday 23rd January – Not Just Sundaes, 10am-noon
Friday 24th January – Dobbies Garden Centre, 11am-3pm
Saturday 25th January – Wareham Parish Hall, 10am-noon


**More Financial Support Appointments Available from January**

From mid-January we will be able to offer more client appointments for Universal Credit application support, benefits support and income maximisation for local residents in Swanage and Upton. These will include a new drop-in session at Upton Library on Wednesday mornings. Watch this space for more details!




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Get help applying for Universal Credit 

Our Help to Claim service can support you in the early stages of your Universal Credit claim, from the application, through to your first payment.


Help to Claim is a dedicated service from Citizens Advice. It’s free, independent and confidential. Our trained advisers can help with things like how to gather evidence for your application or how to prepare for your work coach appointment.


Call us for free: 0800 144 8 444 (England) or 08000 241 220 (Wales) 

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Citizens Advice Purbeck is the operating name of Purbeck Citizens Advice Bureau a company limited by guarantee registered in England, Company Number 3510199. Charity registration number: 1068414.

Citizens Advice Purbeck debt advice is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FRN617701).






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