Free My Meal was set up in 2020 during lockdown, it aims to put together those who can provide a meal with those who need one.
If you are the parent or carer responsible for a child under 6 years old in Scotland, then you may be eligible for the Scottish Child Payment benefit. This is £10 per week for every child under 6 that you care for.
Here we are again. Christmas has gone, and we’re facing the January blues because we overspent on Quality Street and steak pies. Let’s take a look at how you can avoid doing that again.
Staying warm in the colder months is a concern shared by many in Scotland with low incomes. Often, there is a balance that has to be met between paying for food and paying for heat.
Are you a carer for a child with a disability in Scotland? If so, you may be eligible for support via the first new Scottish disability benefit, the Child Disability Payment. And this new payment is due to launch nationally on 22 November 2021. Child Disability Payment Social Security Scotland is launching this benefit scheme […]
Improve your finances with a financial health check Spring has sprung, the sun is shining. There’s no better time to spring clean your finances. Here, we’re sharing 10 tips to improve your finances. Also, at East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau, you can speak to the Money Talk Team for free. So let’s get your finances […]
If you have a child soon to be starting primary school, and you currently receive certain benefits, then you may be eligible for a one-off payment from the Scottish Government.
Citizens Advice in Scotland deals first-hand with many of the issues facing disabled people today. We often see people who are stressed about undergoing assessments or filling out complicated forms.
Citizens Advice Scotland is open to everyone to come for help. We help thousands of people each year with issues including money matters, online safety and legal advice. However we also offer a specialised advice and support for veterans and those currently serving. It’s called the Armed Services Advice Project (ASAP). 2020 marks ten successful […]
August is the time that many people dread, yet many others can’t wait for – back to school! Once the summer break is over, it’s time to get on with studying again. However making sure your child has everything needed to really take advantage of what schools can offer can be hard. Not all families […]
The Coronavirus pandemic has hit everyone financially. In order to release the strain slightly, payment holidays from paying rent and mortgages have been made more readily available. Payment holidays are agreements you make with whoever you pay your mortgage or rent to. It means you don’t have to pay anything for up to a few […]
Getting the financial support you need During the past few months, many people’s lives have been turned upside down by Coronavirus. Here at the East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau, we’ve been helping where we can to ease the pressure put on the community. We’ve aimed to ensure that you are aware of all the financial […]