Welcome to Citizens Advice Havering
Citizens Advice Havering provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice on a wide range of subjects to people living or working in the London Borough of Havering.
We give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward-whoever they are, and whatever their problem. For everyone for over eighty years.
Undertaking research and campaigning to improve policies and practices that affect people’s lives is one of the twin aims of Citizens Advice and has always been a high priority for our service.
The following article by journalist Adriana Elgueta appeared on page 11 of the 18 December 2020 edition of the Romford Recorder
STOP LOAN SHARKS
Citizens Advice Havering volunteer, Jan Clampett, has won a national short story competition organised by the England Illegal Money Lending Team*. Released as part of the Stop Loan Sharks* Christmas campaign, Jan’s entry warns of the dangers of getting involved with a loan shark. Her story is as follows:-
Citizens Advice Havering would like to share the following good news stories:-
Polly was issued a Penalty Charge Notice in the summer of 2016 by a neighbouring council. Owing to her mental health issues and multiple debts, the PCN...
We saw a client some months after he had been sacked following a relatively short period of sickness. Because of strict time limits and lack of subsequent appeal by the client we were...
Arthur had real difficulty claiming Universal Credit because of a recent bereavement, lack of PC skills and internet access, and the coronavirus restrictions making him unable to make a claim either online, at the Job Centre Plus or by phone...