Citizen Advice East Berkshire – Slough Covid Recovery Advice Service

The Citizens Advice East Berkshire – Slough Covid Recovery Advice Service supports anyone living or working in Slough by providing free, independent, impartial, confidential help.

Initial advice is available on issues such as Benefits, Money matters, Housing, Work, Relationship Matters etc. Their work can improve people’s financial situation and health; reducing stress and increasing people’s confidence to deal with their own problems. They can be contacted by telephone and by email, where they will do an assessment and provide initial advice or signposting to other relevant organisations.

Drop in service:
Chalvey Community Hub, Ladbrooke Road, Slough, Berkshire, SL1 2SR
Thursdays 10am-12.15pm
Initial advice sessions are available on a drop-in basis

Citizens Advice also provide the following national helplines:
Universal Credit Help to Claim: 0800 144 8 444 for first time Universal Claim application and queries – 8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday
Consumer Helpline: 0808 223 1133 If you have a problem with something you’ve bought or a service you’ve received – 9am- 5pm Monday to Friday
Debt Helpline: 0800 240 4420 If you need help with money or debt – 8am and 7pm, Monday to Friday

Email Us:

Send a short description of your query, your name and postcode to: advice.sl@caeb.org.uk

Freephone: 0808 1697766 9am-3pm Monday – Friday
Local line: 01753 981040

Website:https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/ 

Advocacy in Slough

Advocacy in Slough is a free , confidential service provided by independent organisations, working in partnership to provide a range of independent advocacy services to residents of Slough.

Advocacy is taking action to help people say what they want , secure their rights, represent their interests and obtain services they need.

Advocacy in Slough provide the following types of Advocacy:

Generic Advocacy , Care Act Advocacy, NHS complaints Advocacy , IMHA – Independent Mental Health Advocacy and from Sept 2016 IMCA – Independent Mental Health Capacity Advocacy

Autism Berkshire

Autism Berkshire is the county’s leading autism charity, offering a wide range of services to support individuals and families living with autism.

As part of the SPACE project, we deliver the following services for Slough residents:

  • Appointments for benefits advice for autistic people and their families with our expert adviser Kevin Jackson at the Shelter office at 27 Church Street, Slough. To make an appointment (these normally take place on Fridays), please email admin@autismberkshire.org.uk or call 01189 594 594.
  • The Hidden Pearls social group for autistic adults, which meets fortnightly on Tuesday evenings at the Earl of Cornwall pub, in Cippenham Lane, from 7pm to 9pm. For more information about the group and its activities, contact the co-ordinator, Sarah Brown, by email at sarah.brown@autismberkshire.org.uk, call 01189 594 594 or see our website at the address below.

Advice about autism is available by calling our Helpline service on 01189 594 594 between 10am and 1pm on weekdays or by emailing contact@autismberkshire.org.uk and from our Home Visiting Service, which provides advice to families in their own home – contact us to make an appointment.

We also run regular training workshops in Slough for parents and carers, offering advice about a range of topics and a support group, which gives an opportunity to hear from guest speakers, ask questions and share experiences with other parents and carers in a friendly and informal setting.

Courses for autistic adults about social and life skills are also available.

Opening Hours
Helpine Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm

Autism Berkshire
40 Caversham Road
Reading
RG1 7EB

01189 594 594
www.autismberkshire.org.uk

contact@autismberkshire.org.uk

Turning Point

Information and advice to support people with drug or alcohol issues, a mental health concern, learning disability or employment solution

Opening Hours
Call for an appointment

Turning Point
Maple House
95 High St
Slough
SL1 1DHL

01753 692548
www.turning-point.co.uk

info@turning-point.co.uk

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