Citizens Advice Bureau

Leading charities launch new Croydon Advice Services

Posted on July 17th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. 1 Comment

Four of Croydon’s leading charities are pooling their resources and expertise to create the first fully integrated advice and advocacy service for all adults in the borough who have social care and support needs.

Release Begins: Age UK Croydon, Croydon Hearing Resource Centre, Croydon Vision and Disability Croydon have spent the last nine months developing the new Advice Services Croydon (ASC) Service. ASC will be one of … Read More »

Croydon Citizens Advice 75th year is off and running

Posted on May 12th, by CronxWire in CronxWire. No Comments

Croydon Citizens Advice turns 75 this year and starts its celebrations with Trustee Rachel Dickenson running a sponsored 10K.

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Croydon Citizens Advice has been providing advice to people in the Borough since 1939. Citizens Advice Bureaux were initially established just after World War II was declared in September 1939. The War was the prime reason for the service starting and from the beginning volunteers … Read More »

The battle against hunger

Posted on February 7th, by Liz Sheppard-Jones in Politics & Society. 2 comments

As foodbanks make headline news, Liz Sheppard-Jones meets Fatima Koroma, founder and director of Croydon Foodbank

Fatima Koroma is the highly-engaged and eloquent founder and director of the Croydon Foodbank.  Following her return to the UK in the mid-noughties after three years abroad, she volunteered for Croydon Healthwatch after finding job-hunting difficult as the recession deepened. In trying personal circumstances following a relationship break-up, her role gave … Read More »