Citizens Advice Sheffield offers a range of free advice services to help you find a way forward, whatever the problem. They provide independent advice on consumer rights, debt, employment, family matters, housing and homelessness, immigration, welfare benefits and tax credits. They may offer you formal representation at a court hearing or tribunal.
They also provide a Pension Wise Guidance Service. Their website also has a range of self-help information.
Sheffield Law Centre is also part of Citizens Advice Sheffield and delivers specialist legal services.
There are also a range of specialist information and advice services in the city including
- Age UK Sheffield (for people aged over 50 years)
- Alzheimer’s Society – Sheffield Office (for people with Alzheimer’s and dementia)
- Deaf Advice Service (for deaf people)
- Disability Sheffield (for people with disabilities and long-term conditions)
- Sheffield Autistic Society (for people on the autistic spectrum)
- Sheffield Carers Centre (for carers)
- Sheffield Mencap (for people with learning disabilities)
- Sheffield Mental Health Guide (an online information guide for people with mental health problems)
- Sheffield Mind (for people with mental health problems)
- Sheffield Royal Society for the Blind (for blind and partially sighted people)
It doesn’t matter whether you’re looking for information or advice for yourself or for a person you care for, contact any of the services above, who will be happy to help you.
There is also advice and information for armed service personnel (ex-service men and women and their families and friends), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people and Refugees and Asylum Seekers.
There are a range of services which give money advice in the Money and Debt section of the directory.
Libraries can help you find information and 24 hour services are available online.