Age UK Norfolk

Age UK Norfolk

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/norfolk/

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer advice and support to people ages 50+ throughout Norfolk. We have teams specialising in Information and Advice, Digital Inclusion, Telephone Befriending, Advocacy, Financial advice and Travelling Companionship.

For more information, please check our main page and follow the links to our different services.

CRITERIA:
We support people aged 50 and over, including carers and families (excludes Norwich city council area for Advice service). Users of Telephone Befriending and Money Matters must be 65 or over

  • 0300 500 1217
  • advice@ageuknorfolk.org.uk
  • 300 St Faith's Road, Norwich, NR6 7BJ
Age UK Norwich

Age UK Norwich

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/norwich/

SERVICE OFFER: We offer help and advice about benefits, housing, debt, money, lasting power of attorney, social care and support, telephone befriending and activities. We also offer Health Coaching (during periods of illness or injury, or to adjust to long-term conditions), Complex Community Care Support (helping people living with complex health and/or social conditions who need regular practical and emotional support to live as independently as possible), Social activities and events and Telephone Befriending and Active Befriending services. In addition, Vera, our virtual assistant, is available to give information via our website.

CRITERIA: Our services are for people aged 50 and over, including carers and families, in the Norwich and Greater Norwich area.

  • 01603 496333
  • enquiries@ageuknorwich.org.uk
  • 69 – 75 Thorpe Road, Norwich, NR1 1UA, Norfolk
MAP Mancroft Advice Project

Mancroft Advice Project (MAP)

http://www.map.uk.net

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer advice in the following areas: housing; money and benefits; employment, education and training; being a young parent; relationships, sex and sexual health; gender identity; mental health; drugs and alcohol.

CRITERIA:
We offer this service to 11–25-year-olds.

  • 01603 766994
  • info@map.uk.net
  • The Risebrow Centre, Chantry Road, Norwich, NR2 1RF

Norfolk Citizens Advice

https://www.ncab.org.uk/

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer a broad range of advice including debt, welfare benefits, housing, employment, immigration, health, family and consumer.

CRITERIA:
Our service excludes Diss and Thetford areas.

  • 0800 144 8848
  • public@ncab.org.uk
  • 54 Whiffler Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR3 2AY
Norfolk Community Law Service

Norfolk Community Law Service

http://www.ncls.co.uk/

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer free, confidential, and independent legal advice in the following areas: employment law, family law, general law, discrimination, domestic abuse, debt, immigration and welfare benefits (appeals and tribunals only).

CRITERIA:
Our services are open to anyone who lives in Norfolk, in particular to those who may not otherwise be able to access legal assistance or debt advice. We do not advise on criminal law (unless relating to Domestic Abuse).

  • 01603 496623
  • info@ncls.co.uk
  • 14 Prince of Wales Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 1LB, United Kingdom

Shelter

https://england.shelter.org.uk/get_help/local_services/norwich

SERVICE OFFER:
We offer specialist housing advice including evictions and homelessness. We also offer accredited debt advice. Advocacy and representation are available at court.
PLEASE READ OUR CRITERIA BELOW BEFORE REFERRING—
Many general housing issues are addressed by self-help guides on our website shelter.org.uk which is full of detailed template letters and advice e.g., about how to get a deposit back. (We would not accept cases about how to initially join housing lists, and questions around deposit protection and low-level disrepair issues – please refer to our Website/Webchat/Helpline instead)

CURRENT CRITERIA:
Legal Aid cases: Shelter’s legal team can do Legal Aid work for eligible clients, but this is subject to capacity and the nature of the issue. Please refer in cases related to homelessness applications and Homelessness Decision, also court rent possession/evictions cases, but be aware we may need to signpost elsewhere if not in scope or due to capacity.
–Debt Advice for Clients with Housing related Debt, rent arrears, Council Tax arrears, Utility Bills.
–We cannot accept Social Prescribing cases directly (these are referred to the Living Well teams via the client’s GP and ICC’s only)
– We are currently CLOSED For Housing Advice cases for written Housing Allocation Banding or Qualification Decisions, and complex Housing or Homelessness cases

  • 03301 755 121
  • Whitefriars House, 50 Fishergate, Norwich, NR3 1SE, United Kingdom