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Citizens Advice Teignbridge

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We provide free, confidential and impartial advice. Our goal is to help you find a way forward, whatever problem you face, and to campaign for change on the issues affecting people's lives.

We’re an independent charity and part of the Citizens Advice network. Most of our 100-strong team are trained volunteers, and we are supported by local councils, a variety of specialist funders, and the general public. We serve a population of 130,000 across Teignbridge and handle thousands of enquiries each year.

Need advice?

We offer a drop in service at our Newton Abbot office

Monday from 09:30am – 12:30pm

Tuesday and Wednesday from 09:30am – 3:00pm 

We’re also available by phone, email or online.

Citizens Advice Teignbridge Posts

🔑 Before renting your home, you might have to pay a deposit. It’s important you know if your landlord has to protect your deposit and put it into a deposit protection scheme.We can help you understand ⤵️ ... See MoreSee Less
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⚖️ If you’re going to court as a witness, there are some things you can do to help you prepare for the day.Our advice can help you ⤵️ ... See MoreSee Less
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❗ We know that high housing costs are a key driver of negative budgets.More and more people are coming to us for help with eviction issues and we’re seeing growing rates of people unable to pay for essential costs.Find out more in our blog ⤵️ ... See MoreSee Less
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🚗 Thinking of buying a used car? You might be looking into businesses that sell used cars - these are known as traders. We can help you be #ShopAware when you’re looking for traders. Doing some simple checks can reduce your chances of buying a car that’s being sold illegally.Here’s what you need to know when buying from a trader:✅ Check if they have a good reputation✅ Look for a trade association sign (for example, the Retail Motor Industry Federation or the Scottish Motor Trade Association) or look for the Consumer Codes Approval Scheme logo - this means you can act through a trade association if something goes wrong ✅ Find a trader whose cars have been inspected by an independent engineer or motoring organisationOur advice can help you ⤵️ ... See MoreSee Less
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🏖️ If you’re planning a holiday, make sure you know what rights you have for compensation.This can help you prepare for anything unexpected.Check your rights ⤵️ ... See MoreSee Less
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Volunteer with us

Join us and make a difference for your community!

We’re always looking for new people, whether as an adviser, a trustee or in a number of other roles. Training is provided and it’s a great way to develop your skills.

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We use our clients’ experience, stories and evidence to research and campaign for positive change locally and nationally.

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We rely on the support of people like you to help us make a difference for our clients. Four in ten people in the UK have used the services of Citizens Advice at some point in their lives.

A donation of any amount will help ensure we're here for you when you need us.

You can support our work by donating securely online by card, or by cheque or cash at any of our local offices. Cheques payable to "Citizens Advice Teignbridge".

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Donate by text - Text ADVICE to 70480 to donate £5
Texts will cost the donation amount plus one standard network rate message.

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Do you shop online?

Teignbridge Citizens Advice is registered with easyfundraising, which means over 7,000 brands will now donate to us for FREE every time you use easyfundraising to shop with them. These donations will help SO MUCH, so please sign up to support us – it’s completely FREE and doesn’t take long.

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Advice Column - May

The next advice column is here and this time it’s about how to protect yourself and prepare for the unexpected when booking a holiday abroad.

It comes at a time of year when many of us will be booking a summer holiday. Whether it’s your first holiday in years or an annual tradition, going abroad can be overwhelming so we’ve pooled together all the key advice in this latest column.

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