Bute Advice Centre
Bute Advice Centre are offering telephone, office and home visits and can be contacted on the usual number 01700 502784 for a comprehensive welfare rights and money advice telephone. In addition to our core advice service provision, we continue to deliver all welfare rights services to ACHA tenants across Bute & Cowal.
Bute Advice Centre is established for the purpose of benefiting communities in Argyll & Bute within certain projects, by the advancement of education (including debt management, welfare rights, consumer rights, housing and energy issues),the protection of health, both mental and physical and the relief of poverty, sickness and distress.
To fight poverty and social exclusion by the provision of impartial, confidential advice and assistance with regard to:
• Housing Advice
• Homelessness, eviction, housing grants, arrears and Tenancy issues
• Welfare Benefits Advice
• Benefits checks, form filling and representation at Tribunal Appeals
• Utilities Advice
• Debt Management, liaising with utility providers, changing suppliers, accessing grants and alleviation of fuel poverty advice
• Debt Management Provision (advice regarding voluntary payment arrangements, protected trust deeds, bankruptcy, DAS and court representation)