Introduction

Introduction

Organisation Name
North Bristol Advice Centre
Description

North Bristol Advice Centre is an independent community advice and support organisation based in Lockleaze, Bristol. We offer a number of free services to clients throughout North Bristol and South Gloucestershire including but not limited to the following:

Specialist debt and welfare benefits advice.
Tribunal preparation and advocacy.
Basic advice in areas including Housing and Employment.
General advice in other issues.
Form filling assistance.
Credit Union Collections.
Community Support at Home service for over 55's.
MoneySmart money advice service offering workshops and 1to 1 money mentoring.
IT drop in sessions.
Basic IT courses for over 55's.
Employability Project provided by Buzz Lockleaze, our
Social Enterprise
Langley Centre - Our purpose built training and conference venue available for local community use and private commercial hire.
Connect Lockleaze Partnership - providing learning and training opportunities for the local Lockleaze community, more information available here: www.connectlockleaze.com
Volunteering - A range of opportunities including advice support and admin support. See our website for full details.

Our specialist advice services are available by appointment at our main office at 2 Gainsborough Square, Lockleaze and also through outreach services in Patchway, Kingswood, Southmead, Shirehampton and Lawrence Weston on different days during the week.

To make an advice appointment, please call 0117 951 5751. We can also provide telephone advice.

For a full listing and times of our drop in sessions please visit our website here: www.northbristoladvice.org.uk/get-advice/community-links

Our Community Support at Home Project is a free home visiting service providing support and information to people over 55 in North Bristol to help them stay independent in their homes and reduce social isolation. The service covers Lockleaze, Horfield, Southmead, Henbury, Henleaze, Shirehampton and Lawrence Weston.

For more information on the Community Support at home project please call Janie on 0117 951 5751 ext. 230 or email janie@northbristoladvice.org.uk or visit our website.

For further enquiries contact our office on 0117 951 5751 visit www.northbristoladvice.org.uk or email team@northbristoladvice.org.uk

We look forward to hearing from you.

Organisation Type
Registered Charity
Alternative names
Langley Centre The Langley Centre
This organisation provides support around
Socialising / Out and About Emotional Support Living, Learning, Working Support Around the Home / Home Help Home Maintenance, Adaptation & Housing
This organisation provides support for
Disabled People Families Parents Older People Adults Carers Women Homeless People On Low Income Mental Health Issues Jobseekers
Regions
South Gloucestershire Bristol
Is there a cost for these services?
No
How can people access this service?
Telephone
Business Hours
MondayFrom 09:00To 17:00Variable, different sessions
TuesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00Variable, different sessions
WednesdayFrom 09:00To 17:00Variable, different sessions
ThursdayFrom 09:00To 17:00Variable, different sessions
FridayCLOSED
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED
Out of hours answer machine

Primary Organisation Details

Primary Address Details

Address 1
2 Gainsbourgh Square
Address 2
Lockleaze
Town
Bristol
Postcode
BS7 9XA

Organisation Contact Methods

Telephone

Services

Service Descriptions

Services Available to People at Home

Home visiting service for older people aged over 55 years.
Home visiting advice service for disabled clients unable to attend a drop in centre.

Keywords

advice information community support debt welfare benefits social employability money

Helpline Details

Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
N/A

Limitations and Associations

Associations / Qualifications / Awards

Member of ACFA
Money Advice Service

Accessibility

General Accessibility

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Access Questions

Are there bus stops nearby?
Approx. distance?
Outside the building
Bus numbers?
24, 25, 507
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
Is there on-street parking in close proximity to the premises?
Approx. distance?

External Access

Are external doors 900mm or more wide with flat thresholds?
On external doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?

Internal Access

Do the premises feature non-revolving automatic internal doors?
On internal doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?
Are there visual alarm systems at the premises?
Do visitors have access to a telephone?
If so, does it have wheelchair access?
Can people with an assistance dog access the service accompanied by their dog?
Does the toilet have a minimum size of 2200mm × 1500mm
Does the toilet have grab rails - 2x horizontal?
Does the toilet have grab rails - 1x drop-down?
Is the height of the reception desk at the premises between 750mm and 850mm?

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