Citizens Advice
North Somerset

At Citizens Advice North Somerset, we offer free, independent, impartial and confidential advice.

Our Services

What we can help with

Money and Debt Advice

Our Money Advice Team can help you find a solution to your debt problems.

Help to Claim

We have a Help to Claim service that can support you in the early stages of your Universal Credit claim, from the application through to your first full payment.

Social Prescribing

A partnership between Citizens Advice North Somerset and Alliance Homes provides the social prescribing service for Pier Health Group in Weston-Super-Mare.

Cost of Living

We have put together some resources and links that may be able to help you if your are struggling at the moment.

About us

Citizens Advice North Somerset is an independent charity that provides free, impartial and confidential advice on a range of issues including benefits, debt, employment, housing, consumer problems, family and personal matters, legal procedures, education, health and discrimination.


We also offer practical assistance such as helping you to work out your entitlement to benefits, fill out appropriate forms, write letters, negotiate with creditors and other third parties and, in some cases, help you to prepare for court and tribunal hearings.

Client Testimonials

“Without the help of CANS I doubt I’d still be here. The help I received was incredible.  I will always be so grateful to have this incredible service to the public. "
“I suffer with anxiety and depression and I was overwhelmed with all the support CANS gave me.  Your team were outstanding from start to end.”
“The CANS Staff went above and beyond to help. They were very professional and kind and I felt relieved I had someone to turn to. ”

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