Welcome to Citizens Advice Cheshire East

We are a local charity serving your community

Latest Update - The Information and Advice Service is delivered by Citizens Advice Services in Cheshire East. They provide free, confidential and independent information and advice to local people, providing help with benefits, debt, housing and employment. The service is funded by Cheshire East Council to help people manage their own income and finances.

We would like to know what you think about the service - your answers will help the council decide how the service should be provided in future.


We are your local Citizens Advice service for people living and working in Cheshire East.

Our volunteers, provide free, impartial, independent and confidential advice on most issues from employment, benefits, housing and debt.

We deliver the aims and principles of Citizens Advice nationally by offering a comprehensive service of information and advice. We actively work for change on the policies and practices that impact on the lives of our clients.

If you are looking for advice times in the Macclesfield area please click the link.

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Ways to get advice from us


Email Advice

We offer a comprehensive service via email.

Please complete our secure online form and we will be in touch.



General advice will be given via our national Adviceline which people can call free on 0800 1448848. This is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.

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Universal Credit

Anyone seeking to make a new claim for Universal Credit should call the Universal Credit Help to Claim line on 0800 1448444.


Consumer Issues

People looking for advice on consumer issues (e.g. issues related to products or services you've purchased) can contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline on 0808 223 1133 or chat online to an adviser.

Other ways to get advice

For help accessing advice and other services:

Call Peter (Advice and Wellbeing Connector) on 01270 918115


If you are experiencing mental health problems, call Lucy (Mental Health Advice Link Worker) on 01270 918158.

Benefits Advice for those with cancer and life threatening conditions:

We have a Hospice Benefits Advice Service linked to St Luke's Hospice for those with life threatening conditions, call 01606 555699


A Macmillan Benefits Advice Service for people with cancer, call 01270 918102.

Latest news and information

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Research & Campaigns

Many clients come to Citizens Advice to seek advice in dealing with a problem and often the cause of their problem is an unfair policy, practice or piece of legislation. Statistics from client problems are used by Citizens Advice to campaign for changes in policies and services where improvements are needed – solving problems for people who may never even use our services. We talk to Government, local councils and other policy makers to help them improve the laws and services that affect ordinary people.