Our Saltcoats Office and all outreach services will close for the September Weekend holiday. The office will close at 4pm on Thursday 21 September and re-open at 9.15am on Tuesday 26 September. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. We wish all of our clients a very happy holiday weekend.
Scotland is the most affected area of the UK in regards to nuisance calls. 3 of the top 5 affected cities across the UK are in Scotland: Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen. Because of the prevalence of nuisance calls in Scotland, the Scottish Government formed the Nuisance Calls Commission that included experts, regulators, businesses, consumer charities, […]
We recently asked our clients to rate the service they received…and we are delighted with the results! Here are just some of the comments we had: ‘I want to thank your advisor. His advice was exactly what I needed. He did not raise any false hopes but his advice made the process very clear and […]
We were delighted to welcome Councillor for Beith and Kilbirnie, Donald L Reid to the NACAS office. Councillor Reid chatted with staff and volunteers and was hugely supportive of the services we deliver. If you live in Beith or Kilbirnie and need advice, our Outreach and Support Officer is at Beith Library on Tuesdays, and Kilbirnie […]
We’re on board with the Citizen’s Advice Scotland national campaign to beat the scammers who are targeting people of all ages, across Scotland. The most common types of scam are: Phone scams Ticket Scams Property Fraud Text Scams Financial Abuse Postal Fraud Card not present fraud People from all walks of life can be scammed, […]
It’s week 7 for our dedicated new bunch of trainee Volunteer Advisers. So far they’ve covered Immigration, Employment and Discrimination, and Duncan has been sharing his knowledge on Debt and Money Matters. If you’re interested in training as a Volunteer Adviser, our next intake is in September. Call us on 01294 467 848 for more info.
We had a great time at the North Ayrshire Volunteers’ Awards, marking the end of this years’ National Volunteers’ Week. Four of our fantastic volunteers were nominated for an award, and we were there to support them at the event in Ardrossan, which was organised by our friends at The Ayrshire Community Trust (TACT) You […]
We’re proud to be part of a national campaign celebrating National Volunteers’ Week. It’s a great opportunity for Third Sector organisations to join together and pay tribute to the thousands of hours given every day, by volunteers in Scotland and across the UK. Our amazing volunteers are essential to our provision of a FREE, impartial advice […]
We’ll be closed for the Glasgow Fair holiday weekend on Friday 14 and Monday 17 July, which includes our community sessions in Arran, Largs and Kilbirnie. The Saltcoats office will re-open on Tuesday 18 July at 9.30am. Happy Holidays everyone!
Great piece in this week’s Ardrossan and Saltcoats Herald by our CEO Nina Smith, looking at how we can all prepare for Universal Credit, an overhaul of how government benefits are paid. The team at Saltcoats Job Centre Plus have been helping us get to grips with the changes so we can provide our clients […]