Work, Money & Benefits

Organisations that Help with Debt

  • Tenancy Support
  • Council Tax
  • Welfare Rights
  • Pensions

Different Types of Benefits

  • Housing benefit
  • Working tax credit
  • Disability allowance
  • Council tax
  • Sickness benefit
  • Carer’s allowance

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

cablogoThe Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice.

  • Drop-in on Mondays to Fridays 9:30am – 1pm
  • Bristol Citizens Advice, 12 Broad Street, Bristol, BS1 2HL
  • 0844 499 4718

Customer Service Points

Benefits provide practical help and financial support if you are unemployed and looking for work.
It also provides you with extra income when your earnings are low, if you are bringing up children, are retired, care for someone, are ill or have a disability. At a CSP you can pay council tax and rent, discuss tenancy issues, hand in documents, report noise or antisocial behaviour and apply for a travelcard or blue badge.

  • 0117 922 2300

You can talk with Bristol City Council staff at any of the addresses around the City:

Benefits provide practical help and financial support if you are unemployed and looking for work.
It also provides you with extra income when your earnings are low, if you are bringing up children, are retired, care for someone, are ill or have a disability. At a CSP you can pay council tax and rent, discuss tenancy issues, hand in documents, report noise or antisocial behaviour and apply for a travelcard or blue badge.

Fishponds

  • Robinson House, Hockeys Lane, Fishponds,
    Bristol BS16 3HL

Hartcliffe

  • Symes House, Peterson Square, Hartcliffe,
    Bristol BS13 0BD

Central Phoenix Court

  • Bond Street South,
    Bristol, BS1 3PH

Ridingleaze

  • Ridingleaze House, Ridingleaze, Lawrence Weston, Bristol BS11 0QE

Southmead

  • Southmead House, Greystoke Ave, Southmead, Bristol BS10 6BQ

WORK (i.e. Scrap Metal)

If you are self-employed in Bristol area you may need a permit to work. All scrap metal dealers must register with the council. In Bristol you need to register with the licensing team.

Licensing Team

  • 0117 914 2500

Trading Standards

  • 0117 922 3604

Pedlar’s Certificate

A pedlars certificate allows a person to sell goods. You must be over17 to apply.

Local Bristol Job Centres