There are lots of ways to contact us if you can’t find the advice you need on this website.
If you’re worried about getting less Universal Credit
From 6 October 2021, the amount of Universal Credit you get will go down. Check what you can do when your Universal Credit goes down.
If you’re applying for Universal Credit
You can contact our Help to Claim service for help with the claiming process - from making an application to getting your first payment.
If you have a problem with something you’ve bought or a service you've received
You can contact our consumer service if you have a consumer issue like broken or faulty goods, or problems with energy, water or post.
The consumer service can advise you and pass complaints to Trading Standards.
Find your nearest Citizens Advice
Enter your postcode or town to get contact details for your nearest Citizens Advice.
Most local Citizens Advice can only help you if you live or work in their area.
Coronavirus - changes to our service
Some local Citizens Advice still can't give face to face advice. They might be able to help by phone, email or online chat instead.
If you can’t contact your local Citizens Advice, you can still get help by calling our national phone line or by talking to an adviser online. There might be longer wait times than usual but we’ll help you as soon as we can.
Talk to us online
Chat lets you talk to a trained adviser online. You can:
talk to us about a debt problem - we can usually help between 8am and 7pm, Monday to Friday
talk to us about any other kind of problem - we can usually help between 9am and 5pm, Monday to Friday
Call our national phone line
You can contact an adviser through our national phone service, Advicelink:
Advicelink: 0800 702 2020
Relay UK - if you can't hear or speak on the phone, you can type what you want to say: 18001 then 0800 144 8884
You can use Relay UK with an app or a textphone. There’s no extra charge to use it. Find out how to use Relay UK on the Relay UK website.
Advicelink’s available 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday. It’s usually busiest at the beginning and end of the day. It's not available on public holidays.
We’ll answer as soon as we can - at busy times you might need to wait up to an hour. If the wait is long, we’ll tell you about other ways to get advice. You can also try calling again later.
Calls to Advicelink are free from mobiles and landlines. You can see more about our call charges.
Give feedback or make a complaint
You can give feedback or make a complaint about our advice or how you’ve been treated when you contacted us or visited your local Citizens Advice.
Find out how we store and use your personal information when you contact us.
Read our behaviour policy
Our staff have the right to do their jobs without being treated badly - find out how we deal with unacceptable behaviour.