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Dalkeith & District Citizens Advice Bureau

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Organisation Name Dalkeith & District Citizens Advice Bureau
Organisation Details Dalkeith CAB is part of the Citizens Advice network, the Citizens Advice service is the largest independent advice agency in the UK, offering free independent, impartial and confidential advice to anyone living in the Midlothian local authority area.
Organisation Services Advice sector - to date, this has mainly been grant funded, but local authority are now looking to move to tendering for the provision of advice services in Midlothian. However, as part of a national network and/or working as part of a consortium, we help to deliver national projects such as Pensionwise, PASS (the Patient Advice and Support Service), Kinship Care project, ASAP (the Armed Services Advice project) and also, on a regional level the NHS Lothian project.
Address 8
Buccleuch Street
EH22 1HA
Headquarters Area Midlothian
Area(s) of Operation Midlothian
Legal Structure Co ltd by guarantee
Charity Yes
Charity Number SC0 00593
Category Other Third Sector
Supported Business No
Employee Range 5-9
Turnover Range 100k-500k
Contact Susan Bowes
Quality Policy Yes
Quality Standards Awards Other(See Below)
Quality Standard Award (Other) Citizens Advice Scotland (passports us to National Standards)
Economic Sectors
Economic Sector (Other) Advice agency
Contracting Experience We have delivered contracts
We have delivered Service Level Agreements
Interested as Individual or Consortium
Tendering Experience We have no experience of competitive tendering
Community Benefits Support to people with disabilities
Support to young people
Support to disadvantaged communities
Support to unemployed people
Details The CAB service provides free holistic advice to the local community. The majority of people accessing the service are vulnerable. We provide an Outreach/home visiting service to ensure access for people with disabilities.