02 Oct Basildon Council has awarded annual grant funding of £205,000 to Citizens Advice Basildon
Basildon Council has awarded annual grant funding of £205,000 to Citizens Advice Basildon (CAB) for the next three years.
The agreement, which will enable CAB to continue providing an extensive advice service to residents across the borough on a range of issues, was approved by the Communities Committee when it met on Wednesday 26 September.
Around 60% of the work carried out by CAB, which is based in the Basildon Centre, is in relation to debt and benefits. The service also offers consumer advice, employment assistance, family support and legal help.
The funding agreement, which is subject to a performance review, covers the period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2022.