Citizens Advice Bureau, Celebrating 50 years serving the community

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The Citizens Advice Bureau is celebrating 50 years of service in Aotearoa. This means countless of hours of advice to the public, providing information on everything from housing and consumer rights to immigration and employment. This is a time to recognise the thousands of skilled CAB volunteers and staff who dedicate their time to providing free confidential advice and access to the rights and services people need.
The Citizens Advice Bureau has been working for positive social change for 50 years in an ever-changing world and is ready to serve the public for the next five decades and beyond. A people-centred service is more valued now than ever and is a service that the CAB is proud to deliver. In this age of uncertainty, we remain optimistic about the future – a future filled with change for good.
“We are proud of the legacy the CAB has created and for the future it will forge,” says Karen Rutherford from Citizens Advice Bureau Helensville.“We want to remind everyone that our service remains free, trustworthy and confidential – where people canpop in and visit, call us on the phone,or contact us via our website by using live chat or sending a message”.
“We want to acknowledge our hard-working volunteers and staff,” says Karen“Our volunteers are diverse, skilled, experienced and empathetic to any story or situation that comes our way.”
CAB volunteers are dedicated to giving back to their community and undertake an intensive training process that ensures they are ready for queries and issues, and provide options based on research.
“We take the time to listen, and aim to ensure that you get the information you need – whether it’s about your rights in a particular situation or to find a specific service, we will find a way forward”.
You can visit us at Citizens Advice Bureau Helensville, 27 Commercial Road, or call 420 7162. We are here to help.”

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