Online Training with Citizens Advice Mid Mercia

Open to all volunteers and community group leaders in South Derbyshire, these online sessions have been organised by South Derbyshire CVS and will be led by Citizens Advice Mid Mercia.

Limited places are available so if you are interested in attending we would encourage you to book ASAP. Please note that booking information will be held by both SDCVS and Citizens Advice.

Debt and COVID-19

Thursday 25 June 2020 at 2.30pm on Zoom.

Led by Megan Mousley from Citizens Advice, this session will cover the impact COVID-19 has had on household debt, types of debt advice, and the support that Citizens Advice can offer to clients both now and going forward. It will comprise of a 30 minute talk, followed by a Q+A session.

Book your place here: https://debt-and-covid19-online-session.eventbrite.co.uk.

Digital Skills

Wednesday 8 July 2020 at 10am on Zoom.

Led by Lynn Webster from Citizens Advice, this session will comprise of a 30 minute talk, followed by a Q+A session. It will cover the support Citizens Advice can offer to help people develop their digital skills and access a range of info/services online, such as:

  • Using a computer or device
  • Online basics
  • Online safety
  • Office programs
  • Managing money
  • Finding a job
  • Improving health
  • Public services
  • More internet skills (video calling, online shopping, social media etc.)
  • HMRC support with: Working Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, Tax PAYE, VAT, National Insurance.

Book your place here: https://digital-skills-online-session.eventbrite.co.uk.

Gamble Aware

Wednesday 22 July 2020 at 09:55am on Zoom.

Led by Greg Stenson from Citizens Advice Mid Mercia’s Gambling Support Service, this session will comprise of a 1 hour presentation, followed by a Q+A session. Content will include how to spot clients at risk of gambling whilst engaging in a conversation with regards to harmful gambling, short-term practical intervention strategies, and referral pathways for long-term specialist support.

Book your place here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/gamble-aware-online-training-with-citizens-advice-mid-mercia-tickets-112090850752.