Charnwood Connect

Citizens Advice Charnwood is a key member of a local partnership called Charnwood Connect. This was initially funded by Big Lottery's Advice Services Transition Fund for a period of 2 years (October 2013 – September 2015).

There are 10 partners in Charnwood Connect:

Charnwood Connect has strengthened and improved access to advice and information services by:

  1. Developing a Knowledge Hub for advice workers and service users.
  2. Setting up a Charnwood Connect Forum for advice workers.
  3. Developing a multi-agency volunteering pathway to increase the number of advice workers in response to growing needs.
  4. Offering preventative advice and specialist support to enable local people to take greater control over their lives.