Getting Advice From The Bureau

Gateway Assessment

When you first visit us at our assessment centre in Church Gresley or contact us by telephone you will be interviewed by a gateway adviser.

From this short interview, they will determine whether:

If an appointment is required, following the adviser's assesment they will make the arrangements whenever this is possible.

How CAB advisers can help

There are a number of different ways that CAB advisers can help people to resolve a problem. Advisers don�t tell clients what to do, but explain their options and the possible outcomes of different courses of action. Clients are encouraged to make their own decisions and act on their own behalf. We enable clients to manage their own problems by focusing on their needs as individuals.

CAB advisers, most of whom are trained volunteers can:

What Should I Bring With Me?

To save time it would be helpful if you brought as much information as possible relating to your enquiry. Depending on your enquiry, details on the following may be useful: