Bestwood Advice Centre
21 Gainsford Crescent
Public phone: 0115 962 6519 / 0115 962 6579
Website URL: http://www.bestwoodadvice.org.uk
Service offered: Advice and information for the local community on a range of social welfare and debt issues. Casework in debt and welfare benefits. Representation at tribunals.
Target group: The local community in North Nottingham and other residents of the city.
Area served: Bestwood and Basford primarily
How to contact: Drop-in, phone, write or email
Monday: 9.30am to 1pm reception and follow-on appointments at the main office. 2 – 4 pm drop-in session at Basford Library, Vernon Road.
Tuesday: 9.30 to 12.30 drop-in session for new clients. 1.30 to 3.30 reception and follow-on appointments
Wednesday: 9.30 to 12.30 drop-in session for new clients. 1.30 to 3.30 reception and appointments to 7pm
Thursday: 9.30 to 3.30 reception and follow- on appointments at the main office. 9.30 to 3.30 outreach advice session at Southglade Access Centre for people with children or access needs.
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - limited
Accessible toilets: No
Access notes: Level entrance. Ground floor interview room. Home visits for people unable to attend the office. Appointments can be made to see an advisor on Thursdays at the more accessible Southglade Access Centre.
Languages other than English: No
Charity number: 1141411
Year established: 1986
Staffing: 2 part time receptionist / admin workers and 3 part time advisors, plus volunteers
Public transport: Buses 15, 16.
Record last checked: 06 June 2017