Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01743 718641 (For the Shrewsbury & District MS Group)
Telephone: 01743 718641 (To make a CAS Appointment)
Address: see details below
Shrewsbury & District MS Society and Shropshire Citizens Advice (CAS) have joined in partnership to provide a dedicated advice service to anyone affected by MS in the Shrewsbury & District Group area. This is a free service funded by the Shrewsbury and District MS Society.
Anyone eligible for the service will have exclusive access to a Citizens Advice Shropshire Advisor on dedicated days of the month. You ca get help on a whole range of subjects including benefits, housing, family & personal issues, debt and pensions.
Who can access this service?
This advice service from CAS is for anyone with MS and also there partners, other friends or relatives or a carer seeking help or information on behalf of someone affected by MS within Shropshire. Postcodes areas SY1 to SY12, TF13 and WV16
The person seeking advice will need to present a letter from your consultant, MS Nurse or GP which makes clear your MS diagnosis when you attend your first appointment.
Citizens Advice Shropshire:
CAS aims to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and improve policies and practices that affect people’s lives.. We provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We’re an independent charity and part of the Citizens Advice network across England and Wales.
Clients can also access CAS service via a telephone Adviceline Shropshire on 03444 99 11 00. Please check out our website www.cabshropshire.org.uk
How to make an appointment
To make an appointment for the MS service please call the dedicated referral telephone number at Citizens Advice Shropshire (CAS) on 01743 280019. You will speak to a member of the CAS Administration Team who will arrange a convenient appointment time.
Appointments are usually about 45 minutes long but can be adjusted or if necessary a second follow up appointment can be made.
CAS Advisor will be available for appointments on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday each month. The appointment venue will be:
Ground Floor, The Lantern, Meadow Farm Drive, Sundorne, Shrewsbury SY1 4NG Other venues can be made available, please speak to the CAS Admin Team for more information.
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