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Our Partners & Funders

Our relationships enhance Citizens Advice Bedford and directly or in-directly contribute to the services we deliver for our clients.

We work with a trusted, select group of partners ensuring that relationships are mutually beneficial, allowing us to anticipate and prepare for future challenges that are over the horizon.

Our combined expertise leverages the extensive experience and proven track record of partnerships required to create services which meet the needs of our organisation and clients. 


 

 Inclusion 365 is a Bedford Borough based organisation that has been instrumental is   providing bespoke training workshops further enhancing CAB's baseline diversity and   Inclusiveness training. There has been an uplift in diversity & Inclusion knowledge which   has directly contributed to providing a better service to our clients. 
 https://inclusion365.co.uk  


The Harpur Trust inspires and support people in the borough of Bedford
to improve their lives with a mission focus on education, creating opportunity and breaking down barriers. The Harpur Trust provides a grant to Citizens
Advice Bedford for the provision of complex benefit advice increasing income
of the most vulnerable in our society thus creating opportunity. https://www.harpurtrust.org.uk/# 


The newly formed Money & Pension service (MaPS) provides funding for   contractual   services delivered in Bedford Borough and Central Bedfordshire.   
 In addition MaPS provide expert support and contractual management. 
 https://www.moneyandpensionsservice.org.uk/



CAB works extremely closely with Bedford Borough Council ensuring that the citizens of the Borough have access to the advice they need for the problems they face. The assistance Bedford Council provides starts with a contract for 1st line advice services, in addition to providing resources for a welfare benefit casework capability. The House of Industry charity is run by the Borough which provides resources for housing and debt services.  https://www.bedford.gov.uk/   


 Techies have been provided IT services to CAB for many years. These are the guys and   girls that keep our tech running,fix issues and generally provide that expertise on all   issues related to our complex IT system covering many different user interfaces and   software. http://www.techies.co.uk/


Citizens Advice Bedford provides foodbank vounchers which clients
can then redeam at Bedford Foodbank. CAB is well plac
es to deliever this service due to the high footfall of low income clients and those going through a crisis we see. Bedford Foodbank provides three days worth of nutrianlly balanced emergency food, supported by the Trussel Trust working to combat poverty and hunger. https://bedford.foodbank.org.uk/about/



The organisations in the graphic represent a co-hort of subscribers to CAB's bespoke Benefit Advice Service which is delivered across England & Wales. CAB is one of the few local citizens advice to have a country wide reach, working in partnership with large national organnisations to help their clients with their benefit issues.
https://www.healthandcareresearch.gov.wales/
https://www.england.nhs.uk/
https://thinkahead.org/
https://www.nihr.ac.uk/
https://www.hra.nhs.uk/
https://www.peoplehub.org.uk/
http://www.revolving-doors.org.uk/
https://www.scie.org.uk/







 

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