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Coronavirus

Due to the rapidly changing COVID-19 situation, some of the organisations listed on here are still in the process of posting service updates. Many phone lines and websites are still available, but some contact details have changed. Try the organisation's own website if you're having difficulty getting through.

If you have any queries, please email us at dos@reading.gov.uk or fis@reading.gov.uk

CommuniCare Advice, Information and Support - Covid 19 response

COVID-19 RESPONSE:

  • From Tuesday 16th June we will be open THREE days per week : 10 am - 4p m Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, for URGENT enquiries ONLY.

  • Please RING us first to discuss your situation.

Last updated 17/06/2020

We are an advice and support centre based in the Community of East Reading. Our service is confidential and free. We provide all sorts of practical help and information including: Benefits checking and welfare rights; Form filling for claims; Housing advice; Debt Advice; Employment advice. Information on living with disabilities and advice for carers: Local community information; Details on health issues and services; Dealing with divorce and separation; Free Internet access during drop-ins; Legal Advice Clinic; Letter writing.

We run outreach advice sessions every Monday 10.30am to 12.30pm at Whitley Community Cafe (Northumberland Avenue, Reading RG2 7QA) and every Tuesday at the CCA Support Centre, Oxford Road, Reading. For other outreach projects please visit website. https://www.communicare.org.uk/projects/outreach/

Who to contact

Telephone
0118 926 3941
E-mail
office@communicare.org.uk
Website
https://www.communicare.org.uk/
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Where to go

Address
CommuniCare
233 Kings Road
Reading
Berkshire
Postcode
RG1 4LS
Notes

If using a Sat Nav please enter Norwood Road as this will bring you in to our carpark.

Time / Date Details

Session Information
Monday 10:00-16:00
Tuesday 10:00-16:00
Wednesday 10:00-16:00
Thursday 10:00-16:00
Friday 10:00-13:00

Other Details

Availability

Other notes

Safe & Sound Governance Certificate

Communicate Trust (Reading) has been certified 'Safe and Sound' by Reading Voluntary Action.

Safe and Sound ensures that basic governance documents, policies and procedures are in place to assist the implementation of the organisation's work.

Please attached a copy of the certificate.

For more information about Safe and Sound and what it means, please visit http://rva.org.uk/safe-and-sound/

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Reading Services Guide, Reading Borough Council (RBC) and Brighter Futures for Children (BFfC) cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations. Information collected by Reading Service Guide; is used solely to implement and supply the Family Information Service (FIS), Special Educational Needs & Disabilities - Reading's Local Offer, Adults & Carers Support Group and Reading Youth.

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