Stroud: 0808 800 0510 - Cotswold: 0808 800 0511
  • Stroud Citizens Advice

Your Local Citizens Advice

We are a local charity which operates under the names of Citizens Advice Stroud and Citizens Advice Cotswold.

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We provide free, independent, impartial and confidential advice across the Stroud and Cotswold districts of Gloucestershire and we work to empower and enable people to use that advice to solve their problems, whatever they may be.

We influence the development of social policies and services, both locally and nationally.

We believe in:

  • providing a free, confidential, impartial and independent service
  • empowering and enabling people to implement the advice
  • reaching out to people when they are most vulnerable
  • high quality advice being available to ALL
  • valuing diversity, promoting equality and challenging discrimination
  • continuous improvement
  • treating everyone with respect
  • being a strong, local and independent voluntary organisation

Getting Advice

Our team of highly-trained volunteers and experienced specialist case workers provide a full range of advice services which you can access in whatever way suits you best:

Please visit our Getting Advice section to help you find the advice you need.

Your local branch

Our main offices are in Stroud and Cirencester but we also offer drop-in sessions and appointments at various other locations across the Stroud and Cotswold districts. 

Please visit our contact page for further details of locations and opening times..

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Job Vacancy -

Money Advice Team Leader

We are now recruiting for a Money Advice Team Leader (30 hrs/week) to work in our busy Stroud office.

Working in partnership with Stroud District Council, s/he will work to prevent homelessness through the provision of a specialist money advice service.

The successful candidate will have relevant qualifications in providing money advice and experience of complex advice casework as well as a proven track record of supporting and training volunteers.

Salary: £25,440 per annum pro rata

Closing date: 12 noon February 24th, Interviews: week of February 29th.

for more information and a job pack please go to our News Page.

We welcome and encourage enquiries and applications from people that reflect the diversity of the communities which we serve.

Volunteer Advisers needed

Training Programme starting 6 April in Stroud 

Our staff are supported by dedicated and trained volunteers who are the lifeblood of the organisation; put simply we wouldn't be here for our clients without them.   For more information about volunteering with us, please visit our volunteering page or contact

Health Care Travel Costs - Are Patients Missing Out?

Citizen Advice, Stroud and Cotswold Districts, has been investigating how a scheme to reimburse healthcare travel costs to people on benefits is working in Gloucestershire.  What we have found shows that there is room for improvement. 

There is more information on our campaigning page.