New Citizens Advice office opens in Carrickfergus
Thursday 5 October 2017
The Mayor of Mid and East Antrim Borough has marked the opening of the new Citizens Advice offices in Carrickfergus.
Councillor Paul Reid unveiled a plaque at the new premises at the Civic Centre.
The ceremony was attended by Elected Members, Council Chief Executive Anne Donaghy and Citizens Advice Staff to celebrate the expansion of services within the local community.
Mayor Paul Reid said, “This new office space will allow for much-needed access to the invaluable support services offered by Citizens Advice. It’s part of Council’s plan to help deliver excellent services for those across our Borough and this move will certainly help achieve that for the people of Carrickfergus.
“As core funders of Citizens Advice in Mid and East Antrim, I am delighted to open these new facilities to help reduce poverty and social need across the Borough.”
Michele Campbell from Citizens Advice in Carrickfergus said, “It’s an honour to have the Mayor here to open our new offices in the Civic Centre. This move will help us become a real focal point in the centre of the town, offering easier access for clients to avail of our services. We are committed to providing a free and independent advice service for all the citizens of Mid & East Antrim.”
Citizens Advice has operated across Mid and East Antrim for more than 30 years and continues to have offices located in Ballymena, Carrickfergus and Larne.
The Citizens’ Advice centre in Carrickfergus will open from 10am to 4pm Monday to Friday.
To get in touch you can contact reception on 028 96 001 333 or for advice you can call 0300 123 3233.