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CARF Responds to Coronavirus to Continue Delivering Services

Publication date: 18th March 2020

In view of the latest Government Guidance we have taken the decision to stop our face to face services with effect from 5 pm on the 18th March 2020.  We have made this decision to protect the health of our staff and volunteers and also to pro...

CARF Provides Evidence to Scottish Parliament Committee on Protected Trust Deeds

Publication date: 12th February 2020

CARF regularly submits written evidence to Consultations at the Economy, Energy & Fair Work Committee at the Scottish Parliament on Money Advice related topics.  This includes legislative review and opinion of the impact ...

Coronavirus Update from CARF

Publication date: 16th March 2020

CARF is aiming to maintain as near normal a service as possible during this period. Our online Advice Guide includes information relating to the Coronavirus that may help answer some of the most common questions. This page will continue to ...

CARF Helps with Survey on the Impact of Bankruptcy and Debt

Publication date: 12th February 2020

CARF is helping Citizens Advice Scotland with a survey reviewing the impact on people who are Bankrupt or in a Debt Payment Plan (DPP) in the DAS (Debt Arrangement Scheme). The survey is completely confidential but allows those who have exp...

CARF Input to Collaborative Council Tax Collection Guide

Publication date: 12th February 2020

CARF has worked alongside a number of other agencies to input to the Collaborative Council Tax Collection Guide published by the Improvement Service. Our input was based on the positive working relationship we have with Fife Council and exa...

Credit Card Companies to Review How They Deal with Persistent Debt Customers

Publication date: 12th February 2020

The FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) have told credit card companies to review how they deal with persistent credit card debt customers. If you are paying the minimum payment to your credit card you may receive a letter from your credit ca...

Personal Resilience Event, Leuchars Station

Publication date: 7th February 2020

Lorraine Reid, our ASAP adviser attended the Personal Resilience Event for service personnel currently based at Leuchars station. Our contribution was around budgeting and household expenditure. Interactive group activities had all the Battalions ...

CARF Recruiting for IT Support

Publication date: 24th December 2019

CARF is looking for an experienced IT Support Officer. Start 2020 off by joining the leading advice service in Fife that is also a leader in the use of IT within the third sector. See our ...

Christmas and New Year Hours

Publication date: 20th December 2019

CARF offices, telephone and web chat advice services will be closed for the festive break.  We've put our closing and reopening days and times below. You'll still be able to get self help advice ...

CARF Has a New Vacancy!

Publication date: 4th November 2019

CARF has a vacancy for a Money Talk Team Worker. This post works within Fife to deliver welfare benefits and income maximisation information and support to individuals and families who are accessing local maternity services. This is ...