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Dunfermline Office Reopens

Publication date: 20th March 2018

After two weeks of internal work and a lot of cleaning, our Dunfermline Office reopens today with normal hours back in operation.  You can check our hours here...

Your Bus Your Say

Publication date: 7th March 2018

CARF, along with other Citizen's Advice Bureaux across Scotland undertook a major survey during October to November 2017 of Scotland's bus users to give consumers a voice. A total of 4,677 surveys were completed nationally, which include...

CARF Services Returning to Normal

Publication date: 5th March 2018

After the severe weather of last week, we're pleased to say our services are returning to normal with the exception of our Dunfermline office. Our Dunfermline office closed last week to allow for some internal building work to take place in...

Spring is in the Air

Publication date: 9th February 2018

Christmas is a distant memory, it’s no longer dark at 4pm and soon we’ll see snowdrops and crocuses popping up to tell us spring is just around the corner.  This spring at CARF sees the start of another programme of training for a...

Bad Weather Forces Closure of CARF Services

Publication date: 28th February 2018

Due to the adverse weather, we've had to close all public facing services: All offices Pop Ups Telephone Advice (from 2.30 pm on ...

Dunfermline Office Closing for Renovation

Publication date: 26th February 2018

As part of our commitment to improving the experience of our clients and volunteers, our Dunfermline office is getting a makeover. To accommodate this, our Dunfermline office will close as normal on Friday 3 March at 4 pm for two weeks.&nbs...

Computer, phone, or tablet for Christmas?

Publication date: 17th January 2018

CARF’s IT Manger, Mike Gillan, presents his top tips to help keep you safe online and at no cost. If you got a nice new bit of technology this year, Santa must have thought you’d been good.  Personal...

Christmas and New Year Closure

Publication date: 21st December 2017

All CARF's telephone advice service and offices will close on Friday 22 December at 2 pm. We reopen as normal on Wednesday 3 January 2018. While we're closed you can access self help advice on our ...

Universal Credit Launches in Fife

Publication date: 6th December 2017

Universal Credit is a new benefit which replaces means-tested social security benefits and tax credit for working age individuals and families and helps with living costs. It can be paid monthly or fortnightly. If you're claiming benefits a...

Pension Wise Advice from CARF

Publication date: 28th November 2017

It’s fair to say that pension planning is not the most interesting of topics but, according to CARF’s Pension Wise Guidance Specialist, Brian McArthur, its apparent lack of appeal should not put people off discussing it. “...