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New EU Settlement Support Partnership

Publication date: 11th September 2019

We are proud to announce an EUSS (EU Settlement Support) partnership launch between Citizens Advice & Rights Fife, Fife Migrants Forum, Fife Centre for Equalities and Fife Council. Citizens Advice & Rights Fife (CARF) will, as a mem...

Making Glenrothes a Living Wage Town

Publication date: 4th September 2019

Glenrothes has been named as the first town in the UK to be recognised under the ‘Making Living Wage Places’ scheme run by The Living Wage Foundation. ‘Making Glenrothes a Living Wage Town’ is being driven forward by...

Join the Social Security Experience Panel

Publication date: 16th July 2019

The Scottish Government is creating Social Security Experience Panels.  They’re looking for volunteers to help shape Scotland’s new social security system. You can be from any background with experience of the current benef...

Text to Switch Your Mobile Network Provider

Publication date: 3rd July 2019

It’s been made easier to leave your existing mobile phone network.  Ofcom have acted over concerns about how some providers frustrated customer attempts to leave their ne...

Volunteers Week is Here!

Publication date: 3rd June 2019

Our volunteers do fantastic work and are the backbone of CARF, we simply couldn't help the thousands of people we do every year unless we have volunteers. This week is Volunteers Week and is a chance to say thank you for th...

New Voluntary Code to Protect Scam Victims

Publication date: 28th May 2019

If you get tricked by fraudsters you could get your money reimbursed as a new voluntary code has come into effect - although not all banks have signed up to it. Previously, banks would refuse refunds if you have been scammed, for example if...

Staying Safe Abroad

Publication date: 27th May 2019

With summer fast approaching, many of us may be already jetting off abroad or starting to look forward to an already booked summer holiday.  But what happens if something goes wrong while you’re away? Travel insurance can provide cover ...

CARF Launches Three New Services

Publication date: 23rd May 2019

CARF are delighted to announce the launch of a number of new services which will benefit Fifers over the coming months. Our new H...

Early May Holiday

Publication date: 1st May 2019

Due to the Early May public holiday, all CARF offices and telephone advice services will be closed on Monday 6th May.  We reopen as normal on Tuesday 7th May, While we're closed, you can get self help advice via our ...

Vacancy for EU Support Worker

Publication date: 1st May 2019

CARF have an exciting opportunity to develop a new Project within Fife delivering advice and support to vulnerable clients, at risk of missing the deadline to make an application to remain in the UK post-Brexit, and supporting applications for the...