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Community useful links

Local agencies

Age UK Bedfordshire
80 - 82 Bromham Road Bedford
Tel (01234) 360510 
Advice agency for people over the age of 60.
Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm

Bedford Borough Council Housing Options
Customer Service Centre, 2 Horne Lane, Bedford
(01234) 718058

housingadvice@bedford.gov.uk
Advice on all housing matters: Homelessness, illegal eviction and harassment. Monday to Friday, 9am to 12.45pm.
PO Box 267, Bedford, MK40 2XA
(01234) 402420

Providing hostel accommodation for both homeless men and women, with the aim of providing individual support and life skills.

Bedford YMCA
Weaver House 20 Gibbons Road Bedford
Tel (01234) 307040 
Advice and Support on employment, education, benefits etc to hostel residents both male and female ages between 16 and 25 years.

Bedford Citizens Advice
7a St. Paul's Square, Bedford
Tel (01234) 354384 
Advice on debt, welfare benefits, employment, housing, consumer, relationship difficulties and immigration.

National agencies

Department of Works and Pension
For help on all Welfare Benefits.

HM Revenue and Customs
For enquiries regarding Child Benefit and Tax Credits.

Job Centre Plus
Wyvern House 53-55 Bromham Road Bedford
Tel 0845 604 3719
For help and advice on seeking employment and guidance on benefits available to you.

The Pension Service 
For all you need to know about Pensions  

Disabled People

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