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Citizen’s Advice Drop-in Service

Every Wednesday and Friday Poole CAB are in Poole Central Library to answer your questions about benefits, work, debt and money, consumer advice, relationships, housing law and rights, discrimination, tax, healthcare and education. To search for information online visit the Citizens Advice website.

Co-op Estate Planning Drop-in sessions

Poole Central Library: Last Friday of the month, 10am-12pm.

Speak to a specialist in estate and later life planning from Co-op Estate Planning. Co-op Estate Planners are able to provide advice on a range of legal, funeral and inheritance plans that give you and your family protection and peace of mind, now and in the future. Find out more at our regular drop-in sessions.


Are you struggling to find reliable sources of information to support critical aspects of your life – such as your health and wellbeing, money, benefits or work? Public librarians across the country have brought together some of their preferred and trusted websites for these topics to help you find the information or services that you need. To search by postcode for links to local information in the region as well as key national sources visit the Information4living website.

Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service (MAS) was set up by the government with responsibility for improving people’s money management in April 2010. MAS helps people manage their money directly through their own free and impartial advice service. They also work in partnership with other organisations to help people make the most of their money. For more information visit the Money Advice Service website.

Monthly Family Mediation Drop-in

Poole Central Library: 1st Wednesday of the month, 10am to 12pm.

Sorting out family disputes without going to court.

Professional Family Mediators can help you agree on arrangements for your children, home and finances, if you are divorcing or separating now or have done in the past. You may be able to avoid the expense and stress of going to court. If you are eligible for legal aid this process may be absolutely free. Find out more at our regular drop in sessions.

Page last updated: 16 August 2019
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