About Us

Renfrewshire, situated just west of Glasgow, is full of historic towns and villages, rolling countryside, modern shopping and sports facilities. It has excellent road, rail and air links making it very accessible, with a population of approximately 174,000 covering 245 square miles.

Renfrewshire Citizens Advice Bureau opened its doors in the late 1980s and has become an essential service in the area providing free, confidential and impartial comprehensive advice and information throughout Renfrewshire.

We cover a wide variety of issues, for example:

  • Benefits
  • Tax Credits
  • National Insurance
  • Consumer Goods and Services
  • Debt
  • Education
  • Employment
  • Finance
  • Housing
  • Health & Care
  • NHS Concerns and Complaints
  • Relationship Issues
  • Tax
  • Travel, transport and holidays
  • Utilities and communications
  • Pension guidance

For more information please visit the Citizens Advice Scotland information site.

Although based in Paisley we cover the wider area of Renfrewshire with our outreach clinics in Erskine, Ferguslie, Foxbar, Glenburn, Johnstone, Linwood, Lochwinnoch, and Renfrew.

We provide a drop-in service from 10am-1pm Monday – Thursday and offer specialist appointments 5 days per week from 9am – 5pm, opening late on a Monday evening. In addition we are available for telephone advice 5 days a week.