ADVICE sessions on everything from debt and personal finances to living arrangements and benefit changes will be available to County Durham residents.

A week of drop-ins run by Advice in County Durham are set to take place over five days starting on Monday (February 15) with more than 60 member agencies on hand to provide advice and support to members of the public across the county.

Some of the agencies taking part in Advice Week will be Citizens Advice County Durham, Age UK, Durham Community Action and Durham Christian Partnership, together with the council’s housing, customer services and revenues and benefits teams.

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Housing advice for 16 to 25 year olds will be on offer from Moving On on Monday at Brandon Sure Start Children’s Centre, on Carr Avenue, Brandson from 2pm to 4pm.

On Tuesday East Durham Trust offer advice on energy, debt and online support at Shotton Community Centre, Bridge Road, from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

Durham Money Advice Centre will be at Fram Well House, Framwellgate, Peth, Durham on Wednesday from 1pm to 3pm.

On Thursday Durham County Council’s welfare rights team will provide advice at Ferryhill foodbank in St Luke’s Church Hall, Church Lane, from 10.30am to 12pm.

Citizens Advice County Durham will run sessions at four of its Newton Aycliffe, Peterlee, Consett and Chester-le-Street branches on Friday between 10am and 1pm.