The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) Service aims:
to ensure that individuals do not suffer through lack of knowledge of their rights and responsibilities or of the services available to them, or through an inability to express their needs effectively
to exercise a responsible influence on the development of social policies and services both locally and nationally.
To achieve these aims our bureau's charitable objects are to provide free, confidential, independent and locally relevant advice and information to relieve financial hardship and promote well-being for public benefit in South West Aberdeenshire and its environs.
Each year the bureau helps thousands of people find a way forward with their problems. In 2015/16 the bureau:
80% of clients say that the advice they receive has improved their lives and wellbeing, including relieving stress and improving their finances.
The bureau carries out its charitable objectives through the: