Posted by Donna Hart on 1st June 2017

National Volunteers’ Week 2017 runs from today to June 7th. The annual event celebrates the difference volunteers make to every community across the country.

Here at The Family Law Company, we feel passionate about giving back to our communities.

Q & A with Donna Hart

Citizens Advice Exeter

I am a Trustee sitting on the Operations and Policies Committee.

Citizens Advice Exeter can help sort out money issues, legal and other problems. They provide free, confidential, impartial and independent information and advice on a wide range of subjects including:

They also offer more than advice. Citizens Advice Exeter campaigns for change using client experiences to influence local and national policymakers and service providers to improve policies and services that aren’t working.

The Citizens Advice service aims to:

Advice provided by the Citizens Advice service is free, independent, confidential, and impartial, and available to everyone regardless of race, sex, disability, sexuality or nationality.

It was a surprise to learn that the CAB is a charity and relies on donations. I wanted to be able to support them, and the worthwhile work they do within the community. The work that all the CAB volunteers do is second to none and I really enjoy working with them.

Fiona Wadey and Charlotte Butler Kitto attend a monthly legal clinic at the CAB in Exeter, offering free advice to those in need.

During the year, volunteers throughout Exeter CAB gave 34,112 hours of time through regular volunteering, equivalent to 18.7 full-time staff members, at a value of around £570,147.

The Family Law society accreditation in Advanced Family lawImage of The Law Society Accreditation of Children Law.
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