News Articles

  • Advice NI has developed an outreach mobile advice van service to deliver advice to the most marginalised and vulnerable people.

  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of older people? Are you confident using technology? Can you spare 90 minutes per week for 10 weeks to improve the digital skills of a small group of participants.If this sounds like you then we need your help. 

  • Advice NI, in partnership with our members, are delighted to announce that we are developing a sector wide Volunteering Strategy that will create a new function within Advice NI’s current services to oversee the development, growth and sustainability of volunteering across the network. 

  • Eight years fighting for client results in successful outcome

  • Our vision is a just and equal society of confident, informed, active citizens who can assess their rights and entitlements. Help us achieve our vision.

  • Banks have been warned that it's "not fair" to automatically blame customers for money lost through a scam.Last year, customers transferred nearly £240m to fraudsters, only a quarter of which was refunded by financial firms.

  • To mark the achievements of our Theory of Change project that was funded by the Department for Communities we held an event at the Skainos Centre in Belfast on July 3rd 2019.

  • Do you want to help make a difference to people's lives by volunteering? 

  • This September featured a gathering of the Volunteer Working Group (VWG) at Advice NI head office in Belfast.

  • The Covid-19 crisis has meant that Advice NI has suspended all its face-to-face activities, including volunteering, for the time being. 

  • We are delighted to launch our latest training brochure which is packed with lots of new and exciting courses and training programmes. Advice NI offers formal and non-formal training for those working in the advice sector, community & voluntary sector, local authorities, legal & financial institutions who wish to develop their skillset.Our courses include nationally and locally accredited qualifications as well as continued professional development (CPD) training.We offer training in the following areas: 

    • Advice and Guidance
    • Legal Advice and Information
    • Legal Advice Support
    • Customer Service
    • Business & Administration  
    • Independent Advocacy
    • Debt & Money Advice (Wiseradviser)
    • Welfare Reform
    • State Pension
    • Child Maintenance
    • Advising and Supporting Older People
    • Age Awareness
    • Case Recording (Advice Pro)
    • Social Policy
    • Dealing with Challenging Clients
    • Lone Working
    • Tendering & Procurement
    • Trailing & Presentation Delivery
    • Training Assessment & Quality Assurance (TAQA) 

    We can also develop bespoke training to meet your organisational needs. Click below for a full copy of the Advice NI training brochure, which will outline all training programmes, costs, accreditation options, dates & booking procedures.Advice NI Training Brochure July – December 2015If you would like further information on any of our courses, fee’s or how to book contact a member of our training team on 028 9064 5919 or e-mail training@adviceni.net.

  • Established in 2016, the Scamwise NI partnership now has over 30 members, each one sharing their own unique knowledge on how to protect the more vulnerable of our society.