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    This guide provides information on payments and grants available to low-income households, grants available to higher income households, and other useful information and support.

  • 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.

  • 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

  • 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.