Banburyshire Advice centre











We can help you in claiming benefits

and help with form filling.

We help people who have general advice enquiries.


Need advice? Use the email below


Contact our experienced advisers

for help by emailing


Advice Line (Mondays 10.00am to 12pm)

TEL: 01295 279988


MONDAY - Banburyshire Advice Centre - By appointment


MONDAY - Drop In -

9am to 12pm Sunshine Centre, Edmunds Road, Banbury


TUESDAY 10.30am to 2pm (Hanwell Fields Community Centre)

TEL: 07983398489 for Tuesdays only


THURSDAY - By Appointment

Phoenix Office, Borough House, Marlborough Rd, Banbury

TEL: 01295 257974



RVS Cornhill Centre - Temporarily suspended


We are an advice centre and can provide advice on benefits entitlement.

We offer FREE information and impartial advice. We are a member of Advice UK. Our services are available to adults. We are a registered charity. We can help fill in Benefit  forms. We can arrange Home Visits for retired clients with the Pension Service for Attendance Allowance and Pension credit. Useful numbers at bottom of page.


Banburyshire Advice Centre is an Advice Centre based in Banbury, North Oxfordshire. We run a number of advice services serving the residents of Cherwell District, South Warwickshire, West Oxfordshire and South Northamptonshire and the city of Oxford.

Our core clients live in Oxfordshire. 


We provide information and advice on a whole range of subjects. We give Welfare benefit advice, Housing advice, care home advice,  education and leisure advice, how to find a tradesman, transport, bereavement, utilities, non residential care. This is only a small range of information we cover, it is quite vast.


We can help  with the  following government benefits:


Attendance Allowance (AA)

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

Industrial Injuries Benefit

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Disability Benefits

Housing Benefit

Council Tax Reduction Benefit

Universal Credit

Pension Credit


Below is a broad range of topics we have information on.

- Money matters Benefits and income, pensions and legal issues

- Health & wellbeing, Health conditions and maintaining wellbeing

-Education course advice, Career counselling, career change advice

- Home & care Housing choices, care at home and information for carers

- Work & learning Advice on work, further education, leisure courses and computer training courses providers

- Travel and lifestyle People, hobbies, transport


We do not cover Legal advice or debt advice or Tax advice but would forward clients on to experts in the field. We may have information on this area we could give out but could not advise in these areas.


We're a registered charity in England (no. 1170519)


Useful Numbers - Department of Work & Pensions (DWP)


We advise all clients not to fill in forms themselves but receive help from an adviser


DWP Attendance Allowance Helpline 0800 731 0122

AA Textphone 0800 731 0317

PIP Claim line 0800 917 2222

PIP Textphone 0800 917 7777

Industrial Injuries Benefit 0800 121 8379

IIB Textphone 0800 169 0314

Universal Credit Helpline 0800 328 9344

UC Textphone 0800 328 1344

Carers Allowance 0800 731 0297

CA Textphone 0800 731 0317

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