Citizens Advice dealing with higher numbers of young people

Recently released figures by Citizens Advice, suggest that their Bureaux dealt with 700,000 problems from people under the age of 25 in the year between April 2010 and May 2011.  Housing benefit was the problem that under 25s sought most advice on during the period.  Meanwhile, disability related benefits saw the biggest increases in problems for young people, with enquiries about Employment and Support Allowance increasing 42%, and problems with Disability Living Allowance going up 18%.

 

Source:  Credit Action – August 2011 edition

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