Citizen's Advice Newham - Social Welfare & Legal Advice

We aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives. Our advice is free, confidential, impartial and independent. We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination.

We help with problems involving:

  • Welfare benefits e.g. carers support, universal credit
  • Housing
  • Debt and money management
  • Employment

We value diversity, promote equality and challenge discrimination. We aim to provide the advice people need for the problems they face and to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.

Our waiting list is 2 weeks but it may vary.

Please note: We are unable to accept referrals for specialist immigration advice, criminal law, queries from landlords and business queries.

Service statistics
Usually replies in 2 days
100% of referrals accepted
Service access criteria: Access to all Newham residents. We are unable to accept referrals for specialist immigration advice, Criminal law, Queries from landlords & Business queries.
Categories:
Advocacy
Benefits advice and assessment
Debt counselling
Council tenant advice
Other
Financial advice and support
Consumer advice
Welfare rights advice
Legal advice
Other
Housing advice
Housing legal advice
Helping with money
Information and advice
Support with housing
Additional needs catered for:
Wheelchair accessible
Physical disability friendly
Non English speaking friendly
Waiting list (weeks): 2
Key words - separate with a comma: advice, housing, money, finance, debt, legal, benefits, information, newham, citizens advice, citizen, advice, citizen's advice
Who can refer: Professional referrals only