Local advice services
From losing a job to moving onto a different kind of benefit, we know how much a change in circumstances can affect you. If you ever need advice or support to manage money, debt or a change in circumstance, please get in touch with us on 020 7974 4444 or if you’re struggling with council tax arrears, call 020 7974 6414.
We also work closely with organisations in our local voluntary and community sector (VCS) and Strategic Partner Fund who can also give you advice and support on specific issues.
Camden Online: hands on support if you need help to use computers and get online to access services, apply for benefits, register for housing/HomeSwapper, get money advice online and much more.
Age UK Camden: free and confidential information and advice for older people, their families and carers.
Citizens Advice Camden: telephone advice and face to face drop in surgeries at their offices and at local GP surgeries.
Camden Community Law Centre: assists people living, working or studying in Camden with appeals against benefit decisions. They also provide advice and representation on the following areas: employment, housing, immigration and asylum.
Mary Ward Legal Centre: provides specialist legal advice on debt, employment, welfare benefits and housing. Drop in service and appointments available.
Christians Against Poverty (CAP): free debt advice service. Enter your postcode on their website to check if this service is available to you.
Bengali Workers’ Association: general advice drop in service every Friday from 10am-12pm, and booked appointments also available.
Hopscotch: benefit advice.
London Irish Centre: provides accredited advice on a range of issues including housing, welfare benefits and Irish birth certificates, passport and pensions.
Somali Cultural Centre: offers information, advice, advocacy and outreach services to the Somali-speaking community in Camden and surrounding areas.