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 need advice or support to manage money, debt or a change in circumstance, or if you’re struggling with the rising cost of living, help is available from us and our partners.

Camden Advice Network

The Camden Advice Network is a group of 12 Camden-based organisations who provide free and independent advice across a range of specialist topics. Below is a list of their contact details and what they can provide advice on – and you can call all of them about our Cost Of Living Crisis Fund, which is for people experiencing severe financial hardship.

Please remember that it’s a busy time so if you can’t get through to any of the organisations, please try again or try another organisation.

Organisations and type of support offered 

Citizens Advice Camden offers general support and advice. They can also help to connect you with a specialist service. Contact number: 0808 278 7835 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm)

Age UK Camden offers support for residents over 55. Contact number: 020 7837 3777

The Living Centre offers support and advice on employment, benefits, debt and housing. Contact number: 020 7380 0453

Mary Ward Legal Centre provides specialist legal support on housing, benefits and debt. Contact number: 020 7831 7079

Camden Community Law Centre offers specialist legal support. Contact number: 020 7284 6510 

Hopscotch Women's Centre offers benefits advice and help for women experiencing domestic abuse. Contact number: 020 7388 8198

West Hampstead Women's Centre offers specialist legal support. Contact number 020 7328 7389

New Horizon Youth Centre offers housing and job support for young people aged 16 to 24. Contact number 020 7388 5560

The London Irish Centre offers support to apply for benefits, and applying for an Irish passport. Contact number: 020 7916 2222

The Kosmos Centre and Camden Somali Cultural Centre offer general advice for residents from Greek Cypriot and Somali backgrounds. Contact number: 020 7267 7194

Camden People First offers general advice and help for adults and families living with learning difficulties. Contact number: 020 7388 2007

Camden Disability Action offers support for adults and children living with a disability. Contact number: 0203 833 1125

Online and telephone advice

In addition to the organisations in the Camden Advice Network, there are a number of organisations who provide specialist advice and support on benefits, money and debt.

Benefit advice

Citizens Advice

Money advice

Gov.uk - advice if you have children
Money Advice Service
Mental Health and Money Advice
Tax Aid - help with tax problems
Citizens Advice – independent financial advice

Debt advice

National Debtline
Debt Advice Foundation