Account3 is a training and development agency, also providing advice on welfare benefits, housing and debt for Tower Hamlets residents:
Age UK East London
Age UK helps those 50+ and their carers with welfare benefits, housing, social care, health & disability, utility & keeping warm, travel and consumer issues.
APASEN provide timely, relevant and accurate information, advice and advocacy support to people with disabilities who are over 16 and living in Tower Hamlets. Specialised in PIP, DLA, Attendance Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance, Universal Credit, Carers Allowance and other disability related benefits.
Bangladeshi Youth Movement (BYM)
Benefits, form filling, housing, homelessness, employment, debt & money advice, family matters, domestic violence, education & training, health, housing lease-holder service, nationality and immigration services (level 1), general advice and information.
Bromley By Bow Centre
Advice on welfare benefits, housing and debt problems provided at the centre and at outreach centres in the local area. Money management support and specialist utility debt advice as well as advice and support to private tenants.
Address St Leonard’s Street, London E3 3BT
Tel 020 8709 9757
Carers Centre Tower Hamlets
Provides advice, information, assessment and advocacy service to carers of adults living in Tower Hamlets including health & social care, housing, welfare benefits, respite breaks and community care services.
Citizens Advice Bureau (Whitechapel)
Appointments for specialist Benefit & Employment cases booked following an initial assessment at drop-in sessions.
Financial Health Centre (Massingham Street)
Offers a range of free, confidential and independent services to all residents of Tower Hamlets on a drop-in and appointment only basis including support on the following, Debt, Welfare Benefits, Universal Credit, Employment & Training, Housing, Money Management and help with disability matters.
Island Advice Centre
Advice from basic help and information, help with forms to specialist level in welfare benefits, housing and debt for residents of Tower Hamlets
Legal Advice Centre
Specialist level advice on welfare benefits, employment and housing
Web enquiry for disability benefit appeals: https://legaladvicecentre.london/benefit-appeal-representation/
General welfare benefits advice, we also give immigration advice at OISC level 1. We are giving information advice and support to vulnerable people to do the EUSS applications, these services are for residents of Tower Hamlets only.
Information and advice for people with disabilities or long-term health conditions over the age of 14 who live, work or study in Tower Hamlets. Offering advice on benefits, employment, financial advice, health, housing, leisure, social care and volunteering.
Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham
Welfare and benefit support and advice for those with mental health needs.
Ocean Somali Community Association
Ocean Somali Community Association (OSCA) provides advice, guidance and information to the Somali community in East End.
This includes welfare advice, skills training and access to jobs.
Service available to those who either access their HIV care or live in East London. Advice on welfare benefits, HIV testing, counselling and peer support, help with returning to work and education. Recently diagnosed courses, gym and internet café.
Praxis Community Projects
Pan-London advice and support for both new & settled migrants. (Praxis is a migrant rights organisation and our services are only available to migrants). Generalist advice on welfare benefits, housing & homelessness, debt, community care, asylum support. Specialist advice (OISC level 2) on immigration.
We provide email advice for Tower Hamlets residents and second-tier organisations. Please fill in and submit one of the online forms, found here:
Address Pott Street, London, E2 0EF
Tel 020 7729 7985
Advice Line 020 7749 7608
St. Hilda’s East Community Centre
General advice on welfare benefits, housing and debt for residents of Tower Hamlets only.
St. Peters Bengali Association
Free, confidential advice with casework; benefits, housing and consumer advice for residents of Tower Hamlets only. Drop-in sessions:
Address Minerva Community Centre, 10 Minerva Street, E2 9EH
Tel 020 3605 3023
London Borough Tower Hamlets Advice Services
Resident Support Outreach Team
Assist with universal credit claims and support, benefit checks, hardship grants, housing benefit applications and Discretionary Housing Payments
Telephone 0207 364 3828 / 4710 / 7321 / 7010
Financial Support Team
Rent arrears, Income Maximisation and Benefit Checks, Discretionary Housing Payments
Telephone 0207 364 4080 / 3680
Tower Hamlets Law Centre
Specialist legal advice services to residents in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets in the areas of welfare benefits, immigration, employment and housing
Legal Advice; Employment, Housing, Debt, Consumer, Immigration, Family and Civil Litigation. Specialist Debt Advice and Money Management. Macmillan Welfare Rights Advice. Generalist Advice for those who live, work or study in the City Square Mile.
Debt Free London
Our trained and accredited advisors, which within Tower Hamlets are based within Toynbee Hall, can support with all types of money worries – from rent and council tax arrears, to credit card and catalogue debt.
Telephone/WhatsApp: 0800 808 5700 Webchat: www.debtfree.london
Video chat: www.debtfree.london/video
Wapping Bangladesh Association
Mostly Bangladeshi service users, but open for all. Advice and general help including casework on benefits, housing and utility bills for the residents of Tower Hamlets only
We provide welfare and generalist advice in sign language to residents who are deaf.