It is important to check that you are getting all the benefits you are entitled to and challenge any decisions that you feel are unfair. All the advice centres listed assist with benefit claims and general benefit advice but if benefit has been refused or lengthy delays have occurred you should seek specialist help, there are expert benefit advisors in Tower Hamlets that can help you.
Self Help and National Benefits Advice
Find out what benefits you may be entitled to and how to claim using the free, easy to use benefits calculator
Benefits guides and information, on line claims and claim forms
Local Benefits Advice
All the advice centres listed on this website provide advice on benefits and are knowledgeable about the problems that claimants face. They can help you to check what you are entitled to, assist you in making a claim and deal with general problems with entitlement and payments.
Specialist Benefit Advisors
There are a number of free specialists in Tower Hamlets that can assist you with problems, information, advice and legal help on complex benefit problems. This includes benefit reconsiderations and appeals, representation, dealing with delays in payments for benefits. The following agencies currently employ specialist benefit advisors.
Citizens Advice Bureau
Tel: 0207 247 1050
Advice Line: 03444 111 444
Island Advice Centre
Legal Advice Centre
Web enquiry for disability benefit appeals: https://legaladvicecentre.london/benefit-appeal-representation/
Tel: 020 8980 2205