Benefits, housing and debt

We offer free of charge, generalist advice to Tower Hamlets residents on a wide range of issues including benefits, housing and debt.

When & where?

Support is provided by phone and on-line. Face-to-face sessions are by pre-arranged appointment.

Who is it for?

Our service is for Tower Hamlets residents and is free to access.

Contact

What you’ll be doing

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We offer free of charge, generalist advice to Tower Hamlets residents on a wide range of issues including:

  • Benefits: Advice to help you understand your rights, find out what you are entitled to and how to challenge decisions.
  • Housing: Help with service and rent arrears, eviction notices, disrepair and your rights as a tenant.
  • Debt: Help with store and credit card debt, council tax arrears, court fines, overdraft and hire purchase agreements. This service is delivered by the Island Advice Centre who have a specialist Debt Advisor available on Thursday, 10am-12om, by appointment only. 
Date awarded 8th August 2022.  Valid until 8th August 2024.