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Toynbee Hall Advice Services


Service Description

Toynbee Hall aims to provide excellent services to meet local need. Our services help a wide range of people, including raising the aspirations of young people, helping people make their money go further, providing free legal advice to local people, and improving people's health and wellbeing.

We help people tackle problems through the following services:-
• Specialist Debt Advice - drop-ins and appointment service
• Specialist Welfare Benefits Advice - drop-ins, appointment and telephone advice service
• Free Legal Advice - evening and weekend drop-in service

Additional Information

Additional Information

Debt Advice
Toynbee Hall provides specialist debt advice across seven East London boroughs to people facing crisis debt situations. The seven East London boroughs include: Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Newham, Waltham Forest, Redbridge, Barking & Dagenham, and Havering.
To access the service at Toynbee Hall you can:-

• Visit our drop-in service on Tuesday evenings at 7pm, or Thursday mornings at 10am
• Call us on 020 7392 2953
• Email us at [email protected]

Welfare Advice
Toynbee Hall provides welfare benefits advice across East London in Tower Hamlets, Hackney, Newham, Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Waltham Forest, Redbridge and Bexley.

The aim of our services is:-
• To maximise income by ensuring clients are receiving what they are entitled to
• To resolve outstanding welfare benefit issues
• To increase people's access to information, advice and advocacy in relation to all areas of welfare benefit
• To increase people's awareness and knowledge of rights and benefits entitlements

Free Legal Advice Centre Weekly Timetable

Mondays from 7pm
Employment rights

Tuesdays from 7pm
Debt advice

Wednesdays from 7pm
General advice (including immigration)

Thursdays from 7pm

Saturday 11am – 1pm
Women only general advice

Suitable for ages

Age of Users
All Ages



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Further Information

Provider Type
Advice, Information and Support Services
Delivery Channels
E-Mail In Person Telephone Web Site
Referral Criteria
None (Self-referral)