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Advice, Information & Support Services resources

Advice, Information & Support Services resources

Find a service that offers advice on subjects such as money and welfare, parenting or transport.

Useful Links

Legal Advice

Legal Advice Centre 
Email: [email protected]
Tel: 020 3606 0372

Tower Hamlets Law Centre
Email: [email protected] 
Tel: 020 7538 4909  Monday - Friday 09:30am - 5pm

For legal advice about SEND you can contact IPSEA.

National Organisations

  • Gov.UK
    Government services and information.
  • Bullying UK
    Help for parents, children and schools.
  • ChildLine
    National helpline for children and young people in trouble.
  • Children's Legal Centre
    Coram Children's Legal Centre provides free legal information, advice and representation.
  • Contact
    Advice and links on medical disorders and support for families of disabled children.  Contact also run the Contact Helpline.
  • Gingerbread
    Provides expert advice, practical support and campaigns for single parents.
  • Kidscape
    Charity committed to keeping children safe from harm or abuse.
  • Money Advice Service 
    Free, impartial money advice.
  • National Children's Bureau (NCB)
    Promotes the interests and well-being of all children and young people across every aspect of their lives.
  • National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS)
    NDCS's mission is to remove the barriers to the achievement of deaf children around the world.
  • DisabledGo 
    Provides detailed access information to thousands of venues across the UK including London.  Including restaurants, cinemas, theatres, railway stations, hospitals, universities and many more.
  • Transportforall
    TfA can help with general enquiries regarding accessible transport in London.
  • Transport for London (TfL) accessibility
    London has a wide range of accessible transport options so that everyone can get around.
  • Equality and Human Rights Commission
    The Equality and Human Rights Commission is Great Britain’s national equality body.  As a statutory non-departmental public body established by the Equality Act 2006, the Commission operates independently.
  • The Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust (YGAM) are a leading National charity providing parents with information around gaming and gambling to support their families, help build resilience and establish a healthy online/offline balance.
  • Boloh helps children, young people and families from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities. You can call for free on 0800 1512 605 Monday to Friday 10am - 8pm and Saturday to Sunday 10am - 3pm.

  • Family Lives is a national charity providing help and support with all aspects of family life.  If you would like impartial and confidential advice then telephone Family Lives on 0808 800 2222 or email: [email protected]

 Information for parents

  • Parental support
    The Parent and Family Support Service work with partners and stakeholders to offer a range of services which inform, empower and support parents and carers of children.
  • Netmums
    Parenting organisation offering advice, support and information.
  • One Plus One
    Resources to help families tackle relationship issues.
  • Single Parent Action Network (SPAN)
    Parenting site for single parents and their children.
  • FamilyLives
    Providing help and support in all aspects of family life.
  • The Couple Connection
    Relationship advice.
  • Child Accident Prevention Trust
    The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is the UK's leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.