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Tower Hamlets Law Centre
Offices at:

Casework Services: St Anne's Street | off 789-791Commercial Road | London E14 7HG

Head Office and Education Phone Services: St George's Town Hall | 236 Cable Street | London E1 0BL

Newham Housing Legal Aid: The Junction | 318 Barking Road |London E13 8HT


What we do

The Law Centre seeks to provide free legal advice and assistance.

Call us between 10am and 2pm for more details- 0207 247 8998


Tower Hamlets Borough Services:

Specialist Welfare Benefits Advice - available to individuals who work or live in Tower Hamlets and to other advice agencies in Tower Hamlets - we make service users with a disability a priority where we can

Specialist Housing Advice - available to individuals who work or live in Tower Hamlets and to other advice agencies in Tower Hamlets

Specialist Education Advice - available to individuals who work or live in Tower Hamlets and to other advice agencies in Tower Hamlets - we can assist 30 clients a year under this service

Specialist Immigration Advice - available to individuals who work or live in Tower Hamlets and to other advice agencies in Tower Hamlets - we can assist 30 clients a year under this service - we make those who are vulnerable or who have no other options a priority

Information, Advice (non-specialist) and Advocacy Service - for Adults and Young People (14 plus) with support needs - available to those who work or live in Tower Hamlets on a range of issues:
- social care, housing, financial advice, volunteering, benefits advice, leisure, health and employment

Services more widely available:

Housing and Community Care Legal Aid services - available to those living and working in Tower Hamlets and Newham and to those in other boroughs if they come to one of our offices and we have capacity to take on the case.
CLIENTS MUST BE FINANCIALLY ELIGIBLE AND ONLY CERTAIN PROBLEMS CAN BE TAKEN ON

Bow County Court Housing Possession Scheme - available to those in the catchment area of the court i.e. Tower Hamlets, Newham, Waltham Forest and Redbridge - service users are assisted at the court if they have a relevant possession proceeding and we are on duty

Immigration Asylum and Domestic Violence Legal Aid services - available to those living and working in London and to those in other areas of the UK if you come to one of our offices and we have capacity to take on the case.
CLIENTS MUST BE FINANCIALLY ELIGIBLE AND ONLY CERTAIN PROBLEMS CAN BE TAKEN ON

Community Legal Advice - Special Educational Needs and Education Discrimination Service - available to all in England and Wales via the National Gateway only -
CLIENTS MUST BE FINANCIALLY ELIGIBLE AND ONLY CERTAIN PROBLEMS CAN BE TAKEN ON
we cannot take on cases directly -
clients will need to call:
Telephone: 0845 345 4 345

Trust for London Immigration Asylum and Domestic Violence Project - available to those living and working in East London who face domestic violence

Evening Advice Sessions - available to all attending a scheduled session on a Monday evening - sessions deal with either Housing or Employment Issues - please ring us for details of which session is running - telephone opening times - 10am to 2pm - 0207 247 8998

Paying for a Solicitor / Advice Service - we are currently piloting a service where clients can pay if they are seeking immigration advice - other areas of law may also be made available - this service is available to those living and working in London and to those in other areas of the UK where appropriate - please ring us for more details.

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2012 Annual Review

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Justice For All Campaign launch and lobby of parliament


Law Centre solicitor wins legal aid 'Oscar'


New funding for immigration advice to Domestic Violence sufferers announced




The Value of Law Centres

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The Law Centre is assisted by:
Community Legal Service
Lexcel
Tower Hamlets Council
London Legal Support Trust
Trust for London
A company limited by guarantee, registered in england no 1720518. Registered charity no 287282. VAT no 244 4252 79.
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