High quality free legal advice – housing & homelessness – benefits problems & appeals – debt matters – immigration & asylum – employment & discrimination

Telephone adviceline: 020 8985 8364

10am – 1pm – Mondays & Wednesdays

11am – 1pm – Fridays – immigration only

Drop in appointments

2pm – 4.30pm – every Monday – Pop-Up Community Law Shops service at Hackney Central Library (1 Reading Lane E8 1GQ) – see a qualified legal advisor in person - no appointment necessary – just turn up!

11am – 1pm – every Tuesday – Waltham Forest ‘Pop-Up’ housing law service at Lea Bridge Library (382 Lea Bridge Road E10 7DU) – see a qualified housing law advisor in person - no appointment necessary – just turn up! THERE IS NO SESSION ON EITHER TUESDAY 22ND APRIL 2014 OR TUESDAY 29TH APRIL 2014. THE NEXT SESSION WILL BE TUESDAY 6TH MAY 2014.

4.30pm- 6pm on Tuesdays – Dalston Pop-Up Employment Support Allowance (ESA) & Disability Living Allowance (DLA) form filling service at Dalston C.L.R James Library (Dalston Square, Dalston, E8 3BQ) (to access the service you you must firstly call 020 7633 4531, leave your name and contact telephone number, and someone will call you back)

6pm- 8pm every Tuesday – Dalston Pop-Up Debt & Consumer Law advice service at Dalston C.L.R James Library (Dalston Square, Dalston, E8 3BQ) (to access the service you you must firstly call 020 7633 4531, leave your name and contact telephone number, and someone will call you back)

10.30am – every other Wednesday – employment drop-in (first-come, first-served) (you can also call BPP Law School”s telephone adviceline everyday on 020 7633 4534)

immigration – you can visit the Hoxton Trust’s immigration advice drop-in every Thursday morning between 10.30 and 12.30pm, 156 Hoxton Street, next to the Community Garden).

It is essential that if you have an appointment at the Law Centre that you bring in proof of your income. This can include a letter showing you receive income support/JSA or wage slips. It is important that the proof of income is within one month of the date of your appointment.

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