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Catford CAB

Advice and information on a range of subjects, including welfare rights, housing rights, money and debt, consumer, immigration and nationality, employment. Gateway assessment advice service Tuesday and Friday 10am - 12 noon.

Sydenham CAB

Advice and information on a range of issues, including housing, benefits, consumer, debt, immigration and employment rights.

LB Lewisham - Housing Options Centre

Assessment of entitlement to housing for people who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Temporary accommodation where a statutory duty may exist. General housing advice and information for those in housing need. Housing register enquiries. Out of hours (after 5pm) emergencies phone 020 8778 0877.

London Probation Trust - Lewisham High Street

Preparation of reports for Courts, supervision of offenders in the community, work with prisoners and their families, information on the Criminal Justice system.

Lewisham Indo-Chinese Community

Advice, information and support for the Indo-Chinese community. Home care and day centre for older people. Employment and training scheme. Cultural and social activities. Bi-lingual nursery Monday - Friday 8am - 6pm.

Terrence Higgins Trust Lighthouse South London

Services for people living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Advice on housing, welfare benefits, debt, employment and immigration signposting. Counselling Services. Group Work. Stonewall Housing Drop in service Thursday 2-5pm for LGBT.

Meridian Money Advice

Debt advice and counselling service for residents of London Boroughs of Greenwich and Lewisham. Help with financial matters, including statements, negotiations with creditors and repayment programmes. Help with court summonses for debt. Welfare benefits advice including assistance with Disability Living Allowance claims and appeals.

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Lewisham Multi Lingual Advice Service

Advice & information for minority ethnic communities in a range of community languages. Subjects covered include employment, education, consumer issues, housing, money & debt, community care & benefits. Turkish outreach at 170 Community Project, 170 New Cross Rd, SE14 Thurs 10-12pm (drop in & appts) 02077329716. Tamil outreach-AFRIL, Leemore Community Hub, Bonfield Rd, SE13, Fri 10-12 noon.

Lewisham Pensioners Forum

Campaigning group run by and for pensioners on local and national issues. Raise awareness of pensioners' role in society and the demand for equal access and treatment. Help older people voice their views with service providers. Access to database with information on clubs, activities and services for the elderly in Lewisham. Bi-monthly newsletter sent to all members.

Thames Reach - London Street Rescue

Outreach service to help rough sleepers off the streets and into accommodation. Also provide help with ID and benefits and information and advice about support services. Assistance with linking in with health services.