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Legal advice



Southwark Law Centre

Legal advice and representation in housing, employment, immigration and welfare rights. Clients are usually referred by an advice agency, organisation, social worker or solicitor.



Refugee Council - Head Office and London One Stop Service

Advice & information services for refugees & asylum seekers. Issues dealt with include the asylum decision process & UKBA support system, support & entitlement to the welfare system, training, education & employment. Specialist services for those with health/other additional support needs. Own-Language Telephone Advice Service (OLTAS) M-F 9.30am-1pm, 2pm-5pm (Weds 2pm-5pm).



Rhondda Cynon Taf CAB

Advice on a range of issues, including housing rights, welfare rights and benefits, money and debt, consumer rights, employment rights. Specialist legal help in debt and welfare benefits. Specialist debt drop-in Thursday 1.30pm - 3pm. Outreach services.



Cambridge CAB

Advice and information on a range of issues, including housing, welfare rights and benefits, money and debt, consumer and employment rights. Specialist help in debt, welfare benefits and housing. Representation for debt and repossession hearings in the county court and at social security tribunals. Fortnightly legal advice clinic. Outreach services in Girton, Sawston and Addenbrookes Hospital.



Afro-Asian Advisory Service

Advice on immigration and nationality law, including asylum and refugee law. Representation at immigration appeals and tribunal hearings.



Avon and Bristol Law Centre

Legal advice, assistance and representation. Telephone advice lines: housing and debt - 0117 916 7730. Welfare benefits - 0117 916 7722. Employment and discrimination - 0117 916 7727. Immigration - 0117 916 7733. Discrimination in goods, services and housing - 0117 916 7704. Also offer legal advice in community care and mental health.



New Forest CAB - Ringwood

Advice and information on a range of issues, including benefits and welfare rights, consumer, employment and housing rights, money and debt. Legal rota.



Central Africa's Rights & AIDS (CARA) Society

Advice, information and representation for people facing disadvantage, including older and disabled people and those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. Subjects dealt with include debt, immigration, benefits, housing and homelessness, employment, family mediation, HIV/AIDS. Translation and interpreting, signposting and referrals.



Notre Dame Refugee Centre

Drop-in centre for asylum seekers and refugees. Twice weekly caf├® offering hot meal, plus Advice on immigration and asylum applications, housing, benefits and accessing social services. Health service Thurs fortnightly 12 noon-2pm. Interpreting service. Basic literacy ESOL classes Mon 11am-1pm. Visiting and accompanying services. Fortnightly immigration surgery for those refused asylum.



Merseyside Employment Law

Specialist advice on employment/discrimination law. Representation at employment tribunals/county court. Outreach services in Crosby and St Helens.