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Lewisham Multi Lingual Advice Service

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Lewisham Multi Lingual Advice Service
Leemore Community Centre
Bonfield Road
SE13 5EU

Public phone: 020 8314 5777


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: 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.

Target group: Minority ethnic communities.

Area served: London Borough of Lewisham and surrounding boroughs.

How to contact: Drop-in, phone for details of advice times in a particular language or email.


Monday: Tamil- 10-12noon (drop in) / Arabic / Kurdish (Iraqi) 2-4pm (drop in) / 4.30 -6.30pm (appointments only) Other appointments can be made with our caseworker on Monday for help with appeals and any other urgent matter

Tuesday: Albanian - 10-12noon – ( appointments) / Turkish - 12noon – 2pm (appointments)

Wednesday: Somali – 10-12noon (drop in) / French - 12 – 2pm (drop in) / Spanish- 10 – 12noon (appointments) / Polish - 1.30 – 3.30pm (appointments)

Thursday: Turkish 10-12noon(appointments) 170 Community Project, 170 New cross Rd, SE14 5AA, Tel – 02077329716 / Turkish + any other – 2-4pm – F3, Leemore Community Hub, Bonfield Rd, SE13 5ES, Tel: 0208 297 4111 / Albanian + any other – 9-11 am ,F3, Leemore Community Hub / Tamil – 10-12noon – Downham Leisure Centre Hub , Moorside Rd, BR1 5EP

Friday: 10-12.30pm / 1.30-3.30pm - Advice & Information Hub (drop in)– any language – Lewisham Carers Centre, Waldram Place , SE23 2LB


Office Hours: 9.30am - 3.45pm Monday - Thursday


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Level entrance. Home visits for people unable to attend the office.

Other information

Languages other than English: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Kurdish, Portuguese, Tamil, Turkish.

Charity number: 1094541

Year established: 1996

Staffing: 3 part time and 5 sessional workers.

Public transport:

Record last checked: 23 October 2017


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