Debt Advice

We offer advice on a wide range of debt issues including utility debts, rent and council tax arrears, credit debts and more.

Benefit Advice

We provide welfare benefit advice from generalist to specialist casework.

Housing Advice

Our housing adviser deals with a wide range of cases concerning rent arrears, repossession and eviction, homelessness, disrepair, allocations and succession.

Money Management

We give support with drawing up financial statements, changing providers to reduce monthly utility bills, and advice about budgeting.

Training & Volunteer Opportunities

Island Advice offers  training  opportunities and volunteers placement.

DUE TO COVID-19, THERE WILL BE NO DROP IN SESSIONS UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

WE ARE RESUMING FACE-TO-FACE ADVICE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.

TO ACCESS ADVICE

Call our advice line

02079879379

Tuesday and Thursday 10am -12pm only

Island Advice Centre provides advice to Tower Hamlets residents with a wide range of advice about entitlement to benefits, ‘better-off’ calculations, reviews & mandatory reconsideration, appeals and tribunal hearings.

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We offer advice on a wide range of debt issues including utility debts, rent and council tax arrears, credit debts, overpayments of benefits, as well as insolvency options including Breathing Space Bankruptcy and Debt Relief Orders.

For Debt advice and drop-in sessions, click below.

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We aim to improve awareness of housing rights for Tower Hamlets residents.

Our Housing adviser can advise and assist with a wide range of housing issues including rent arrears, repossession and eviction, homelessness, disrepair, allocations and succession.

For Housing advice and drop-in sessions, click below.

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We offer free, impartial and confidential advice for Tower Hamlets resident who are struggling to pay their water bills to help them stay on top of their bills and save money.

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We provide outreach sessions at 6 GP surgeries across the borough, a weekly debt specialist advice session at Bromley By Bow Centre and a generalist advice session to ELATT students.

For more information on our Outreach programme, click below.

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Volunteers are one of the organisation’s invaluable assets and help to deliver the much-needed advice services provided by us.

Training and development opportunities are provided for volunteers, and many of our volunteers move into employment.

For more information on volunteering, click below.

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