Local advice services

From losing a job to moving onto a different kind of benefit, we know how much a change in circumstances can affect you. If you need advice or support to manage money, debt or a change in circumstance, or if you’re struggling with the rising cost of living, help is available from us and our partners.

Camden Advice Network

The Camden Advice Network is a group of 12 Camden-based organisations who provide free and independent advice across a range of specialist topics. Below is a list of their contact details and what they can provide advice on – and you can call all of them about our Cost Of Living Crisis Fund, which is for people experiencing severe financial hardship.

Please remember that it’s a busy time so if you can’t get through to any of the organisations, please try again or try another organisation.

Organisations and type of support offered 

Citizens Advice Camden offering general support and advice. They can also help to connect you with a specialist service. Contact number: 0808 278 7835 (Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm)

Age UK Camden offering support for residents aged over 55. Contact number: 020 7837 3777

St Pancras and Somers Town Living Centre offering employment and general advice and advocacy on benefits, debt and housing for Camden residents over 18. Contact number: 020 7380 0453

Camden Community Law Centre offering specialist legal support. Contact number: 020 7831 7079

Hopscotch Women's Centre offering advice and advocacy for women experiencing domestic abuse, and general benefits advice. Contact number: 020 7388 8198

West Hampstead Women's Centre offering specialist legal support. Contact number 020 7328 7389

New Horizon Youth Centre offering support for young people aged 16 to 24 with housing, employment and advice. Contact number 020 7338 5560

The London Irish Centre offering support with general benefits advice, applying for an Irish passport. Contact number: 020 7916 2222

The Kosmos Centre and Camden Somali Cultural Centre. Offering general advice and advocacy for residents from Greek Cypriot and Somali backgrounds. Contact number: 020 7267 7194

Camden People First offering support for adults and families living with learning difficulties, offering general benefits advice and advocacy. Contact number: 020 7388 2007

Camden Disability Action offering support for adults and children living with a disability, advice and advocacy includes benefits. Contact number: 07543 572 793

Online and telephone advice

In addition to the organisations in the Camden Advice Network, there are a number of organisations who provide specialist advice and support on benefits, money and debt.

Benefit advice

Entitledto
Turn2Us 
Citizens Advice
Gov.uk

Money advice

Gov.uk - advice if you have children
Money Advice Service
Mental Health and Money Advice
Tax Aid - help with tax problems
Citizens advice – independent financial advice

Debt advice

National Debtline
Debt Advice Foundation
StepChange
PayPlan