Advice agencies


Community Legal Advice
Community Legal Advice can provide free help or legal advice over the phone.  They can help with family, debt, housing, employment, education, welfare benefits and tax credit problems. 

They will check to see if you are eligible for legal aid and put you in touch with a specialist legal adviser. If you are not eligible for legal aid, Community Legal Advice can still put you in touch with organisations that can help. 

Tel: 0845 345 4 345
Opening hours: Mon-Fri 9am-8pm. Saturday 9am-12.30pm

Ealing Equality Council
Assistance and advice in resolving work issues, workers rights, employment contracts and discrimination.
The Lido Centre, 63 Mattock Lane, Ealing, London, W13 9LA
Tel: (020) 8579 3861

Kurdish Association
Provides information and assistance on immigration, housing, benefits, interpreting, translation, referral service, employment and training. Runs a children's section and elders project. Health officer to assist people with disabilities regarding information and advice.

Palingswick House, 241 King Street, Hammersmith W6 9LP
Tel: (020) 8563 7918 Fax: 020 8563 1918
Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm

Migrant Advisory and Advocacy Service
Town Hall, High Street, Southall, UB1 3HA
Adviser: Mr Amir
Hours: Sat 9am-1pm appointments only, Thur 4pm-8pm
drop-in session but ticket system operated, tickets are issued at 4pm  

Refugee and Asylum Advice Group
Offer advice and general information on immigration, housing, benefits, employment and training.
Priory Community Centre, Acton Lane, Acton, W3 8NY
Tel: (020) 8993 1237 ext 25 or 15
Hours: Monday 10.30am-5pm

Somali Women's Refugee Centre
Provides advice on housing, immigration, education, welfare, benefits and employment
Priory Community Centre, Acton Lane, Acton, W3 8NY
Tel: (020) 8752 1787
Hours: Mon-Thurs 10am-4pm 

YWCA London West
A centre for all young women aged 11- 25. It offers a variety of groups and provides support and information.
Phoenix Centre, Dormers Wells Lane, Southall UB1 3HX 
Tel: (020) 8574 5116
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5pm