Advice agencies


Asian Family Counselling Service
Offers marital and family counselling. Runs training courses in basic counselling skills, support groups and group therapy.
Suite 51, The Lodge, 2-4 Windmill Lane, Southall, UB2 4NJ
Tel: (020) 8571 3933 Email:
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm

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

Contact-A-Family Ealing
Advice and support to parents and carers of children with any special need or disability as well as professionals working with families.
St Andrew's Church Centre, Room 3, First Floor, Mount Park Road, Ealing W5 2RS
Tel: (020) 8810 8151

Contact-A-Family Southall
Advice for families with children under 19 who have special needs or disabilities. Welfare benefits advice and respite services.
St George Community Centre, 8-12 Lancaster Road, Southall, UB1 1NW
Tel: (020) 8571 6381
Hours: Mon-Fri 9.30am-4.30pm

Mencap Ealing
Advice and support to people with a learning disability and their families.
173a Uxbridge Road, Hanwell W7 3TH
Tel: (020) 8567 9185

St Vincent's Mediation and Family Service
Provides a range of services to help children and families going through separation and divorce, including mediation, counselling, therapy and parenting workshops. Qualified mediators help to resolve disputes and make arrangements for children, finance and property matters, in comfortable and neutral surroundings.
118 Mayfield Gardens, Hanwell, W7 3RD
Tel: (020) 8578 6378
Fax: (020) 8813 0238
Hours: Office Mon-Fri 9am-5pm.
Mediation sessions: Tues, Thurs & Fri by appointment, evening sessions can be arranged.
Therapy sessions Tues, Thurs & Fri by appointment, daytime only.