Hub Advice – free advice services in Greenwich
For help with Universal Credit, benefit and debt issues call the Welfare Rights Service and Universal Support team on 020 8921 3333 (Monday to Friday, 10:00 to 16:00). Find out more on the Welfare Rights Service pages of the Royal Greenwich website. Ask them about emergency support scheme.
Citizens Advice Greenwich
CAB can help with Debt and benefits issues
- Generalist advice 0300 3309 096
- Debt advice 020 8309 8646
- Universal Credit Help to Claim Service 0800 144 8444
Advice by email via the website – www.greenwichcab.org.uk
For help with Housing issues
Call Greenwich Housing Rights on 020 8854 8848 Thursdays 14:00-16:00 and Fridays 10:00-13:00. If the number is engaged or on answerphone, please leave a message with your name and telephone number or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and someone will get back to you as soon as possible.
For questions about pensions or your rights if you are receiving sickness benefit or disability benefits
Call Advocacy Now on 020 8269 0298. If the number is engaged or on answerphone, please leave a message including your name and number and someone will call you back as soon as possible.
For help with benefits for refugees and migrants
Call Caroline at Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network on 07949 455522. If the number is engaged or on answerphone, please leave a message including your name and telephone number and someone will call you back as soon as possible.
For help with domestic abuse or family conflict
- Greenwich DV Helpline – 020 8317 8273 09:30 to 20:00 Monday to Friday
- Her Centre One Stop Shop – 07538 53498 09:30 to 17:00 Monday to Friday
For help for those who are self isolating
For help with food, picking up medication or other practical support contact the Greenwich Community Hub on 0800 470 4831 (7 days a week, from 08:30 – 18:00) or email: email@example.com.
For immigration advice
For those who need help with immigration applications contact Lewisham Refugee and Migrant Network Immigration advice: Elizabeth – 07399815542 (Mon-Thu, from 10:00 to 12:00)
Plumstead Law Centre Immigration advice – Every Thursday from 10:00 – 12:00 on 020 8854 8848.
South London Refugee Association – 0203 490 3443.
For emotional support and counselling
- Free counselling in Greenwich children’s centres to help any local mother experiencing mental health issues during pregnancy and after birth.
- Specialist therapeutic support for young mothers aged 21 years and under with Young Mums Aid.
- Free creche facilities if needed.
- Befriending and group support.
Her Centre support group, peer support with women who are survivors of abuse – Caroline on 07528 005 004.
Welcare – 020 8854 3865 for support for children.
For help with food
For more information on how to receive an essential free food package, please call the Royal Borough of Greenwich Community Hub, which are open seven days a week, 08.30 to 18:00 on: 0800 470 4831 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clockhouse are giving weekly free food deliveries. For families who work with Her Centre, ring Julia on 07960 755 191 or email her on email@example.com. For all other families email Kevin at firstname.lastname@example.org. She can arrange a weekly delivery of free food. You can also ask for food bank vouchers from her. Also try the community hub above.