Thank you for your interest in the City Community Legal Advice Centre (CityCLAC).
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If you are in need of legal advice about personal injury please contact us by email via firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject title of your email "Personal Injury".
If your query is about one of our other service please read the information below.
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Thank you for contacting us to request legal advice. Unfortunately, our service is currently closed as our appointments are fully booked. We re-open from 3 January 2024. Please fill in our online form when we re-open.
In the meantime, please see details of alternative sources of help listed below.
The Lawworks website provides a list of clinics who provide free legal advice. The website address is https://www.lawworks.org.uk/
AdviceNow are a charity who provide free helpful guides on areas of social welfare law. Their website address is https://www.advicenow.org.uk/
You might be able to get free and confidential advice from Civil Legal Advice as part of Legal Aid if you are in England or Wales. If you're eligible, you can get help for problems including:
To contact Civil Legal Advice telephone: 0345 345 4 345
Or Minicom: 0345 609 6677
Their helpline is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 8pm and Saturday, 9am to 12:30pm
You can also text 'legalaid' and your name to 80010 to ask for a call back. This costs the same as a normal text message.
You can contact your local law centre here: http://www.lawcentres.org.uk/
The Law Society has a website where you can search for a solicitor:
Search for firms using postcode and subject area.
If you need help with employment law advice contact the ACAS Helpline on 0300 123 1100. The ACAS helpline is open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm. The advice you receive is free but you may be charged for the call depending on your phone provider and whether you use a mobile or a landline.
Employment Lawyers Association
Yesslaw (if you have an employment matter you wish to settle – this is a charity who operate fixed fees)
If you need emergency or urgent help with housing please contact the Shelter helpline 0808 800 4444
The Shelter helpline Opening times are Monday to Friday, 8am - 8pm and weekends and bank holidays 9am - 5pm.
Call the helpline if you:
Shelter's website also has some other useful help if your case is not urgent https://england.shelter.org.uk/get_help
You can also contact your local Law Centre by searching their website https://www.lawcentres.org.uk/
Or you can visit your local Citizens Advice service https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/ or telephone 03444 111 444
If you need support in a court hearing contact the organisation Support Through Court via their website https://www.supportthroughcourt.org/
Alternative welfare benefits (including PIP form filling) services
St Lukes cost of living clinic Advice and Support Clinics https://www.slpt.org.uk/Event/advice-support
Appointments for the Form-filling clinics can be booked through St Luke's reception (020 7549 8181, email@example.com).
Westway Trust Cost of Living Crisis Clinic https://www.westway.org/our-work/services/adviceservice/
Resolution, 01689 820 272, https://resolution.org.uk/ to find a family specialist lawyer, firstname.lastname@example.org
Ministry of Justice Search, www.familymediationhelpline.co.uk/find-service.php
NCDV https://www.ncdv.org.uk/ 0800 97002070, Text: NCDV to 60777 Email: email@example.com
Association of Personal Injury Lawyers apil.org.uk
Leasehold Advisory Service - http://www.lease-advice.org.uk/ 020 7832 2500
Turn 2 Us https://www.turn2us.org.uk/ 0808 802 2000 (9am – 8pm Monday – Friday)
Mary Ward Legal Centre https://www.marywardlegal.org.uk/legal-advice/welfare-benefits-advice/
Islington People's Rights https://www.ipradvice.org.uk/
If you need urgent medical or psychological support:
We hope you have a peaceful holiday season, and that you manage to get help with your legal problem.
City Community Legal Advice Centre Team
See details of our service here:
T: 020 7040 5414 or E: firstname.lastname@example.org