Help if CAK is not available – local agencies

Citizens Advice

Practical reliable information to help you solve your problems

www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Housing

Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness ( KCAH)

www.kcah.org.uk

Shelter London adviceline (Mon- Fri 9.30-6)

0330 053 6091

Shelter national adviceline (Mon – Fri 8-8) (weekends 9-5)

0808 800 4444

www.shelter.org.uk

Kingston Council Housing Options

020 8547 5003 (non Council housing)

Civil Legal Advice

help with debt if you might lose your home

housing if you are being evicted

family mediation if you are getting a divorce

education  if you are disagreeing with a SEND decision

emailhelp@civillegaladvice.org.uk

0345 345 4 345

Mon – Fri 9-8 and Sat 9-12.30

 

Consumer Advice

Advice on issues around buying goods or services

Phone : 0345 04 05 06

www.adviceguide.org.uk

Benefits

Department for work and pensions ( DWP)

0800 055 6688

existing clients – 0845 600 0148

Refugee Support

Refugee Action Kingston

020 8547 0115

admin@refugeekingston.org.uk

Housing and Council Tax benefits

www.kingston.gov.uk/benefits

0208 547 5001

Domestic violence

0808 2000 247

DV hub every M<onday 9.30-12.30 at Kingsgate Church, The Empire, 161a Clarence Street KT1 1QT

020 8547 6046 (10-4)

Support for disabled people

www.kcil.org.uk

020 8546 9603

Employment – ACAS

Advisory Conciliation and Arbitration Services

Phone : 0300 123 1100 ( Mon – Friday 8-6)

www.acas.org.uk

Race Discrimination

Kingston Race and Equality Council ( KREC)

020 8547 2332

enquiries@kingstonrec.org

Older Person’s support

Staywell

020 8408 8170

admin@staywellservices.org.uk

Safeguarding services

Adults services-020 8547 5005

Children’s services – 020 8770 5000 (out of hours)

General number  020 8547 5008

adults@rbk.kingston.gov.uk

Find a solicitor

www.lawsociety.org.uk

Debt

www.stepchange.org – 0800 138 1111

National debtline- 0808 808 4000