OTHER ORGANISATIONS

Here is a list of other organisations that can offer advice and support on a range of different topics. Most of the organisations are based in or around Brent. Please contact them directly if you require assistance.

 

DEBT ADVICE: FACE TO FACE

Christians Against Poverty

https://capuk.org

This charity provides free face to face debt advice at your home. Call 0800 328 0006

to arrange an appointment. Lines are open from 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

Sherriff Centre Debt Advice

www.thesherriffcentre.co.uk/debt-advice/

St James Church, Sheriff Road, London, NW6 2AP

Based in West Hampstead. To book a free appointment call 0207 624

8880 and leave a message or email debtadvice@sherriffcentre.co.uk.

Citizen’s Advice Brent

www.brentcab.co.uk

270-272 High Road, Willesden, NW10 2EY

You can drop-in at Citizen’s Advice Brent between 10am and 4pm on Mondays,

Thursdays and Fridays or Tuesdays between 1pm and 7pm (5pm to 7pm is reserved

for those working in the day). Alternatively you can ring 0208 438 1249.

DEBT ADVICE: OVER THE PHONE

National DebtLine

Free debt advice over the phone

www.nationaldebtline.orgOther

0808 808 4000

StepChange

Free telephone debt advice service

www.stepchange.org

0800 138 1111

CREDIT UNIONS

Brent Mutual

www.hillingdoncu.co.uk

Brent Mutual is part of Hillingdon Credit Union and is run by Advice4Renters. It

provides low cost loans and savings accounts to anyone who works, lives or studies in Brent. Call 01895 250 958 to make an appointment or go online.

My Community Bank

http://communitybanknework.co.uk

Formerly Brent Shrine Credit Union this is now a UK-wide credit union. Make an appointment by calling 020 3 375 0221 or apply online.

FOODBANKS

Brent Foodbank (Trussell Trust)

www.brent.foodbank.org.uk/locations

Vestry Hall, Neasden Lane, London, NW10 2TS

Brent Foodbank gives out food parcels to individuals and families in emergency

situations. You need to be given a voucher by a referral agency to receive a food parcel. Please contact Trussell Trust for information about which organisations can give out vouchers. They also now provide vouchers for fuel for households that have pre-payment electricity or gas meters. You can call them on 0203 7455 972 or email 

at info@brent.foodbank.org.uk.


Sufra Foodbank

www.sufra-nwlondon.org.uk

160 Pitfield Way, Stonebridge, NW10 0PW

Sufra gives out food parcels to individuals and families in emergency situations. You need a voucher for this service. There is a full list organisations that provide vouchers on the Sufra website.

They have an Open Kitchen which provides a hot-meals service to individuals and families every Friday between 6:30pm and 9:00pm. They also sell fruit and veg boxes for £5.

BENEFITS AND HOUSING ADVICE

Citizen’s Advice Brent

www.brentcab.co.uk

270-272 High Road, Willesden, NW10 2EY

Citizen’s Advice Brent provides free expert advice on benefits, debt, housing,

immigration and more. You can drop-in at Citizen’s Advice Brent between 10am and

4pm on Mon, Thurs and Fridays or Tuesdays between 1pm and 7pm (5pm to 7pm is reserved for those working during the day). Alternatively you can ring 0208 438 1249.

Advice4Renters

www.advice4renters.org.uk

36-38 Willesden Lane, Kilburn, London, NW6 7ST

This organization provides free legal on housing issues for renters who qualify for

legal aid. For clients who do not qualify for legal aid they have a low cost service. You can call them on 020 7624 4327 between 9.30 and 4.30pm from Monday to Friday.

Harlesden Hub

www.harlesdencommunityhub.com

Harlesden Plus Library, Craven Park Road, Harlesden, NW10 8SW

Harlesden Community Hub is a drop-in service that offers advice on housing,

benefits & council tax. It is open on Wednesdays & Thursdays between 10am to 5pm.

MENTAL HEALTH

Brent Mind

www.bwwmind.org.uk

Ashford Place, Ashford Road, London, NW2 6TU

Money problems can cause serious emotional & mental distress including anxiety and depression. Brent Mind provides support to anyone living or working in Brent. Call 020 7604 5177 to find out more.

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