Event date: 03/05/2017
News date: 21 Apr
Whatever you want to do, concerns you have or support you need, there are a wealth of organisations and charities that can help. Have a look at what's available here.
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If you need help dealing with a legal matter, but can't afford to appoint a solicitor or barrister, you may be eligible to receive Legal Aid.
Legal Aid can:
If you have been arrested and held at a police station, a police custody officer will help you to get access to Legal Aid.
Under all other circumstances, you have to apply for Legal Aid and show that you qualify to receive it.
You may also find it useful to look at our page on Obtaining legal advice
If you need help with a legal problem and aren't eligible to apply for Legal Aid, you may be able to get legal advice and help from one of the following orgnanisations:-
Law Centres Network
You could also consult a solicitor, though you will probably have to pay for this service.
If you would like to receive independent advice on legal issues, benefits, housing, accessing care and support, your rights as a carer,and a range of other issues, then you can contact the Westminster Advice Services Partnership (WASP).
Advice Westminster offer a free online and email advice service for Westminster residents, allowing users to access advice and information on all areas of social welfare law including welfare benefits and tax credits, employment and consumer rights, income maximisation, housing and homelessness, debt and financial capability, and more.They also offer a service offering support to people in making complaints about the way in which other services have been administered.