Supports young Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender 16-25 year olds who are made homeless or living in a hostile environment.
Non-profit website that publishes information on a whole range of legal rights.
Acas is a government organisation that provides independent general advice on employment rights.
Website with Employment Factsheets published by Citizens Advice.
The Bar Pro Bono Unit is a charity which helps people to find pro bono (free) legal assistance from volunteer barristers.
BID is a charity that exists to challenge immigration detention in the UK. BID works with asylum seekers and migrants in removal centres and prisons to secure their release from detention.
The BAILII website gives free access to UK statute and case law and other legal information.
Law firm based in Hackney specialising in capacity, community care and mental health law.
The leading charity campaigning for a better deal for low-income families and children. Primarily for advisers in this field but has some useful information e.g. on tax credits and benefits.
Find your local Citizens Advice Bureau.
CHOICE IN HACKNEY is a voluntary organisation, which provides Advocacy and Independent Living Services to disabled people in London.
Search the directory to find solicitors and other organisations that specialise in particular categories of law.
A not-for-profit business set up to empower consumers through education in the areas of credit, loans, insurance, debt and personal finance.
A counselling support network, enabling those in distress to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. The Counselling Directory is a free and confidential service.
Local councillors representing Hackney’s De Beauvoir ward.
Government website for information on all aspects of benefits and credits, national insurance and pensions.
Member of Parliament for Hackney North and Stoke Newington.
Information and support fotr Hackney renters in the private sector.
Government website with information about employment rights.
Provides high quality specialist legal advice to disabled people, their families and carers.
This includes information about the CAB offices in Hackney.
Website that publishes some free employment law information.
Court that deals with appeals against decisions of the Employment Tribunal.
Search for lawyers who specialise in employment law.
Information about Employment Tribunals.
Government body provides information and advice on discrimination on grounds of sex, race, disability, religion and belief, sexual orientation and age, as well as on human rights issues.
Charity that provides free Tribunal representation in certain types of cases.
A third sector lawyer writes about what makes him mad, sad, and happy to be human.
The main anti-cuts alliance in Hackney, campaigning against cuts in services, and job losses in the borough.
Celebrates the contribution of the many people who have come to Hackney for safety and are part of the community.
Hackney’s free independent newspaper.
The website of the London Borough of Hackney.
Hackney local newspaper.
Campaigning lawyers group.
Supporting voluntary and community organisations in Hackney.
Hackney Playbus is a mobile play project for young children. We run out service from a brightly painted double decker bus, fully converted for early years play.
The HSE website contains useful information about workers’ rights.
The HMRC website contains useful information about the national minimum wage and other tax and employment issues.
Organising solicitors and barristers who specialise in housing law.
Organising solicitors and barristers who specialise in immigration law.
JCWI is an independent national voluntary organisation which provides free advice on immigration, refugee or nationality issues.
Works with migrant domestic workers in the UK.
Lasa is a social welfare law and tech charity. it supports organisations in their use of technology and the delivery of social welfare law advice in disadvantaged communities.
The LCN is the umbrella body for Law Centres. You can search for a Law Centre by geographical location on its website.
Search for a solicitor using the Law Society’s directory.
The webpage for the campaigning organisation LAG.
The website of the Legal Aid Agency.
Campaigning charity that provides advice on human rights and civil liberties issues.
Member of Parliament for Hackney South and Shoreditch.
Supporting the one in four people who will experience a mental health difficulty at least once in their lifetime.
The website of the Ministry of Justice.
Free & impartial money advice, set up by government.
Houses the national clearing houses for legal pro bono work delivered in England and Wales.
Helping communities fight racism, discrimination and injustice since 1980.
A counselling, therapy, advocacy, advice and information service for young people aged between 11 and 25 who live, work or study in Hackney.
Search for this government website for UK statutes and statutory instruments.
PACE is the LGBT+ mental health charity promoting the emotional well-being of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans community.
Pilotlight helps local charities and social enterprises to tackle social disadvantage in the UK.
Charity providing advice and support to whistleblowers.
A charity to empower refugees and asylum seekers in the London region, particularly those with mental health issues, to gain equal access to health and other essential services.
Social Enterprise and publisher of ‘One in Four’ magazine, the lifestyle, health and mental well being magazine for people with mental health difficulties.
For housing advice and help with homelessness.
Team Hackney is Hackney’s local strategic partnership bringing together the key people in the public, private, community and voluntary sectors.
The UK’s national trade union centre.
Local Hackney solicitors’ firm with an expertise in family law issues and other areas.