A number of organisations can give you free advice and information, regardless of your income.
Website offering practical and easy-to-read advice and guides on a wide range of areas.
Does not offer advice directly but has a detailed list of organisations and contacts who do.
Offers free legal representation, subject to a referral by a Citizens Advice Bureau, a law centre or an MP.
- 08444 111 444 (in England)
- 08444 77 20 20 (in Wales)
- 03454 04 05 06 (in Scotland)
- 028 9023 1120 (in Northern Ireland)
Offers advice by phone or in person from every local bureau, as well as via the helplines number listed above, on a range of civil and welfare issues.
You can find your nearest law centre on their website using the postcode search function. Your local office can offer you face-to-face legal advice and some also offer a telephone advice line.
The website provides information on your rights under the Human Rights Act 1998. For advice on human and civil rights matters, call the advice line:
- 0845 123 2307 or 020 3145 0461 Monday 6.30-8.30pm, Wednesday 12.30-2.20pm, Thursday 6.30-8.30pm, Friday 2-4pm
Provides support in civil proceedings. They are based a a number of courts across the country.