Other help

Other places that provide grants for individuals

Local help

Lady Gould’s Charity provides grant to individuals who live in Highgate and parts of N19.
www.ladygouldscharity.org

Sir John Cass’s Foundation provides grants towards the cost of education.
www.sirjohncass.org

National help

Family Action provide welfare grants to individuals
www.family-action.org.uk

Turn2us provides details of grant giving charities across the UK.
www.turn2us.org.uk

Guide Star is a database of all the charities in the UK, including all those that award grants to individuals.
www.guidestar.org.uk

Local services for carers

Islington Carers Hub provides advice, information and services for carers.
http://islingtoncarershub.org/

Information and advice

Local help

Citizens Advice provides information on a range of areas such as immigration, housing, employment and consumer law.
www.adviceguide.org.uk

The Department of Work and Pensions provides information about welfare benefits and the Social Fund. www.direct.gov.uk

Islington Law Centre provides advice and information about a range of issues including legal rights, housing, welfare benefits and debt.
www.islingtonlawcentre.org.uk

For details of the three Advice Projects run by Islington Law Centre, see the Advice Services section of our website.

Islington Peoples Rights provides advice and information about welfare rights and debt.
www.ipradvice.org.uk

Mary Ward Legal Centre provides advice and information about legal rights and debt.
www.marywardlegal.org.uk

National help

National Debt Line provides free and independent advice on debts and money problems.
www.nationaldebtline.org

The Consumer Credit Counselling Service offers help and advice with money problems, including an online counselling service.
www.cccs.co.uk