Advice lines

Whilst our office is closed, you can call our advice lines to speak to a solicitor or caseworker.
You can call 020 8638 7429 during the following times:
Immigration & Asylum | Monday 10 – 12pm
Employment | Monday 2 – 4pm
Welfare Benefits | Tuesday 1 – 3pm
Housing | Thursday 10 – 12pm
Crime | Thursday 1 – 3pm

Employment

If you would like advice and support from our employment team please complete our online form.

The following link contains up to date information on furlough, safe working, sick pay, shielding, home working and other COVID related matters:  Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for employers and employees | Acas

You can find general guidance from the folowing sources:
ACAS
Gov.uk
Citizens Advice
GLA Employment Rights Hub
Employment rights videos in 12 languages

Benefits

If you’ve been affected by coronavirus, you might be able to claim benefits or get more money on your current benefits.
If you need welfare benefits advice  please call on 020 8969 7473, email info@nklc.org.uk

Up to date information about benefits and Coronavirus is available below.
What to do if you are already getting benefits: Gov.uk and Citizens Advice
What benefits you can get: Citizens Advice

Housing

For information relating to how Coronavirus may affect your housing, please see the Shelter website. 
You can also contact us on the advice line listed at the top of this page if you have an issue with your housing.

Immigration

The government has released advice for visa applicants and temporary residents. You can find this on the gov.uk website here.
You can also contact us on the advice line listed at the top of this page if you have an immigration or asylum issue.

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