Benefits you may be able to claim

Where to get more advice

If you need further advice on claiming benefits you can call or visit the following advice organisations:   

Advice centres 

Age UK Newham 

655 Barking Road 
Plaistow 
London 
E13 9EX 

Tel: 020 8503 4800 
 
If you are aged 50 or over you can get Information and advice on Mondays and Wednesdays between 9am-1pm. Drop in or arrange an appointment by telephoning 020 8503 4800. You can also arrange for a home visit from an adviser. 
 
If you are aged 60 or over, you can get advice on your eligibility for benefit and help with completing claim forms from adviser with the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). You should phone Age UK Newham on 020 8503 4800 to make an appointment. 

Community Links: Barking Road 

105 Barking Road 
Canning Town 
E16 4HQ 

Tel: 020 7473 2270 

Form filling service for benefits and tax credits (except Disability Living Allowance and Personal Independence Payment) is a drop in session on Tuesday mornings from 8am. 

For more information, call 0207 473 2270. 

Community Links: Chandos East Community Hub 

90 Chandos Road 
Stratford 
E15 1TT 

Tel: 020 8555 0850 
 
Open for drop-in appointments on Monday between 12.30pm and 3pm. 
 
For further information, call 020 8555 0850. 

Community Links: Rokeby Community Hub 

63 Rokeby Street 
Stratford 
E15 3NS 

Tel: 020 8555 3125 

To book an appointment or for further information, please call 020 8555 3125. 

Community Links: Asta Community Hub 

14a Camel Road 
Silvertown 
E16 2DE 

To book an appointment or for further information, please call 020 7476 5023. 

Telephone and Internet Advice Services 

The Pension Service

If you are of state pension age, you can get advice on your eligibility for benefit and help with completing claim forms from the Pension Service’s telephone service on 0800 731 7898  or 0800 731 0469 

Civil Legal Advice 

For people who are on a low income such as benefits and want to appeal a social security tribunal's decision. Online personal advice and telephone advice. To check whether you are eligible and to ask for online advice visit the Civil Legal Advice page on .Gov.uk.  

You can call, Monday to Friday 9am to 8pm, Saturday 9am to 12.30pm on 0345 345 4345. 

Royal Association for the Deaf (RAD) 

If you are deaf, you can get information, advice and guidance (provided you are on a low income) in British sign language via RAD online, or email [email protected] or [email protected] 

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