One of the most important steps towards getting to wherever it is you want to go is having the right information on hand. That’s why we offer advice, information and guidance from expert, trained advisers as part of our core services to the community.
Our staff and our dedicated volunteers, provide extensive support for clients with issues around welfare benefits, tax credits and universal credit
Providing every little help in understanding how the latest government policy changes are going to impact you and your family
Helping you to decide what steps you need to take to secure your future ambitions, by providing the advice you need, at the time you need it - which is crucial to a successful outcome
We can help you to increase personal and family income by supporting you to access the welfare you are entitled to. We take into account your needs, challenges and aspirations and work with you to reach a positive conclusion.
We support people to overcome the challenges they face, make informed decisions and move towards a more stable and secure future. We are creating communities that are ready, knowledgeable and able to identify and overcome barriers.
Our staff will give impartial and confidential help with benefits and welfare to people living, working or studying in Newham.
The Direct Gov website has a benefits section that contains information on all the types of benefits and criteria for eligibility.
Turn2us have produced an online benefits calculator tool to help you check your entitlement for certain benefits.
We provide food bank vouchers to Newham residents and signpost on to Newham distribution centres. To receive a voucher, please come to Skills Enterprise, Bonny Downs Church, Monday from 10am - 11am for assessment to receive a Food Bank voucher.