Welfare Benefits and Housing Advice

When you find the right support, dealing with welfare issues doesn’t seem quite so difficult.

Provided by the Arhag Housing Association, our welfare benefits and housing advice service helps you gain access to any benefits you may be entitled to.


This service is for Black Minority Ethnic Women and girls, Migrant and Refugees

Locations available

  • London

Service Details

Welfare benefits advice

  • Completing benefits application forms
  • Benefits checks and better- off calculation when looking for work
  • Universal credit housing cost, and digital support
  • Benefits appeals and revision
  • Short term benefits advances and income maximization
  • Disability benefits and work capability assessment -ESA, PIP , DLA, AA
  • Housing benefits and council tax support

Housing advice and referrals

  • Rent arrears and possession notice
  • Housing benefits overpayment disputes
  • Applying for discretionary Housing Payment
  • Welfare reform and bedroom tax
  • Homelessness and housing options referral
  • Money and Debts advice and getting help with priority bills

Money and Debts advice and getting help with priority bills

  • Food bank support and referral
  • Fuel poverty financial inclusion and budgeting
  • Hardship grant and referral to local social services unit

Contact Details

Memuna Kargbo

Housing & Welfare Benefits Advisor

The People's place

80-92 High Street, Stratford, London, E15 2NE

0800 3890 405

What facilities can I expect at the centre?

  • Friendly advice
  • Disabled access
  • Language support

This service is provided by Arhag Housing Association.

Locations available

  • London