Our members work incredibly hard within their communities to offer free, life-changing support and advice to vulnerable people, usually in desperate need of help with no means to pay for advice.
We are deeply proud of the diverse, independent and innovative nature of our network of members. Each organisation uniquely connected to local people, going the extra mile daily, to make a significant difference to quality of life.
Brixton Advice Centre promotes access to justice through the provision of good quality legal advice, assistance and representation to people who would otherwise be unable to afford legal services, helping them to achieve a better quality of life.
BAC has strong links with issues around poverty and food poverty in particular, supporting Lambeth Larder and also facilitating research. They also have a habit of being a little unconventional, and enjoy working with artists and creatives on collaborations that promote their community and its wider participation whilst also raising awareness of the issues it faces.
Navigate aims to equip individuals and communities with the knowledge, skills and capabilities to overcome social isolation and financial hardship through high-quality, accessible advice services.
Navigate’s work benefits individuals and families facing financial hardship and exclusion. Their current projects cover districts in Somerset and Devon. Experienced specialist advisers offer 1:1 advice, group-support and training. The needs of clients are at the heart of what they do. Their services are designed and delivered for the needs of their clients. Every person is an individual, everyone’s circumstances are different so they tailor their approach and delivery accordingly.
Just for Kids Law supports children and young people with a unique direct casework model that helps them to overcome all the problems they face, and use evidence from our practice to campaign for wider reform.
LUU is there to support students in need of advice and guidance, from issues such as deposits, conflicts with housemates, exam results to appeal, financial worries and personal and emotional challenges.
They help students with pretty much everything, but here are some key areas they have offered support:
Brooksbank Centre & Services has been operating as an independent charity since 2008, with the aim of delivering citywide services, strengthening communities and alleviating poverty in Dundee. The charity operates from their Centre in Mid Craigie, serving the needs of the local community.
The centre enables public access to:
Brooksbank Centre & Services aim to reduce the effects of poverty and social inequalities in the communities of Mid Craigie, Linlathen and other areas within Dundee