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Advice and Support in Hackney

Greater London

Places for People have a variety of resources to provide as much help and support as possible to our customers through the cost-of-living and other issues.

Support from Places for People

The Money Advice Team and Financial Inclusion Team  offer the following support: 

  • maximising income through benefit take-up 
  • help with budgeting 
  • applying for funding and grants 
  • signposting to specialist support services e.g. debt or local welfare support
  • benefit queries like Universal Credit or Housing Benefit 
  • financial hardship

Money Advice Team: 01772 666 446 
Customer Accounts Team:  01772 666 444 

Information and advice regarding home energy from Places for People

Staff can fill in a referral form if you believe you could benefit from additional support, please get in touch.

Hackney Council have webpage dedicated to cost-of-living support and financial advice: 

Help with the rising cost of living | Hackney Council

Universal Credit explained | Hackney Council

Citizens Advice East End – Free, confidential advice from Citizens Advice (

Support from other organisations:

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