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Welfare advice and advocacy

Arachne provides a free confidential and impartial welfare advice service to all women living in London.

We support women with issues relating to the following:

  • Welfare benefits – Information and support on eligibility, assisting with form filling and appeals.
  • Cost of living – Advice on support available locally, support with energy bills and council tax.
  • Housing – Advice on options available, applications to get on social housing waiting lists, homelessness and evictions.
  • Immigration – Information and support on applying for British, Greek, and Greek-Cypriot Citizenship, the EU settlement and Windrush schemes
  • Domestic violence – Holistic support and referral to and from specialist organisations.
  • Employment and training – Support to access services for employment, volunteering opportunities and further education.

We offer 1:1 advice by appointment only. To book an appointment please call 0207 263 6261 or email