Our Fitzrovia Advice Service will open again this month

From Monday 18 January 2021 our housing and welfare advice service will again be open for all residents of Fitzrovia, the City of Westminster and the London Borough of Camden. Advice is available in English, Bengali, Sylheti, Urdu and Hindi. You can contact us by telephone or email about private and social housing problems, housing …

The change from incapacity benefit to Employment Support Allowance has meant an increase in our caseload

Despite what people may have heard about the new welfare reforms being delayed by computer problems, the government has brought in most of the new restrictions plus a vicious sanctioning regime well in advance.  The change from incapacity benefit to 'Employment Support Allowance' for many long-term sick and disabled and has meant an increase in …

We are working together with other organisations to tackle ‘system failure’

The Fitzrovia Neighbourhood Association (FNA) has joined with several other local advice agencies to continue to offer free advice to Westminster residents in the wake of a 100 percent cut in our grant for advice by Westminster City Council. One initiative is the ‘Reform Advice in Westminster Project’, funded from the Cabinet Office and administered …