You can get free advice from:

Ipswich Housing Action Group

Local information and advice about housing and debt.

National Debtline

Confidential and independent advice for dealing with debt.

General advice

Citizens Advice Bureaux

Information and advice about housing, benefits, money, debt, legal and other problems.

You can get information and the contact details for your local Citizens Advice Bureau from the Advice Guide website.

Housing advice

Age UK Suffolk Advice for older people including benefits and housing.
Ipswich Housing Action Group Local information and advice about housing and debt.
Shelter A national organisation with information about housing problems.

Local Authority Housing Advice

Ipswich Borough Council, Housing Advice Services In person:
One-Ipswich Customer Services Centre,
Town Hall,
Town Centre,
Ipswich 

In writing: Grafton House,
15-17 Russell Road,
Ipswich,
IP1 2DE

 

Telephone: 01473 433239

Suffolk Coastal District Council Melton Hill, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1AU 

Telephone: 01394 383789

Mid Suffolk District Council 131 High Street, Needham Market, Suffolk, IP6 8DL 

Telephone: 01449 720711

Babergh District Council Corks Lane, Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 6SJ 

Telephone: 01473 822801

Local Solicitors

Kerseys Legal help with housing problems if you are legally aidable. 

Anthony Wooding & Ross Burkitt
32 Lloyds Avenue, Ipswich, IP1 3HD

Telephone: 01473 213311

Debt and Money Advice

Ipswich & Suffolk Credit Union Local help with savings and with affordable loans.
Payplan Information and advice about debt.
Step Change Information and advice about debt.
TaxAid Information about tax, including tax debt.

Benefits and Tax Credits Advice

Age UK Suffolk Advice for older people including benefits and housing.
Disabled Advice Bureau 19 Tower Street, Ipswich, SuffolkTelephone: 01473 217313
Disability Advice Service Cedar House, Pytches Road, Woodbridge, IP12 1EPTelephone: 01394 387070

Other Sources of Help

Community Legal Advice Legal advice if you are eligible for legal aid.
Disability Rights UK May be able to offer advice regarding Disability Benefits.
Ipswich Community Resource Centre 16 Old Foundry Road, Ipswich, IP4 2ASTelephone: 01473 433 245
Refugee Council Help for asylum seekers and refugees.
Women’s Aid Help for women at risk of domestic violence.