DUE TO THE RISK OF CORONA VIRUS CONTAMINATION,
OUR OFFICES ARE CURRENTLY CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC
At present we are asking all clients to contact us by letter, telephone or email.
If you are an existing client:
You will have a phone number and email address for your caseworker.
Please contact them directly as they will be able to access their phone, voicemail and emails. Alternatively use .
Any documents you want to hand in can be posted through our letter box. They will be scanned and forwarded on to your caseworker on the next working day.
If you have a new enquiry:
We ask you to call our adviceline 020 8854 8848 at the times at which it is open:
Tuesday 10am - 1pm for Benefit or Employment enquiries.
Please do not call the adviceline outside these hours.
Or email us at .
Unfortunately, we are not currently able to provide our Monday morning Employment Drop-In Advice service or Thursday Immigration Telephone Advice Line.
Plumstead Law Centre has moved and now shares the offices of Greenwich Housing Rights
at 36 Wellington Street, Woolwich, SE18 6PE
Please do not attend outside the designated drop in times, except by appointment or arrangement, as space is very limited.
We are unable to take telephone queries outside the immigration telephone advice session on Thursday mornings During the telephone advice session we will only provide one-off advice and signposting as we have no capacity to take on new clients on a full assistance basis. at present. If you need assistance as well as advice, please therefore, do not telephone the advice session but instead contact one of the following:
Other free advice services you may wish to try are accessible via the following links:
Please note that all agencies which provide free immigration advice and assistance are currently experiencing extremely high demand , so you may need to consider paying a solicitor to assist you.
For a list of law firms practising immigration law visit the Law Society ‘Find a Solicitor’ page: Enter ‘Immigration and changing countries’ and your postcode.
Welfare Rights Enquiries
For general benefits enquiries we suggest contacting Greenwich Citizens Advice Bureau on 0300 3309 096 on
Mondays 11.00 - 15:30
Tuesdays 10.00 - 13.00 & 14:00 - 16:00
Wednesdays 14:00 - 16:00
Thursdays 15:00 - 17:00
Fridays: 10.00 - 15.30
further details of their services including drop in times and e.mail enquiries can be found at
or Greenwich Welfare Rights Unit on 020 8921 6375 details of their service can be found at
We provide a free service to our clients and do not charge any fees. We have a variety of funders, including the following:
All donations are welcome, especially during these difficult times, with Legal Aid having been abolished in 2013 for the majority of Social Welfare Law.
You can donate to use on our GoFundMe account: https://www.gofundme.com/pclc-org-uk?rcid=96c2dda14dd84a199aac1edade1df6e5.
Alternatively, please email for other details on how to donate.