Islington Law Centre, Islington People’s Rights, and Islington Citizens’ Advice Bureau held this FREE conference and training, celebrating the achievements of the Advising Islington Together project.
The Conference included both speakers and workshops covering key issues and developments for the Islington Advice Sector including; welfare benefits, debt, employment, immigration, and much more.
Speakers included: Cllr Richard Watts, Leader of Islington Council; Steve Hynes, Director, Legal Action Group (LAG); Anna Fraser, from the England Illegal Money Lending Team; Megan Jarvie, London Campaign Co-ordinator, CPAG
The evening reception was also the launch event for the report ‘It’s no fun being on benefits: A study into experiences of Welfare Reform in Islington” developed by Every Voice and Islington Community Network, supported by Advising Islington Together.
We were pleased that over 100 of you joined us at Islington Assembly Hall to learn more about the current welfare reforms and other key advice issues.
Islington Advice Alliance brings together Islington Citizens’ Advice Bureau, Islington People’s Rights and Islington Law Centre, working together to support the local community.
The Advising Islington Together project, was funded via the Big Lottery’s Advice Services Transition Fund (ASTF) and set up to assist advice agencies to meet the needs of clients in new ways.