Greenwich Housing Rights

Greenwich Housing Rights

Charity information

Greenwich Housing Rights

Free legal advice and assistance on housing and related issues to residents of Greenwich and the surrounding areas. Social policy work, campaigning and training on housing and related legal issues.

Founded 1983

  • Mission statement

    To relieve poverty, reduce homelessness and social exclusion and improve the lives of residents in Greenwich and the surrounding areas through the provision of high quality, free and independent legal advice and by undertaking social policy work, campaigning and training.

  • Aims

    Greenwich Housing Rights aims to:

    • To ensure that all residents facing possession proceedings have access to free, high quality and independent legal advice and representation through the provision of duty advocacy schemes.
    • To tackle systemic failures, improve the provision of housing and related services and promote access to justice through social policy work, campaigning and the provision of training and consultancy.
    • To supplement our free, independent and quality assured services through the use of volunteers and to provide training and support to ensure those volunteers gain transferable skills and experience.
    • To reduce homelessness and social exclusion and improve the lives of residents in Greenwich and the surrounding areas through the provision of free and independent legal advice and assistance.
  • Overview

    Established: September 1983

    Registered Charity Number: 1089705

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 4

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 21

    Phone number: 020 8854 8848

    Address: 36 Wellington Street Woolwich London SE18 6PF

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