General help and advice
For general information on everything from benefits to education, finding a place to live to rights for disabled people, Gov.uk (formerly Direct Gov) is a great place to start. The Citizens Advice Bureau also has a very good and easy to follow website.
Safety in the home
RoSPA gives useful information about how to stay safe at home. It covers topics such as fire and gas safety and much more.
For information on gas safety or to check if an engineer is on the gas safety register, visit Gas Safe Register.
The London Fire Brigade gives specialist fire safety advice and a free guide. Visit London Fire Brigade.
Debt and managing money
If you fall into debt or have problems managing your money, the Citizens Advice Bureau has some useful tips.
For debt issues, the National Debt Helpline offers advice via telephone or email.
For tips on saving money, news on shopping discounts, and how to handle banks, try the Money Saving Expert website.
If you own your own home, the Leaseholder Advisory Service provides free advice on the law affecting leasehold properties.
Click here for links to local boroughs.