Citizens Advice Lewisham

is a registered charity affiliated with the Citizens Advice network,  offering the people of Lewisham, especially the most vulnerable, the advice and support they need on a range of issues including:

We are committed to providing a free, open and accessible service for Lewisham residents. 


Take part in housing research

Citizens Advice Lewisham has partnered with a team of researchers to look into how overcrowding and unsuitable housing affects Lewisham residents. 

Click on the link below to learn more about our research and participate. 

Get in touch

Our Leemore office does not provide an in person drop-in. To reach us please use one of the following options:

Call our Enquiryline on 0800 231 5453 (freephone)

Our lines are open:
Monday to Thursday: 9 30am-12.30pm & 1.30pm-5pm


Clyde Family Centre:
9am-12pm ->Pre booked appointments only
1pm - 5pm, drop in
Wednesday 12pm - 2pm, drop in
Forest Hill:
Thursday 12pm - 2pm , drop in

Self-Help tools

Click to use our Self-Help tools and get information 24/7

At these critical times we see a very high demand for our services. As an independent charity, we rely on donations, so please visit our fundraising page for more information on how you can support us. 


All donations, small or large, will go a long way towards direct support for people in hardship or increasing our capacity to train volunteers and deliver more advice.


Volunteer with us

Do you want to make a positive impact in the community? You can become part of the amazing volunteer effort here at CAL

Help to Claim

Our Impact

Lewisham Residents
1 K
Generated in financial
outcomes for clients
£ 1 M
Site Visits
1 K


Our Self-Help Portal empowers you with the tools and resources to manage the most frequently raised issues


Our local webchat service is coming soon, but you can still access the national Citizen’s Advice webchat by clicking the button below.
Twitter feed is not available at the moment.

Support us

Don’t forget – you can now raise extra funds for Citizens Advice Lewisham by using #easyfundraising! Over 7,000 brands including eBay, Just Eat and M&S will donate to us every time you shop with them. It’s a free and easy way to support us while doing your everyday online shopping. Sign up now

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Would you like to hear from us?

Subscribe to receive regular advice updates, invitations to resident discussion meetings or advice first aid training sessions organised by Citizens Advice Lewisham. 

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