London Irish Centre: Information and Advice

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Did you know that the London Irish Centre provides specialist accredited information and advice on a wide range of welfare issues to the Irish Community?

The LIC also provides support to people who are in crisis or need logistical help. They offer advice in the following areas:

  • welfare benefits;
  • housing;
  • obtaining Irish birth certificates and passports;
  • returning to Ireland;
  • moving to London;
  • applying for a National Insurance Number;
  • opening a bank account;
  • Irish & UK pension advice.

They also have two types of hardship grants available for those who are struggling or in crisis.

For full details on any of the above issues, including The Benevolent Society of St. Patrick grant, and the Irish Youth Foundation grant contact them at: or call 0207 916 2222.