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Community Advice & Support Scheme (CASS)

Community Advice & Support Scheme is a charity based in Whitechapel which provides practical assistance for disabled and elderly clients. 

Practical activities include:

  • Environmental jobs such as mowing lawns, planting flowers and general cleaning of the environment. Car washing and cleaning.
  • Help with painting and decorating, minor repairs, DIY, removals (home, office and domestic) and recycling.

There is a charge for these services but the costs are subsidised.

  • Help with form filling such as benefit application forms and other types of advice, both of which incur a small charge.

  • Telephone and face-to-face advice on welfare benefits, housing, debt, social services and disabled access requirement. Clients are signposted to other organisations where we are unable to assist them.

 

 

Address:
15 Selby Street, London, E1 5BX
Telephone:
020 3538 4418
Who is it for:
elderly or disabled people
Disabled access:
Yes
How to apply:
By phone or email
Buses:
D3
Train/tube:
Whitechapel (tube or London Overground)
Sector:
Public

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