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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 with, for example, environmental jobs such as mowing lawns, planting flowers and general cleaning of the environment. They also offer help with painting and decorating, minor repairs, DIY, removals and recycling. There is a charge for these services but the costs are subsidised.

They can also offer help with form filling assistance such as benefit application forms and other types of advice, both of which incur  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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Advocacy services offer support to vulnerable older people, people with physical/learning disabilities and/or sensory impairments. These services will support people to: ¦Speak out for themselves ¦Make sure their rights are respected ¦Express what they want ¦Represent their interests ¦Help them get the services they need Their underpinning principles are to promote social inclusion, equality and social justice