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ADVICE

Toynbee Hall provides free and expert advice on debt and money problems, legal issues and a wide range of other concerns .

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WELLBEING

Our Wellbeing Centre runs a schedule of health and social activities for older people in Tower Hamlets and the City

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LEARNING

  Our learning programmes for people across London offer money management training and heritage projects for schools

Find a project

We work to tackle the causes and impacts of poverty on people and communities, here in East London, and further afield.

Based in the East End since 1884, we offer high quality, timely services, informed and shaped by the people and communities we work with.

About our work

Of legal advice centre clients feel empowered to exercise their legal rights

PEOPLE HELPED WITH DEBT PROBLEMS THROUGH OUR PARTNERSHIPS

people supported with their finances by our community money mentors

HEALTH RELATED activities in our wellbeing centre last year

Latest news and blogs

Your Community, Your Celebration Friday 28th December 10am – 3pm

Everyone is welcome, bring your friends, family members, and knock on a neighbour’s door if you think they are lonely…. Friday 28th December 10am – 3pm Toynbee Hall Wellbeing Centre,[…]

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We raised an amazing £23,435.25 towards our youth projects

2018 Big Give Christmas Challenge target smashed

We are absolutely thrilled to have raised an amazing £23,435 during the 2018 Big Give Christmas Challenge, a week-long challenge that allows every donation given towards our youth projects to[…]

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Housing forum at Toynbee Hall 15th December

Our Homes and Communities: Housing forum on Saturday 15th December

Come meet some of the leading community groups and organisations that campaign for affordable housing, for the rights of private and social tenants, against the privatisation of social housing and[…]

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Other aspects of our work

Youth projects

We’ve worked with young people in our local community for over 100 years, working  in a range of  innovative new ways

to improve wellbeing and develop new skills.

Research

Research and Evaluation have been part of our identity since we were founded in 1884. Our research focuses on issues related to poverty, social and financial inclusion and wellbeing.

Financial health

Through the Financial Health Exchange, we work to improve the financial health of people in the UK. we help policy makers and practitioners create more financially inclusive environments.

Venue hire

Our venues

Our Grade II listed building is now available to hire. Our historic building has been a hub for social action since 1884 and could be the perfect venue for your event.

More about our venues
Heritage

Our new, permanent exhibition is now open

A new, free exhibtion located in the renovated Toynbee Hall building is now open to the public every weekday between 11am and 3pm and on the 3rd weekend of every month.

Toynbee Hall: a powerhouse for social change tells the stories of social action form the world’s first university settlement. How to find us