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All of our services have now moved back to our original site at
28 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LS.

All of our services have now moved back to our original site at
28 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LS.

All of our services have now moved back to our original site at
28 Commercial Street, London, E1 6LS.

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advice
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advice
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advice
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advice
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advice
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advice
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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 offer money management training and History and Drama workshops for schools and colleges

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
In 2017/18…

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 since 2012

Attendances to our wellbeing centre activities

Latest news and blogs

Toynbee Hall offers free and impartial, expert debt advice

Our ambition: A Debt Free London

By Matt Dronfield, Head of Debt Free London A staggering 1.6 million Londoners live every day with problem debt. They might face arrears for punishingly high rent or for council[…]

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Working for a Debt Free London Report Cover - News story

Debt Free London report finds that growing and increasingly complex debt is damaging the health of Londoners

Debt Free London, a partnership of 26 advice charities across London led by Toynbee Hall, launches a new report on Tuesday 16th July which highlights the extent of problem debt[…]

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Community Research group decide to focus project on tackling anti-social behaviour

Local people decide to make tackling anti-social behaviour focus of research project

After discussion workshops and talking to 100 community members, our community research group has decided to do focus their project on anti-social behaviour. At Toynbee Hall we put local people[…]

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Other areas 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
History

Our new permanent exhibition is now open

A new, free exhibition located in our newly renovated Toynbee Hall building is now open to the public every weekday between 11am and 3pm on the third weekend of each month. (Please note, we will ONLY be open on the Saturday of  third weekend of June).

Toynbee Hall: A Powerhouse for Social Change tells the stories of social action from the world’s first university settlement.

How to find us