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Support Toynbee Hall in the Big Give!

All donations to our youth programme will be DOUBLED through the Big Give Christmas Challenge, midday 3rd December – midday 10th December. Click here to visit our Big Give page!

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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

Community Change Makers

Community Change Makers

On Friday 22nd November, we were joined by Year 10 and 11 students from Oaklands School who shared their ideas for change as part of the Community Change Makers project.

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Take part in our research on Basic Bank Accounts and get £20 in cash

Take part in our research on Basic Bank Accounts and get £20 in cash

If you have a Basic bank account (the bank account with a debit card but no credit card, no overdraft and no interest or charges) then we’d like to speak[…]

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Community Safety Research Group workshop

Researching with and alongside the community: Participatory Action Research (PAR) in action

By Farjana Karim. At Toynbee Hall we try to ensure that people and communities have the biggest say in shaping the services we provide, and also the issues we research[…]

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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 Saturday of each month.

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

How to find us