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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

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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

We're recruiting for two new peer reseach groups

Toynbee Hall to launch two new peer-led research projects

We’re recruiting two groups of local people to lead on two new research projects.

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The legacy of ex-FLAC volunteer John Clark

An ex-volunteer at the Free Legal Advice Centre (FLAC) has left his mark on Toynbee Hall with a gift in his will of £25,000. John Clark, who dedicated a quarter[…]

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Community Money Mentors share their experiences with money with Mark Carney, Governor of the Bank of England

Mark Carney discusses challenges around money with Community Money Mentors

At Toynbee Hall, we believe in the importance of putting real lived experiences into the heart of our services and sharing that experience with decision makers. Yesterday, we welcomed Mark[…]

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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 exhibtion 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.

Unfortunately, we will not be open on Sunday 17th as a result of scheduled building works.

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

How to find us