Family and Relationship Advice

Family and relationship advice

The City Advice team can provide free advice for people in the City of London on family and relationship problems, including impartial and confidential advice on a range of issues.

Coronavirus (Covid-19) update and information

Our face-to-face advice surgeries are now closed but we are still operating a limited service by telephone and email. If you’re concerned about how your benefits might be affected by coronavirus, take a look at these guides.

Coronavirus: what it means for you

Citizens Advice

Check here if you’re concerned about paying your bills, going to work, being off sick and taking your children school or for general info.

Visit Citizens Advice and find out what this means for you

Guidance on taking your children to school

You can still take your children to school if you’re a ‘critical worker’. This means your job keeps an important service running, like the NHS, police or food deliveries. Check if you’re a critical worker.

Guidance on taking your children to school

Read the latest government information

Here you can find the full guidance from the Government on what you need to do, the support available and procedures you need to follow.


Guidance for residents

City of London

Key information for residents in the City of London or live in City of London Corporation Estate

Guidance for residents

We can help with family and relationship issues such as:

Relationship breakdowns

We can advise you on your rights and options, this could include the legal options for your finances, children and property.

Marriage, Civil partnerships and divorce issues

We can advise you on a range of marital issues Including the legal options for your finances, children and property.

Death and bereavement issues

Advice on registering a death, wills, probate and inheritance tax.

Child benefit

Advice here could include eligibility for child benefit as well as how to claim and support in making a claim.

We also help with other issues such as parenting and adoption, changes of name and power of attorney matters. For child benefit advice, you could also visit our Welfare benefits advice page for more information about how we can help.

Call the General Advice Line: 020 7392 2919 (Mon-Fri 10am – 5pm)

Complete the online form

Fill out tthis form and one of our advisors will get back to you.