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Portsmouth Community Legal Advice Centre

Map 1-3a London Road,
Portsmouth, PO2 0BQ 
023 9265 6300

Potrsmouth Gurkha Free Legal Advice Centre

What we do


What sort of problems can you help me with?

We can help you with many problems. Here are just a few examples of how we can help you:

Family issues

  • contact/residence - children
  • domestic violence
  • relationship breakdown


  • occupation orders
  • disrepair/poor housing conditions
  • rent or mortgage arrears
  • threatened loss of your home


  • discrimination
  • unfair dismissal


  • disability benefits – appeals/tribunals
  • housing benefit problems
  • welfare benefit & tax credit problems


  • help with dealing with your debts
  • harassment from creditors

Community Care

  • carers rights and needs
  • services for children


  • help at court
  • consumer issues 


I have a problem.  What should I do?

Please visit us. An adviser will listen to your problem to see how the Centre can help you.

The adviser may be able to help you resolve the problem straight away.

If your problem is complex, you may need some ongoing specialist legal advice. The adviser will make an appointment for you with someone at the Centre who has specialist knowledge and who will help you throughout your case.

We will always try to help you resolve your problems as quickly as possible.

Live outside Portsmouth?

Gurkha Free Legal Advice can help you via our telephone helpline and website

Opening hours

  • Mon 9am - 5pm
  • Tue 9am - 5pm
  • Wed 9am - 5pm
  • Thu 10.30 - 8pm
  • Fri 9am - 5pm

For advice outside these hours please call our national telephone helpline

08001 225 6653


Citizens Advice Bureau