Shelter Legal is a website containing a wide variety of resources for housing professionals. The good news is that the comprehensive and up-to-date housing law resources are now available for free.
The Equality and Human Rights Commission is providing a service for advisers and those who support individuals with their problems. Do you want the chance to talk through a case involving equality or human rights issues? Experts at EHRC Adviser support are here to assist, through a telephone-based second tier advice service.
Hosted by LawWorks CEO, Martin Barnes and delivered by Angus King, Solicitor at Lambeth Law Centre and Ian Peacock of Arden Chambers, this webinar covers the legal issues to address when a person applies to the local authority to be housed and the criteria set out in local allocations policies, including housing options and prevention of homelessness duties. The Webinar was hosted and facilitated by Lexis Nexis.
This fast-paced session provides tips about free and low-cost tools, apps and software. The presentation is a video from NTAP, an organisation in the US which helps the non profit sector improve client services through effective and innovative use of technology.
(Author: Mary Marvel, Head of Policy and Communications, Law for Life) Writing good legal information is hard. Finding a way of communicating what the law says so that people with limited legal knowledge can not only understand, but use it, is very tricky.
Participation in the LawWorks Clinics Network is completely free and allows access to many services such as training, resources and guidance on the practical aspects of running a legal advice clinic and the opportunity to network and exchange best practice with over 200 clinics nationally. This document outlines the support and resources available to clinics in the network.
Law for Life has worked with many organisations to provide training for intermediaries, informal advisers, or problem-noticers as to how to help the people they come into contact with deal with common legal problems.