Working Families

Type of service:
Advice And Information
Address:
Spaces, City Point, 1 Ropemaker Street, London EC2Y 9HT
Telephone number:
020 7153 1230
Service description:
Working Families is the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation. Working Families help children, working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work.

Working Families' free legal helpline (0300 012 0312 or email 'advice@workingfamilies.org.uk') give parents and carers advice on employment rights such as maternity and paternity leave, rights to time off in an emergency, shared parental leave and parental leave, as well as helping them to negotiate the flexible hours they want. Working Families can give basic advice on the benefits and tax credits that working parents can claim. They also give advice on maternity discrimination and pregnancy discrimination.

The Working Families website holds information for working parents and carers on their employment rights, tax credits and in-work benefits, maternity and paternity leave, flexible working options and maternity discrimination. There is also section for parents of disabled children.
Cost:
Free
Age range:
0 - 99 years
Opening hours:
Monday 17:00 - 18:00 and 12:00 - 14:00
Tuesday 12:00 - 14:00
Thursday 12:00 - 14:00
Friday 12:00 - 14:00
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • Contact service direct
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
31/08/2018