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Get advice in Northern Ireland

There are lots of different organisations who can offer help and advice with a problem:

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Advice NI advice centres
Advice NI is a network of independent advice centres in Northern Ireland. Some give general information and advice on a range of subjects whilst others specialise in one or more area of law. Find out if there is an Advice NI advice centre near you by visiting their website (see 'links to other websites' on the right) or calling 028 9064 5919.

Citizens Advice Bureaux (CABx) Northern Ireland
Citizens Advice Bureaux help people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free information and advice. You can find your local CAB by visiting their website (see 'links to other websites' on the right) or looking under ‘Citizens Advice Bureaux’ in The Phone Book.

Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
The Commission is an independent public body. It provides information, guidance and assistance on equality and discrimination issues. If you need information about your rights or you think you have been discriminated against, discrimination advice officers are available to offer free confidential advice and assistance. You can contact the Commission by calling 028 90 890 890.

Law Centres
Law Centres are staffed by both solicitors and other workers who specialise in legal problems. They offer a free service. Law Centres usually only help people who live or work in their area. You can find out whether there is a Law Centre near you by visiting their website (see 'links to other websites').

Law Society of Northern Ireland
The Law Society of Northern Ireland can give you details of solicitors or firms in Northern Ireland:
Telephone: 028 90 231614
See link to Law Society of Northern Ireland website on the right.

Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission
The commission funds solicitors and advisers to provide legal aid. You can search for a legal aid lawyer on their website - see 'links to other websites'.

March 2010

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Need help with a problem? Find advice services and solicitors near you who can help you solve your problem. Many people are able to get free help and advice.

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