Wandsworth Libraries

Advice and Guidance

How can we support you?

From mindfulness sessions to warm spaces to help ease the pressure of the cost of living crisis, we're here to support you.

Support groups

Warm spaces

Financial advice

Citizen's Advice Bureau sessions

The Citizen's Advice Bureau run sessions at libraries throughout Wandsworth, offering advice on a range of issues from legal and financial worries to healthcare.

Cost of living support

Seek guidance on managing finances amid rising living costs, with expert advice available in a supportive environment.

Debt and money

Get help and support with benefits, debt, banking, pensions and budgeting at CAB's money matters sessions. 

Social care

Get support on legal issues around contact with children, disputes within families, domestic violence and disputes with Social Care during a bookable CAB session.

Careers advice in Wandsworth

From employment training to career support and CV writing, you'll find sessions to answer questions about work and getting a new job at Wandsworth libraries.

Job Centre Plus

Jobcentre Plus provides a range of services to link jobseekers to employers and help with claiming benefits. By appointment only.

National Career Service

 Book an appointment with the National Careers Service for advice on identifying your skills and strengths and applying for roles. 

COBRA Resources

As a library member, you can access The Complete Business Reference Adviser (COBRA) website, full of tips on how to start and run a business.

"I can't express enough how thankful I am for the new parent library support group. It's been a lifesaver during this exciting yet challenging time. Connecting with other parents, sharing experiences, and getting expert advice right at the library has made the journey into parenthood feel less overwhelming."

Abigail Watson 
Library member
"I've gotta give a shoutout to our local library for the awesome career support! They've got everything from resume workshops to one-on-one chats that have seriously helped me navigate the job scene."

David Smith
Library member