Hello, we are Z2K

We believe that no individual in the UK should be living in poverty and that adequate, stable income and housing are crucial to creating a more equal society where everyone can have a stable and dignified life. We work with Londoners experiencing benefits or housing issues and campaign for social security and housing systems that work for all.

On Tuesday 18th June 2024 Z2K staff and trustees are walking 10k as part of this year’s London Legal Walk to raise vital funds for our free advice and support services for low-income Londoners facing poverty and homelessness.  

Please donate what you can afford in support of access to justice:

The unseen crisis

No one chooses to live in poverty, yet 1 in 4 people now do so in the UK. For those we help, poverty means being unable to pay their rent, bills and even sometimes food. They face insecurity and uncertainty, and many struggle daily to make enough money to survive. It doesn’t need to be this way. 

Z2K works with Londoners experiencing complex benefits and/or housing issues causing financial hardship and crisis. We use evidence from this to influence policy and system change at a national level.

* Since making this video, poverty rates have increased to 14.4 million, 4.2 million of which are children [JRF, 2024].

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Issues we help with

“I am now able to rely on a more stable income stream thanks to Z2K.”

Our impact in 2023

individuals supported with their social security & housing issues
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in current & future year financial benefit for our clients
£ 360000
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Support us

Every one of our volunteers, staff and supporters is vital to our success at enabling people to move out of poverty. Find out how you can get involved.

"Without Z2K I don’t know where my family and I would be sleeping right now"

Our campaigns

Using evidence from our casework to campaign for change nationally
See our campaigns

Our policy work

Bridging the gap between clients and policy makers
See our policy work

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