Self-help materials, other helpful websites/organisations

Your mental health wellbeing relies on more than just traditional healthcare services. Relationships with others, physical activity, learning and employment can all contribute to a healthy and fulfilling life. For information on a range of local services please click on the links below:

Abuse, domestic violence and crime

Newham One Stop Shop
24/7 domestic violence helpline

Tel: 0845 451 2547
Website: www.newham.gov.uk

Victim Support Newham
Tel: 0808 168 9111 / 9291 (Freephone)
Website: www.victimsupport.org.uk

Women’s Aid & Refuge
Freephone 24 hr National domestic violence helpline:
Tel: 0808 2000 247
Website: www.womensaid.org.uk
Email: helpline@womensaid.org.uk

Refuge – For Women & Children Against Domestic Violence
Website: www.nationaldomesticviolencehelpline.org.uk or www.refuge.org.uk

Rape Crisis England and Wales
Freephone helpline: 0808 8029999
Website: www.rapecrisis.org.uk
Email: support@cambridgerapecrisis.co.uk

Survivors UK
Dedicated helpline and service for men who have been sexually violated including childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual assault/ rape.

Survivors UK
Unit 1, Queen Anne Terrace
Sovereign Court
The Highway
London 1W 3HH

Helpline: 0845 122 1201 (Monday and Tuesday 7.00pm to 9.30pm, Thursday 12.00pm to 2.30pm)
Office line: 0203 5983898 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm)
Website: www.survivorsuk.org

Equality and Human Rights Commission
The EHRC promotes and monitors human rights and protects, enforces and promotes equality across the country.

Fleetbank House
2-6 Salisbury Square
London EC4Y 8JX

Telephone: 020 7832 780
Fax: 020 7832 7801
Website: www.equalityhumanrights.com

Advocacy, advice and support

Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham (MITHN)
Open House
13 Whitethorn Street
London E3 4DA

Tel: 020 7510 1081
Fax: 020 7537 7944
Email: info@mithn.org.uk
Website: www.mithn.org.uk

London Black Women’s Project (LBWP)
661 Barking Road
Plaistow
London E13 9EX

Tel: 020 8472 0528

Chinese Mental Health Association (CMHA)
Meritage Centre
Church End
Hendon
London NW4 4JT

Tel: 020 7613 1008
Fax: 020 7739 6577
Email: info@cmha.org.uk
Website: www.cmha.org.uk

University of East London (UEL) Law Clinic
Advice on landlord and tenant disputes, employment issues, consumer transactions, contractual disputes and social security.

University Square Stratford
1 Salway Road
London E15 1NF

Tel:020 8223 4048
Website: www.uel.ac.uk/lawclinic
Email: lawcentre@uel.ac.uk

Community Links
Advice on housing, debt, or benefit issues; Support finding a job from work placements to training courses, to advice.

105 Barking Road
Canning Town
London E16 4HQ

Tel: 020 7473 2270
Website: www.community-links.org

Newham Citizens Advice Bureau
1st Floor, 20 Freemasons Road
Newham
London E16 3NA

Tel: 020 8525 6377
Appointments: 020 8525 6379 on Tuesdays and Thursdays only, between 10:00am and 12:00pm
Website: www.eastendcab.org.uk/newham

Older people’s services

Age UK East London
82 Russia Lane
Bethnal Green
London, E2 9LU

Tel: 020 8981 7124
Fax: 020 8980 1546

Email: info@ageukeastlondon.org.uk
Website: www.ageuk.org.uk/eastlondon

Sexuality and LGBT

East London Out Project (ELOP)
Offers a range of social, emotional and support services to LGBT communities

56-60 Grove Road
Walthamstow
London E17 9BN

Tel: 020 8509 3898
Website: www.elop.org
Email: info@elop.org

Employment, education and training

Volunteer Network Centre Newham
Designed to help mental health service users benefit from volunteering, which will enhance their quality of life, build confidence, develop new skills and increase employment prospects.

Emmanuel Parish Church
Romford Road
Forest Gate
London E7 8BD

Tel: 020 8536 1937
Website: www.vncnewham.co.uk

Workplace
Developed to make sure local people benefit from local regeneration.

112 – 118 The Grove
Stratford
London E15 1NS

Tel: 020 3373 1101
Website: www.newhamworkplace.co.uk

ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service
Help and advice for employers and employees.

Tel: 08457 47 47 47
Website: www.acas.org.uk

Housing and homelessness support

East Living (East Thames Group)
Housing and support for a range of people with different needs.

East Thames Limited
29-35 West Ham Lane
Stratford
London E15 4PH

Tel: 0300 303 7333
Fax: 0208 472 8839
Website: www.east-thames.co.uk
Email: customerservices@east-thames.co.uk

Heritage Care / Community-Options
Heritage Care is a registered charity providing care and support to people with learning disabilities, mental health support needs and older people.

Connaught House
112 – 120 High Road
Loughton
Essex IG10 4HJ

Tel: 020 8502 3933
Fax: 020 8502 3543
Website: www.heritagecare.co.uk

Healthy living

Breathing Space
Teaches Mindfulness Based Approaches (MBAs) that help prevent relapse into depression and addiction and manage stress and anxiety.

The London Buddhist Centre
51 Roman Road
Bethnal Green
London E2 0HU

Tel: 020 8981 1225
Email: info@breathingspacelondon.org.uk

Website: www.breathingspacelondon.org.uk

Newham’s Stop Smoking Service
Free support and advice to anyone living in Newham.

Tel: 0800 013 1673 or 020 3373 6630
Website: www.newham.gov.uk

Service user groups and forums

Independent Newham Users Forum (INUF)
Ithaca House
27 Romford Road
Stratford
London E15 4LJ

Tel: 020 8534 2488
Email: admin@inuf.org
Website: www.inuf.or

Parental Support

Newham NCT

NCT Branches are your local parent support network, helping you become the parent you want to be.

Tel: 07789 953151
Email: newham@nct.org.uk
Website: www.nct.org.uk/branches/newham

For information on local services within the borough of Newham please click on the link below:
London Borough of Newham (LBN)