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
Victim Support Newham
Tel: 0808 168 9111 / 9291 (Freephone)
Women’s Aid & Refuge
Freephone 24 hr National domestic violence helpline:
Tel: 0808 2000 247
Dedicated helpline and service for men who have been sexually violated including childhood sexual abuse and adult sexual assault/ rape.
Unit 1, Queen Anne Terrace
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)
Equality and Human Rights Commission
The EHRC promotes and monitors human rights and protects, enforces and promotes equality across the country.
2-6 Salisbury Square
London EC4Y 8JX
Telephone: 020 7832 780
Fax: 020 7832 7801
Depression & Addiction
Newham Talking Therapies does not work specifically with addiction difficulties, however the following websites may be of interest.
New Leaf: A useful non-NHS resource on the connection between mental health and substance abuse as well as providing support for loved ones who may be concerned.
Rise – Newham: You may also find the Change Grow Live service in Newham helpful
Advocacy, advice and support
Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham (MITHN)
13 Whitethorn Street
London E3 4DA
London Black Women’s Project (LBWP)
661 Barking Road
London E13 9EX
Tel: 020 8472 0528
Chinese Mental Health Association (CMHA)
London NW4 4JT
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
Advice on housing, debt, or benefit issues; Support finding a job from work placements to training courses, to advice.
105 Barking Road
London E16 4HQ
Tel: 020 7473 2270
Newham Citizens Advice Bureau
1st Floor, 20 Freemasons Road
London E16 3NA
Tel: 020 8525 6377
Appointments: 020 8525 6379 on Tuesdays and Thursdays only, between 10:00am and 12:00pm
Older people’s services
Age UK East London
82 Russia Lane
London, E2 9LU
Tel: 020 8981 7124
Fax: 020 8980 1546
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
London E7 8BD
Tel: 020 8536 1937
Developed to make sure local people benefit from local regeneration.
112 – 118 The Grove
London E15 1NS
Tel: 020 3373 1101
ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service
Help and advice for employers and employees.
Tel: 08457 47 47 47
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
London E15 4PH
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.
112 – 120 High Road
Essex IG10 4HJ
Tel: 020 8502 3933
Fax: 020 8502 3543
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
London E2 0HU
Tel: 020 8981 1225
Newham’s Stop Smoking Service
Free support and advice to anyone living in Newham.
Tel: 0800 013 1673 or 020 3373 6630
NCT Branches are your local parent support network, helping you become the parent you want to be.
Tel: 07789 953151
For information on local services within the borough of Newham please click on the link below:
London Borough of Newham (LBN)