Last updated: 10 July 2024

Next review: 25 June 2025

Our Family Hubs also offer services for all parents and carers of children through the Early Help Service. It offers a wide range of free and easily accessible support, both at the hubs and online.

Violence against Women and Girls

Violence against women and girls is both a form of discrimination and a violation of human rights. If you are experiencing violence, find out how we can support you.

More information on Violence against Women and Girls services

Adult Learning

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service engages local people in life-long learning, offering courses from accounting to art, digital skills, English and Maths, hair and beauty, sewing, yoga and much more.

More information on  Adult Learning services

Benefits and money advice

Worried about money? Our financial advice ranges from Cost of Living support, housing benefits, rent and council tax support, debt and budget management advice and more.

Benefits and money advice

Sexual Health

Find a wide range of services available in the borough, all operating under strict confidentiality. Support offered ranges from sexual health to contraception advice or help after sexual assault or rape.

More information on sexual health services

Housing and homelessness

Support is available for rough sleepers. You can also report a rough sleeper to get them help.

If you are worried about becoming homeless, you should get help and advice as soon as possible.

More information on housing and homelessness

Alcohol, drugs, and smoking

Guidance and support are available for beating addiction, whether stopping excessive drinking, needing treatment for drug use or quitting smoking.

More information on Alcohol, drugs, and smoking services

Mental health

Find ways to improve your mental health and wellbeing, including practical ways you can include your mental health and options for free therapy and counselling.

More information on mental health services


Coping with the loss of a loved one is one of the most difficult things to happen in our lives. During times of grief, there are people and organisations you can talk to, offering a range of support. 

More information on services and coping with a bereavement

Crime and Community Safety

Find out about crime prevention, CCTV, community safety, domestic abuse support, and campaigns.

More information on crime and community safety

Migrant Support

Our advice service is free and open to everyone, regardless of income or immigration status.

More information on migrant support

Employment and skills

Whether you’re looking for your first job, you want to progress further, explore your career options or you’ve been out of work for a while, our advisors can help you to achieve your goals.

Find out more about employment and skills

Support for dads's

We offer sessions and support for dads in the form of monthly Dads clubs, welcoming all fathers of children under 5, as well as wellbeing sessions and counselling through Lloyd Park Children's Charity for dads with children under 2.

Find our Dads club's events

Fathers' Wellbeing services 

Family Help Lead for Schools

The Family Help Lead for Schools team seeks to embed strong, multi-agency approaches to enable the best outcomes for children and their families through both educational and professional settings.

More information on the Family Help Lead for Schools 


Local Offer (Special Educational Needs and Disability SEND)

Our Local Offer includes a comprehensive range of SEND provisions, support, and guidance, as well as education, health, and care plans.

More information on the Local Offer

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