Last updated: 31 August 2023
Next review: 21 June 2024
Support for parents and carers
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Alcohol, drugs, and smoking
Guidance and support are available for beating addiction, whether stopping excessive drinking, needing treatment for drug use or quitting smoking.
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.
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.
Crime and Community Safety
Find out about crime prevention, CCTV, community safety, domestic abuse support, and campaigns.
Our advice service is free and open to everyone, regardless of income or immigration status.
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.
Dads clubs welcome all fathers of children under 5, running once per month in Family Hubs across the borough.