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Finding the right place to live is important when moving to a new area, but is not always easy.
Waltham Forest has a mix of accommodation including:
If you need help finding a home, or want to know your rights as a tenant or landlord, go to the Waltham Forest housing pages.
If you are threatened with homelessness or think you might become homeless, don’t wait, seek housing advice and assistance from our Homelessness Team.
In an emergency, you can contact Waltham Forest Council’s housing team
Local housing forums are a way to meet other tenants and have your say on housing issues in Waltham Forest. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
There are many benefits and allowances in the UK, some managed by central government and others by the local council.
How ever not everyone is eligible.
There are several food banks within the borough as well as cheap or free lunch clubs.
The Lloyd Park Charity runs a baby bank providing free baby essentials like nappies, clothes and equipment.
Waltham Forest is growing, with jobs created all the time.
Whether you’re looking for a job or want to learn new skills, there’s advice and support on hand:
If you think you need support to live independently, whether that’s because you’re getting older or because you have a health condition or disability, there is help available.
Waltham Forest’s adult social care team help with tasks like cooking and shopping, and can provide equipment to help people stay independent.
The service can also help if you are
In an emergency, contact
Whether you have a long term mental health condition and need to find services locally, are feeling low or worried for the first time about your mental health there’s help available here in Waltham Forest.
Anti-social behaviour and crime can have a big impact on our quality of life.
There’s a lot going on in Waltham Forest to tackle anti-social behaviour and crime including youth violence, gangs, and violence against women and girls.
Remember, if a crime is being committed and someone’s life is in danger, call 999 and ask for the police.
Waltham Forest has a safer neighbourhood board, giving people a chance to have their say on anti-social behaviour and crime.
To attend a meeting or to find out more, contact the Waltham Forest Council’s Democratic Services team: