Links

National Links

 

  • Housing Justice – Housing Justice is the national voice of Christian action in the field of housing and homelessness.
  • Homeless Link – National membership charity for organisations working directly with people who become homeless in England
  • Homeless London – If you are homeless, in danger of becoming homeless or need to find accommodation, this site can help you find out where to go.
  • Street Link – Concerned about someone sleeping rough? Take action now!
  • The Pavement – Is the free magazine for the UK’s homeless people
  • Shelter – Shelter gives practical housing advice and support online, in person and by phone.
  • Crisis – The national charity for single homeless people
  • Smartains – We support anyone in distress, around the clock, through 201 branches across the UK

 

Waltham Forest Links

 

  • St Mungo Waltham Forest – We will be operating an Advice & Support Hub in Walthamstow and working with partners throughout the borough to offer satellite services in their premises. Everyone who attends will be met by a Support Navigator who will talk you through your current situation and offer advice, guidance and support for you to make your next steps.
  • Branches – A hostel for homeless people providing support for rehousing
  • Chapter 1 – is a charity which, based on Christian principles, specialises in providing accommodation and support for vulnerable people
  • Paradigm Housing Group – Hostel accommodation, Lea Bridge House provides accommodation for 142 single people with low support needs
  • Waltham Housing Action Network  –  Solidarity action to sto evictions, Fight to cap rents, No social cleansing, for a massive council house building programme 
  • Waltham Fot Renters – We’re an independent group of private renters in Waltham Forest and we want a better deal.
  • Lolas Homeless – Helping Local Homeless ……,With Clothing. Foot Wear .Food Wash, Items. .Drinks,. Soup. Info of were they can get help.or a nights stay. For more info of how you can help call 07459038845 OR 07448153104.
  • Advisory Service for Squatters – Is a non-profit group based in London, UK, run by volunteers which aims to provide practical advice and legal support for squatters.
  • Anatolian Centre – Advice, social and cultural group for the Turkish/Kurdish community.
  • Ghana Welfare Association – Advice, information and support for the Ghanaian communities and people from other African countries such as Nigeria, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Zimbabwe.
  • Ashiana Network – We can help you with issues around domestic violence. Our services range from provision of refuges, to counselling, advice and making relevant resources available.
  • The Kiran Project – The Kiran Project was set up in 1990 to meet the needs of women from the Indian sub-continent experiencing domestic violence.
  • Remar UK – Remar is a Christian charity and offers assistance for free to disadvantaged people and individuals suffering from drug or alcoholic addiction
  • Diversity Living – Aims to promote social integration and inclusion, equality and diversity by eliminating discrimination and social exclusion against UK diversity communities.
  • Bangla Housing Association – Was established in 1991 to provide good quality, affordable homes and support services for those in greatest need in the local Bengali and other BME communities. We are now working to meet the needs of the wider community.
  • Spitfields Crypt Trust – Offers a range of support, rehabilitation and training services to people facing problems of homelessness and alcohol in East London.
  • Providence Row – Tackles the root causes of homelessness to help people get off, and stay off, the streets in East London.
  • Caritas Anchor House – is a residential and life skills centre for single homeless people. Based in the East End of London.
  • Queen Victoria Seamen’s Rest – We provide accommodation for merchant seamen and for former members of the Royal Navy, the Fleet Air Arm and other units with maritime links.
  • North London Action for the Homeless – a drop-in centre based in Stoke Newington, Hackney (N16) for homeless people and for those in needy circumstances.
  • Bridges – Supports homeless and vulnerably housed people in East London to identify and address multiple needs.
  • Emmaus – Supports people who have experienced homelessness by providing them with a home and meaningful work in a community setting.
  • Forest YMCA – Our hostels and houses across Waltham Forest provide 350 units of temporary supported accommodation helping vulnerable and disconnected young people to escape from homelessness and prepare for interdependent living.
  • NACRO – Nacro helps young people to resettle into the community by providing support with housing-related issues such as managing their tenancies.
  • Centrepoint – Centrepoint is the UK’s leading charity for homeless young people, supporting 16 -25 years olds with housing
  • Hackney Night Shelter – Provides a hot meal and a warm bed for homeless guests who would otherwise be out on the streets during the coldest winter months.
  • NEWway Project – The NEWway Project was set up in 2013 in order to support the rising numbers of homeless people in the London Borough of Newham.
  • Chelmsfrord Chess – Chelmsford Night Shelter If you need our help please contact the Night Shelter in person or by telephone. The locations of our buildings are shown on the map that you can access using the button on the left-hand side of this page.
  • Hope4Havering – If you have a local connection to the London Borough of Havering and are over 18 years of age
  • All People All Places – Haringey Night Shelter We share a weekly meal and provide night accommodation and breakfast for homeless guests through the winter.
  • GROWTH – The night shelter is run by a partnership of local churches in Tower Hamlets. Every night of the week the shelter is in a different church and the shelter is run by volunteers. Guests are referred to GrowTH by Tower Hamlets based referral agencies,
  • ELOP – We are an exciting innovative lesbian and gay mental health charity based in East London.
  • Stonewall Housing – Is the specialist lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) housing advice and support provider in England
  • LifeLine WF – Tailored, confidential, advice, info, support and treatment delivered across Waltham Forest to anyone affected by Drug and Alcohol use
  • Foundation 66 – Ravenswood Road is a registered care home providing a flexible residential programme for adults recovering from their use of alcohol or other drugs.
  • Teen Challenge London – Helps people trapped by addiction and other life controlling problems such as drugs and alcohol
  • Christian Kitchen – Christian Kitchen is a charity provision that seeks to feed homeless and marginalised people in Waltham Forest.
  • Leytonstone Foodbank – For more information, to donate, or to refer a family please contact Sally’s Kitchen at
    Salvation Army, Southwell Grove Road, Leytonstone E11 4PP
  • Eat or Heat – Eat Or Heat, a food bank in East London. We work with people in need so we can ensure they can both Eat And Heat.
  • Sally’s Kitchen – Hot two course meal plus tea/coffee, half plates available suggested donation £3 Tuesday 12-2pm from the Salvation Army Hall Leytonstone, Southwell Grove Road, E11 4PP
  • Streethands Food4All – Hot Food seved 7pm-9pm Thursday 19th then forghnightly every Thursday Namdhari Sikh Sangat Gurudwara 96 Upton Lane, Forest Gate,  E7 9LW
  • London Food Map – The London Food Map is a simple way to help people in real need to find where and how to access free or low cost food in their area.
  • Waltham Forest CAB – The Citizens Advice service offers practical, up-to-date information and advice on a wide range of topics, including; debt, benefits, housing, legal, discrimination, employment, immigration, consumer and other problems.
  • Advice Waltham Forest – Free advice on debt, benefits, immigration, housing, work, household bills, pensions, retirement, health and social care. A partnership of advice agencies.
  • Age UK Waltham Forest – Age UK Waltham Forest is a local voluntary organisation founded 25 years ago by local people to improve the quality of life of older people in Waltham Forest. It is governed by local people for local people and offers a range of good quality, personalised services.
  • Healthwatch Waltham Forest – We are here to make sure your views on health and social care services in Waltham Forest are heard by those who plan and manage the services.
  • Positive East – We are London’s leading community-based HIV charity, providing better futures for people living with HIV or affected by HIV.
  • Great Chapel Street Medical Centre – Walk-in medical centre for homeless people in Westminster not registered with a doctor. GP and nurse available during opening hours.
  • Corearts – Core Arts is a registered charity that exists to promote the artistic and creative abilities of people who experience severe and enduring mental health issues.
  • Bikeworks – We deliver our mission through a variety of community cycling programmes including employability for disadvantaged groups, all ability cycling, bicycle ReUse & recycling, schools cycle training and much more.
  • East London Credit Union – The WFCCU is a credit union, which means it’s owned by its members and run for its members
  • Walthamstow CAP – We are Christians Against Poverty. We are passionate about releasing people in our nation from a life sentence of debt, poverty and their causes.
  • Waltham Forest LETS – LETS is a system for local people to trade goods and services without using money.
  • Hackney Community law Centre – High quality free legal advice – housing & homelessness – benefits problems & appeals – debt matters – immigration & asylum – employment & discrimination.
  • East London Community Law Service – East London has been a home to refugees for over a century. To cater for the ever growing needs of the immigrants in East London
  • Ramfel – RAMFEL is the Refugee and Migrant Forum of Essex and London
  • Hackney Migrants Centre – Hackney Migrant Centre opened in April 2008 after it was identified by several sources that there was a need for an advice and support service in Hackney and the local area.
  • Praxis – Praxis Community Projects is committed to working with vulnerable migrants. We are deeply concerned for the safety and well being of refugees, asylum seekers, refused asylum seekers, people with limited or no recourse to public funds as a result of their immigration status, young unaccompanied asylum seekers, victims of human trafficking, foreign national offenders and others who find it difficult to settle in the UK.

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