Support available during the pandemic

This is an alphabetical list of our member organisations active in Redbridge during the pandemic. For each organisation we have added details of the services it currently has available, which may be different from its normal services. We are contacting organisations to find out what services they are providing, and if we can help them to do more.

If you are involved with an organisation which is currently providing services, it would be very helpful if you could send details of those services to Kay Kelleher via email or on 020 3874 4150.

Domestic abuse

There has been an increase in domestic abuse during the lockdown. The freephone, 24-hour National Domestic Abuse Helpline is at 0808 2000 247. Redbridge Council has set up a service for people experiencing domestic abuse - ring 0800 145 6410 (9am-5pm, weekdays).

Services available

  • 1 North East London (1NE)

    Rehabilitation from drug and alcohol addiction

  • Aanchal Women's Aid

    Support for women experiencing domestic abuse

  • Age UK Redbridge, Barking and Havering

    Services for older people

  • Anxiety Care UK

    Helping people to recover from anxiety

  • Awaaz, Voice of Women (Redbridge Education and Social Welfare Support Group)

    Services for women: working for women’s health rights, sexual and reproductive rights, social and economic empowerment

  • Citizens Advice Redbridge

    Confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free.

  • City Gates Church

    Pre-packaged cooked food, weekly on Friday lunchtimes

  • Drop In Bereavement Centre

    The centre provides ongoing help and support for bereaved individuals and their families

  • ELHAP (A Special Needs Adventure Playground)

    Adventure play opportunities for disabled and disadvantaged children, young people and adults

  • Family Action

    Practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation


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