Over 18's borough guides

Newham

Youth Zone is an after school provision for young people. Youth zone runs themed activities throughout Newham and also has a youth club.

Care in Mind provides a sensitive service to meet the needs of local people and improve their quality of life. Developed to target specific barriers that our diverse clientele might be struggling with through identifying problem solving solutions.

Phone
0207 055 0808
Referral
Self

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) is staffed by teams of clinicians experienced in working with children, Young people and their families. Advice, information, support, assessment and treatment for young people up to the age of 19 and their families/carers.

Community Links runs various youth and youth projects and community programs for young people and adults.

Phone
020 7473 2270 or 020 7473 9650
Referral
Self

Phone
020 8586 5090
Referral
Health Professional
Website
n/a
Email

Fight for Peace actively targets the hardest to reach young people. These are those most adversely affected by or involved in crime, gangs or violence, ex-offenders, those not in education, training or employment (NEET) or those have been excluded from school.
Sports and educational sessions.

Phone
020 7474 0054
Referral
Self

Youth Club running after school activities and outings. Groups and projects in the community. Educational programmes.

Phone
0208 221 3750
Referral
Self

Young achievers group. Youth Club for young people with Special Educational Needs.
Art and Crafts group, IT and media, day trips, residential, educational activities.

Phone
020 8478 2468
Referral
Self

Community Mental Health Team.

Phone
020 3373 0733 or 020 7655 4000
Referral
Professional

For anyone aged 16-24 who is gang-involved or gang-affiliated to get support to exit

Phone
0207 021 0301
Referral
Self Professional

Look Ahead provides specialist support and care to people with a variety of needs. People with mental health needs, learning disabilities, young people, care leavers and teenage parents. Homeless individuals and families, people with substance misuse needs and people experiencing/fleeing domestic abuse.

Phone
020 7473 7629 or 0207 937 1166
Referral
Professional

Employment support - structured advice and guidance for people with primary care mental health needs seeking support in their search for employment, education and training.

A community mental health charity. Men’s groups, women’s groups. Art groups, creating writing, counselling and advocacy. Therapies and 1-2-1 sessions.

Phone
020 7510 1081
Referral
Self

NCY provides youth work activities. Fun days, outings, residential, extended schools provision, summer programmes, sports coaching and youth work provision.

Phone
020 8471 1749
Referral
Self

Specialist counselling service focusing on domestic and sexual violence. Offers
support groups, mental health advocacy and advice, 1:2:1 therapeutic support, counselling, school programmes and workshops, residential and other fun activities.
The service also runs two long-standing youth groups on a weekly basis.

Phone
020 8472 0528
Referral
Self and Professional

Active Newham, London Youth Games in Newham. Various sports activities for young people.

Phone
0300 124 0123
Referral
Self

Safe Choices provides intensive support and structured group work programmes to young women who may be experiencing, or are at risk of: sexual violence, sexual exploitation, gang involvement or gang association, and /or violent offending. Safe Choices offers advocacy and access to positive activities, and also delivers training for professionals working with young women.

Phone
0207 683 1270
Referral
Self and Professional

Outreach support services, structured daily activities, group activities and self- help programmes, gardening projects, advocacy and counselling.

Phone
020 4767876 or 07817641315
Referral
Self - via website

LGBT Youth group Paris is a support group for LGBTQ young people (13 to 19 years old) living in Newham. The ‘Paris’ group is unique. It is the only support group for LGBTQ young people in the borough.

Phone
020 8478 2468
Referral
Self

Offers independent advice and advocacy on mental capacity, NHS Complaints, professional community and a number of other areas.

Phone
020 33 55 7142 or 0300 2225948
Referral
Self

Youth club sessions, after school. Activities including, table tennis, badminton, volley ball, non-contact boxing, football, games, Wii fit and games. Summer program outings and day trips.

Phone
07447570821
Referral
Self

After school youth centre program, attached. Activities such as sports and IT.

Phone
020 3373 1018
Referral
Self-referral or via little Ilford school
Website
n/a
Email

Youth centre sessions after school, with activities.

Phone
020 7511 2197 or 020 3373 4249
Referral
Self
Website
n/a
Email