Over 18's borough guides

Redbridge

Advocacy in Redbridge provides free, independent and confidential advocacy services and support to Redbridge residents. Independent mental health advocacy, supporting people who have been detained under sections of the Mental Health Act or under a Community Treatment Order, they work with individuals to help them understand their rights and receive the treatment that's right for them.

Phone
020 3355 7133
Referral
Self

Information, advice, guidance (IAG) and support service. Work with vulnerable young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) or at risk of becoming NEET, aged 13 to 19 (up to 25 for young people with learning difficulties/disabilities), who live in or are educated at a school in Redbridge.

Phone
020 8708 2600
Referral
Self

Coping Through Football is a transformational project that demonstrates how two sporting charities can work with the NHS to produce a sustainable recovery model approach to engage with and improve the wellbeing of adults and young people who have enduring mental illness.

Phone
07538 101450
Referral
Self and Professional

Redbridge’s Drug Intervention Programme is to engage substance misusers into substance misuse treatment services, reduce risks, motivate them towards addressing their substance misuse and to act as a gateway to other substance misuse treatment and support services in order to challenge and reduce their substance use and their offending behaviour.

Phone
020 8553 7710
Referral
Self and Professional
Website
n/a
Email

Works with 14-35 year olds experiencing psychosis

Phone
0300 555 1214
Referral
Health Professional
Website
n/a
Email

Works with 17-35 year olds experiencing psychosis

Phone
n/a
Referral
NHS Professionals

Families Information Direct (FiND) is a one stop information and advice service for children, young people, families and people who work with families.

Phone
0800 587 7500
Referral
Self - Online resource

Youth Club offering activities, indoor and outdoor, trips, performing arts, tuition and drop-in. (13-19years).

Phone
020 8518 0992
Referral
Self

Afterschool clubs - activities include arts & crafts, music DJ'ing, sports, cooking and workshops, free Internet access holiday activities, including day trips and residential, DJ, MC and Music Tech come and learn to DJ. Advice and guidance. C Card distribution point Chlamydia screening and pregnancy testing. (13-19 years).

Phone
020 8500 8071
Referral
Self

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

Phone
0207 021 0301
Referral
Self Professional

The Youth Centre hosts many activities, football, swimming, music technology. (13-19 years).

Services such as counselling, physical and mental relaxation, yoga and reflexology, outings, music therapy, arts and crafts and confidence buildings through group discussions.

Phone
020 8553 2736
Referral
Professional

Redbridge Action Against Domestic Abuse (RAADA) provides temporary accommodation (through Redbridge Women's Refuge), information, advocacy on behalf of women and support to women affected by domestic abuse.

Phone
020 8478 3944
Referral
Self and Professional

Dedicated to promoting, improving and protecting the mental health and emotional wellbeing of the wider community. We offer high quality services to local residents seeking mental health support. We also provide information and signposting as well as challenging the stigma and discrimination that people experience lives. In their everyday.

Phone
020 8925 2435
Referral
Self

Community organisation. Support LGBT residents in Redbridge. Support, advice and groups.

Pressure group and support network for those experiencing mental health issues. The project is open to service users, carers and allies. We aim to provide information and support and lobby locally on issues related to mental health, service development and delivery.

Phone
0300 555 1201 ext 7888
Referral
Self

A support service for families where children have been sexually abused or raped. The aim of Step Up is to provide a safe place for parents to come following the trauma of discovering that their child or children have been abused. They offer practical and emotional support in a number of ways.

Phone
020 8517 5888
Referral
Self

The Community Care Advice Centre offers help, advice and information to adults (aged over 18) who may have social care and support needs or need help in finding a care home. This includes assessments and arranging care services.

The Redbridge Access and Assessment Team (RAAT) referrals for mental health intervention, GPs and other health professionals in Redbridge. It will screen/assess these referrals and sign post them to the appropriate team/agency.

Phone
0300 555 1088 or 0300 555 1000
Referral
Self

Vol Club and The Centre for Independent and Inclusive Living - Redbridge are working together to provide volunteering opportunities for people with support needs in Redbridge.
Help provide a routine to your daily life and give you the chance to meet people and make friends.

Phone
020 8925 2435
Referral
Self

Wanstead is primarily a Youth Centre and activities are geared to a specific age group (13 to 19 year olds).