Support and Advice

Some useful links:


Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets can provide essential crisis support to some of its most vulnerable residents through the Residents’ Support Scheme. There are strict eligibility criteria in place in order to reach the most in need at times of great difficulty.

To read the terms and conditions and to make an application, go to and search for ‘Residents’ Support Scheme’.


Early Help Hub

The Early Help Hub works with families or young people who would like some extra support to deal with a difficult situation. Getting help early can stop things from getting worse and becoming harder to manage. Calls to the Children Services Hotline: 020 7364 5005


Tower Hamlets Safeguarding Children Board

If you are worried about a child’s safety, please contact Tower Hamlets Children’s Social Care on any of these numbers:

  • 020 7364 3444
  • 020 7364 5601
  • 020 7364 5606


Here are some ways to find local support if the School is closed:


First Love Foundation

First Love Foundation offer a foodbank service if you are struggling with food and money, you can be referred to the local foodbank. To be referred, please contact:

Denise Foster:


The Family Information Service

The Family Information Service (FIS) provides free, impartial information and advice on a variety of services for children and young people (from birth to 25 years old), parents and families. Contact them by email or phone at:


Family Fund

Family Fund is UK’s largest charity providing financial help for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.


Family Action

Family Action helps those who are experiencing poverty and social isolation across England by providing practical, emotional and financial support.

  • 020 7364 3491/ 020 7254 625

Family Action’s FamilyLine for parenting help: