Directory of Services
Age UK Waltham Forest provide a wide range of services for older people living in Waltham Forest and their carers.
The Anatolian Centre offer advice, social and cultural group for the Turkish/Kurdish community. Advice on benefits, health, housing rights, racial harassment, education and training. Support for new arrivals including English language courses. Turkish language school for 16-19 year olds. Women’s group. Elders day club with free meals.
Advice and information for Asian people with disabilities, their families/carers. Subjects include benefits, disability issues, translation. Monthly information meetings for mothers of children with learning disabilities. Classes for carers. Trips and outings. School holiday activities/inclusive playschemes. Weekend play scheme. Respite care scheme. Educational toy library.
Bangla Housing Association provide free welfare benefits and information advice service for the local community.
Branches is a hostel for homeless people in the area which also provides additional services including; Primary health care, Benefits Advice, Alcohol and Drugs Outreach, Employment Opportunities, Mental health support and Counselling for the homeless.
Citizens Advice Waltham Forest (formerly Waltham Forest CAB) provides services face to face, over the telephone and by email and at outreach through specialist debt, welfare benefits and financial capability projects. Immigration advice at OISC level 3 is available and have referral partnerships for specialist Housing advice. Advice, advocacy and guidance is also available for Problems… Read more »
ELCLAS (East London Community Law Service) provide a One Stop advice service to refugees of various nationalities fleeing from civil wars and persecutions in their home countries.
Ghanaian Welfare Association is a community based organisation set up to support Ghanaians in the UK. They offer advice, advocacy and information on a range of issue which affect the Ghanaian community.
Jobcentre Plus – Leytonstone provides combined jobsearch and benefits service for people of working age. Personal advisers assist with jobsearch activities and benefits claims. Access to Jobpoint terminals for information on job vacanices. Part of the Department for Work and Pensions’ Jobcentre Plus network.
Jobcentre Plus – Walthamstow provides combined jobsearch and benefits service for people of working age. Personal advisers assist with jobsearch activities and benefits claims. Access to Jobpoint terminals for information on job vacanices. Part of the Department for Work and Pensions’ Jobcentre Plus network.