Caritas Anchor House

Working at the heart of homelessness

Useful Links

Useful Links

London Borough of Newham

If you are homeless or at risk of losing your home, and have a connection to the London Borough of Newham, please contact the council.

East Ham Customer Service Centre, 328 Barking Road, East Ham, London E6 2RT

Homeless Link

Homeless Link is a membership body for organisations and individuals working with homeless people around England


Shelter gives practical housing advice and support online, in person and by phone. Their advisers give free, confidential advice, helping with everything from mortgage arrears to finding a place to sleep.

Change, Grow, Live (CGL)

CGL provides adult drug and alcohol treatment in Newham. Please contact CGL directly on 020 8534 9500 or email for details of their services and locations.

3 Beckton Road, Canning Town, E16 4DE - Tel: 020 7511 3740

327 High Street, Stratford, E15 2TF - Tel: 020 8522 6560

MIND in Tower Hamlets and Newham

MIND in Tower Hamlets and Newham provide a range of services to support people who are affected by mental health issues, including impatient and community advocacy, welfare benefits advice, weekly mens' group and women's group and counselling (access via Talking Therapies referral).

To access MIND services you can refer yourself or be referred by your GP/local doctor, your care coordinator or any other statutory and voluntary sector agencies.

Telephone: 0208 548 9037


Newham Asian Women’s Project (NAWP)

NAWP is a specialist domestic violence service, providing services including emergency housing provision, training, mental health services and sexual health awareness.

Telephone: 020 8472 0528


National Domestic Abuse helpline

The National Domestic Violence Helpline is a freephone 24-hour helpline which provides advice and support to women and can refer them to emergency accommodation.

Telephone: 0808 200 0247 (24 hours) or use their live chat on the website.


Men's Advice Line

The Men's Advice Line is a confidential helpline for all men experiencing domestic abuse by a current or former partner.

Telephone: 0808 801 0327 (Open Monday to Friday, 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm)

Alcoholics Anonymous

Telephone: 0845 769 7555

Cocaine Anonymous

Telephone: 0800 612 0225

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