Advices & Services

Advice & Support Organisations

  • Type:
    Waltham Forest Council
  • Details:
    For all council services please go to the website or ring the switchboard. - Advice and benefits - Business - Community and living - Council and democracy - Education and learning - Environment and planning To contact the Wood Street Councillors details please see the Council website.
  • Tel:
    020 8496 3000
  • Website:

Age UK Waltham Forest

  • Type:
    Advice/support Not for profit organisation
  • Address:
    Peterhouse Community Centre 122 Forest Rise Upper Walthamstow E17 3PW
  • Tel:
    020 8558 5512
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  • Activities:
    Age UK provide a wide range of services for older people living in Waltham Forest and their carers.

Amir Khusru Society (UK)

  • Address:
    43 Ravenswood Road E17 9LY
  • Tel:
    020 8521 4123
  • Website:
  • Activities:
    Promoting social cohesion and community development on the principles of Amir Khusro, quality of life by sessions on writing, composing training and teaching poetry. Promote healthy ageing, social events, educational visits to museums and places of interest.

Branches Night Shelter

  • Type:
    Advice/support. Reg. charity
  • Address:
    740 Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 3HR
  • Tel:
    020 8520 6363
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  • Activities:
    Registered charity helping homeless people . Hot meals. Professional support : Primary health care / Benefits Advice, Alcohol and Drugs Outreach, Employment Opportunities, Mental health support, Counselling for the homeless . Asylum Seekers / Refugees, Care leavers, Domestic Violance / Abuse Sufferers, Economically disadvantaged, Lone Parents, Medical condition, Minority ethnic community, Voluntary organisations, Travellers, Unemployed, Prisoners & ex-offenders

Customised Care Services

  • Type:
    Health & Social care/advocacy
  • Address:
    The Greenway E17 3QN
  • Tel:
    020 8509 7243
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  • Activities:
    Day services for adults with learning disabilities. Full wheelchair access and provide transport. Drama workshops for local special schools and monthly social meetings for adults with a learning disability ther families, carers and friends. We are also developing a respite service and a supported living project for adults with a learning disability.

Forest YMCA

  • Type:
    Advice/support
  • Address:
    642 Forest Road, E17 3EF
  • Contact:
    Timothy Pain
  • Tel:
    020 8509 4600
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  • Activities:
    Faith-based charity employing 160 staff. Enabling homeless young people to integrate into society, education, employment. 300 units of temporary supported accommodation for vulnerable young people.

Ghanaian Association UK

  • Address:
    Shernhall Methodist Church, Shernhall Street E17 9HX
  • Tel:
    07967327774
  • Activities:
    Last Sunday of the month

HEET project

  • Type:
    Advice/support Not for profit organisation
  • Address:
    89 Vallentin Road E17 3JJ
  • Tel:
    020 8520 1900
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  • Website:
  • Activities:
    Not-for-profit organisation . Helps households and businesses to: Save money on fuel bills, Avoid becoming a victim of burglary or fire, Save energy & cut carbon emissions - Free insulation for eligible residents / free service fitting door and window locks, and other measures to help people to avoid becoming a victim of burglary or bogus callers. Fit smoke alarms and provide fire safety advice./ encourage referrals from health and social care professionals and crime prevention workers to help reach those whose health is at risk

Our Lady & St George

Our Lady & St George over 60s club

Safe for All CIC

  • Type:
    Training (Community interest)
  • Address:
    103 Forest Rise E17 3PW
  • Tel:
    020 8509 2861/ 07798 751915
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  • Activities:
    Community Interest Company. Accredited training in First Aid and Health & Safety. Training to the Hospitality and Leisure Industries, Schools and Nurseries, Voluntary and Community Organisations, Social Enterprises and is expanding in to the Construction industry and Corporate Sector. Big Lottery funding for training young people, parents and grandparents . A proportion of the profits are re-invested in the company to subsidise training for disadvantaged group

Soul Project

  • Type:
    Advice/ support/ training
  • Address:
    245 Wood Street Walthamstow E17
  • Tel:
    0870 626 0712
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  • Activities:
    Support, advice to strengthen families . Mentoring. Training for adults, family support, Parenting groups, Drop-in advice / information services, Single parents returning to work support, Health advice, Fathers group.

VitalEET

  • Type:
    Education /Training
  • Address:
    St George’s Court 287 Wood Street E17 3NL
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  • Activities:
    Education, training, supplementary school, A level tuition, GCSEs for adults, support for groups wishing to start a business

Walk in Love Foundation

Waltham Forest Asian Seniors’ Club

  • Type:
    Advice/support
  • Address:
    94 Wood Street E17
  • Tel:
    0208 509 3556
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  • Activities:
    Voluntary organisation. Improve the welfare of older Asian people, over age 50, resident in Waltham Forest . Povide a support structure, advice, information and services and to contribute towards an inclusive community. Our services are now open to all older people living in the London Borough of Waltham Forest. Exercise, Lunch Club, Advice, Info Sessions, Events, Trips,

Waltham Forest Older Person’s Forum

  • Type:
    Advice
  • Address:
    St Gabriel's Family Centre, Havant Road, Walthamstow, E17 3JF
  • Contact:
    020 8524 4170
  • Activities:
    Social activities and advice for older people 13:30—15:30 (Second Friday of month)

Walthamstow East Children’s Centre

  • Type:
    Children's Centre
  • Age range:
    0 - 5 year old
  • Details:
    A sure start Children's Centre offering fun activities & support services for you & your 0 - 5 year old
  • Address:
    Woodside, Wood Street, E17 3JX, AND Church Hill, Woodbury Road E17 9SB, AND Barclay, Canterbury Road E10 6EJ
  • Tel:
    020 8509 4375, AND 020 8520 4919, AND 020 8518 7015
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WF Mencap

  • Type:
    Advice/ support/ training
  • Address:
    179 Wood Street E17 3NU
  • Tel:
    020 3233 0850
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  • Activities:
    Information, advice, advocacy, support for family, older and young carers. Opportunities for children, young people and adults with learning and other disabilities. Services and activities for: Children (up to 13) Parents/carers, People with profound and multiple learning disabilities, Services and activities: Advice (general), Advice about benefits, Employment, Fundraising, Holidays/play schemes, Information services, Leisure, Respite/short break , provision Sporting activites, Training for people with a learning disability.