HELP & SUPPORT

At hackney marsh partnership our main focus and priority is to support our community the best we can. This page provides links to services and websites that you may find useful. If you are unable to find what you are looking for here or think we can be of further support to you please contact us.

Housing

London Borough of Hackney

http://www.hackneyhomes.org.uk/hm-report-repair.htm

 

Sanctuary Housing :

Report a repair

Email: cscrequests@sanctuary-housing.co.uk

(non-emergency repair only)

Online: Report a repair form (non-emergency repair only)

Tel: 0800 916 1525 or 0300 123 3561

Text:  07795 265 843

 

SHELTER > 0808 800 4444

SHELTER helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through  advice, support and legal services.

 

Hackney Winter Night Shelter :  (HWNS) Provides a hot meal and a warm bed for homeless guests who would otherwise be out on the streets during the coldest winter months.

 

Street Link : If you’re concerned about someone sleeping rough, get in touch so they can connect them to local support and services they need.

 

Homeless UK for information on over 9,000 services – hostels, day centres and other advice and support services for homeless people and those at risk of homelessness.

NHS 111 service

111 is the NHS non-emergency number. It’s fast, easy and free. Call 111 and speak to a highly trained adviser, supported by healthcare professionals. They will ask you a series of questions to assess your symptoms and immediately direct you to the

best medical care for you.

NHS 111 is available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Calls are free from landlines and mobile phones.

 

NHS – Choices

Information from the National Health Service on conditions, treatments, local services and healthy living.


Samaritans

Talk to them any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to you. You don’t have to be suicidal. 08457 909090


NHS Health Check Community

The NHS Health Check is a sophisticated check of your heart health. Aimed at adults in England aged 40 to 74.


British Skin Foundation

The British Skin Foundation is the only charity in the UK dedicated to skin disease and skin cancer research.


HEART UK – The Cholesterol Charity 

HEART UK is passionate about preventing premature deaths caused by high cholesterol and cardiovascular disease.


BASHH

The British Association for Sexual Health and HIV or BASHH for short is the UK’s leading organisation dealing with all aspects of sexual health care.


Meningitis.org

Meningitis can strike in an instant, but the impact can last a lifetime. Meningitis and septicaemia kill around 1,000 people around the world every day. Babies and children under five and young people are especially vulnerable but anyone of any age can be affected.

National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline

0808 2000 247

 

The Recovery Village

An U.S based organisation helping to raise awareness about the dangers of drugs & alcohol abuse and ways to get help.

https://www.therecoveryvillage.com/teen-addiction/ 

Physical and Mental Health

Education and Learning

Hackney Learning Trust : Responsible for Hackney’s Children’s centres, Schools and early years and adult education.


Hackney Community College : Sixth Form Centre, Adult College and Training provider based in East London. Offers A Levels, GCSEs and vocational courses.


Student Debt : https://www.mymoneysteps.org/

National Debt line 0808 808 4000

 

Immigration advice

http://www.hackneymigrantcentre.org.uk/files/Immigration/Advice

http://www.hclc.org.uk/

http://www.hoxtontrust.org

(Hoxton Trust runs a free immigration drop-in every Thursday).

http://www.hackneymigrantcentre.org.uk/ 

(they have a drop-in every Wed)

http://www.migrantsresourcecentre.org.uk/

For migrants, refugees and asylum seekers from a wide range of backgrounds and cultures who are living in London.

Children, Teens and Young Adults Support.

Free and confidential helpline for children & young adults in the UK.

ChildLine – 0800 1111

 

The NSPCC is a 24 hour service for anyone concerned about the safety or welfare of a child.
NSPCC – 0808 800 5000


Young minds
Committed to improving emotional wellbeing of children and young people. Includes a helpline for anyone who has concerns about the emotional problems or behaviour of a young person.

 

Teenage Mental Health
Information and advice for young people, parents, carers and professional on teenage mental health.

 

Child and Adolescent Mental Health
Free source of information for young people, parents and professionals about a range of mental health difficulties.

 

National Self Harm Network
Support individuals who self harm to reduce emotional distress and to improve their quality of life.

 

Harmless
Provide support, information, resources, training and consultancy to people who self harm and those at risk of self injury.

Beating Eating Disorders (BEAT)
UK charity for people with eating disorders and their families.

 

MindEd
Online e-learning resources for adults supporting children and young people with mental health issue.

 

Useful advice for parents supporting teens with mental and physical  and social health challenges.

https://www.mytutor.co.uk/blog/parents/teen-mental-health-a-guide-for-parents/