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BPAS (British Pregnancy and Advisory Service)

NHS Abortion is FREE. Alternatively pay through BPAS. Monday-Friday 8am-9pm, Saturday 8.30am-6pm, sunday 9.30am-2.30pm.

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, ALL, N18 1QX
T: 08457 30 40 30


Fostering and Adoption



Waltham Forest, Waltham Forest, Waltham Forest, E17 3BN
T: 020 8496 3000


Revenues and Benefits Service

You can call in anytime between 8.30am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am - 1pm on Saturday.

London Borough of Waltham Forest, London Borough of Waltham Forest, ALL, E17 9PN
T: 020 8496 3000
F: 020 8496 8434


African Caribbean Women's Development Centre

Children's half term and summer schemes. Youth scheme for 13+ year olds. Drop-in session for Hurting Families, including young people, single parents and people with a pregnancy crisis. Session for Somali groups.

603 High Road, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8556 4053


Face-2-Face

Face2Face provide a confidential support service for young people aged between 11 - 21 in the Waltham Forest area for issues such as sexual health, contraception and pregnancy testing, and drugs and alcohol problems. They also offer a free counselling service and housing advice.



The Score Building, The Score Building, Leyton, E10 5JY
T: 020 8430 7090
E: info@face2face-wf.org.uk
W: www.face2face-wf.org.uk


Muslim Women's Welfare Association

Offers drop-in facility for women/children. Creche facilities. offers advice, support on benefits, unemployment. English classes.

425 Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, E10 7EA
T: 020 8539 7478


Latin American Support Group

The phone numbers for these organisations change from time to time. If you cannot contact any of the groups you can get their current number from Alert on 020 8539 3434 or Carolyn Crampin on 020 8496 3000.

PO Box 13484 , Walthamstow, E17 5TN
T: 020 8554 5392


Kiran Asian Women's Aid

Assist women and children fleeing Domestic Violence.

PO Box 899 , Leytonstone, E11 1AA
T: 020 8558 1986


Jasmine Scholars/Nexus Community Saturday School

Targetting African Caribbean, Asian and mixed parentage children and young. Providing education support, summer school, workshops on behaviour management, social skills and confidence building.

3 Snowberry Close , E15 2AH
T: 020 8523 0344


Waltham Forest Asian Mothers Group

Offering a range of support for the parents of disabled children and their siblings; where there may be issues of abuse, mental health, and domestic violence. Developing intergrated services and play opportunities for disabled and non-disabled children.

2a Boundary Road, Walthamstow, E17 8JU
T: 020 8520 0373


Waltham Forest Chinese Association

Provides Chinese folk dance classes and singing classes, a women's group, under 5's and youth groups and leisure activities.

Greater London House, Greater London House, Leytonstone, E11 4PB
T: 020 8558 0182


Bengali International

Advice and counselling for male and female unemployed youth and adults, information on welfare rights, homeless issues, housing, health, education, job searching schools, etc. Women and toddler activities. Summer playscheme. Arabic and Bengali language classes. Music classes. Esol classes. ICT training. Various cultural and educational events.

242 Francis Road , Leyton, E10 6NJ
T: 020 8558 8403


Bangladeshi Women's Society

Benefits women, young people and children, particularly those of Bangladeshi descent. Gives them a chance to think about their future, enables them to make decisions and enlightens them about ways of living and sharing in a multicultural society. Activities include English, Bangla and music classes and computer courses. Asian dressmaking, young women's and girl group and support in cases of domestic violence.

160 High Road , Leyton, E10 2BX
T: 020 8539 5523


BPAS (British Pregnancy and Advisory Service)

NHS Abortion is FREE. Alternatively pay through BPAS. Monday-Friday 8am-9pm, Saturday 8.30am-6pm, sunday 9.30am-2.30pm.

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, London, N18 1QX
T: 08457 30 40 30


Fostering and Adoption



Waltham Forest, Waltham Forest, Walthamstow, E17 3BN
T: 020 8496 3000


Revenues and Benefits Service

You can call in anytime between 8.30am and 6pm, Monday to Friday, and 9am - 1pm on Saturday.

London Borough of Waltham Forest, London Borough of Waltham Forest, London, E17 9PN
T: 020 8496 3000
F: 020 8496 8434


African Caribbean Women's Development Centre

Children's half term and summer schemes. Youth scheme for 13+ year olds. Drop-in session for Hurting Families, including young people, single parents and people with a pregnancy crisis. Session for Somali groups.

603 High Road, Leyton
T: 020 8556 4053


Ashiana Project

Community Outreach Service, Education and Advice Project, In-house councelling service, youth project. Support and housing for young women (without children) of South Asian, Turkish or Iranian descent.

PO Box 816, Leytonstone, E11 1QY
T: 020 8539 0427
F: 020 8539 1900


Asian & Caribbean Alcohol Service

Free service for people with an alcohol problem and families, friends and collegues who are affected by someone else's drinking.

The QALB Centre , The QALB Centre , Leytonstone, E11 1JZ
T: 020 8558 6241


Asian Mothers Group

Meets Mondays - Thursdays 1pm - 3pm.

2a Boundary Road , Walthamstow, E17


Latin American Support Group

The phone numbers for these organisations change from time to time. If you cannot contact any of the groups you can get their current number from Alert on 020 8539 3434 or Carolyn Crampin on 020 8496 3000.

PO Box 13484 , Waltham Forest, E17 5TN
T: 020 8554 5392


Kiran Asian Women's Aid

Assist women and children fleeing Domestic Violence.

PO Box 899 , Waltham Forest, E11 1AA
T: 020 8558 1986


South Leytonstone Ghanian Association

Exists to promote and foster unity and co-operation amoungst Ghanian residents in South Leytonastone. Activities for families and young people, in schools and in the community. Dancing and fashion shows. Meets every last Sunday of the month.

19 Apple Road , Leytonstone, E11 4YH
T: 020 8539 3001


Refugee Advice Centre

advice workers who speak french, Arabic, Somali, Lingala, Yoruba and Urdu. Free advice in immigration, asylum, debt, housing, welfare benefits and asylum support.

702 High Road , Leyton, E10 5JP
T: 020 8558 6928


Walfair

Founded in 1966 to campaign for and to assist asylum seekers facing cuts in welfare benefits. Provides information, research and publications including a newsletter. Runs support, focussing on youth and relief of poverty. Advice on housing, employment, immigration.

William Morris Community Centre , William Morris Community Centre , Walthamstow, E17 6QQ
T: 020 8520 1306


Jasmine Scholars/Nexus Community Saturday School

Targetting African Caribbean, Asian and mixed parentage children and young. Providing education support, summer school, workshops on behaviour management, social skills and confidence building.

3 Snowberry Close , Waltham Forest, E15 2AH
T: 020 8523 0344


Bengali International

Advice and counselling for male and female unemployed youth and adults, information on welfare rights, homeless issues, housing, health, education, job searching schools, etc. Women and toddler activities. Summer playscheme. Arabic and Bengali language classes. Music classes. Esol classes. ICT training. Various cultural and educational events.

242 Francis Road , Waltham Forest, E10 6NJ
T: 020 8558 8403


Bangladeshi Women's Society

Benefits women, young people and children, particularly those of Bangladeshi descent. Gives them a chance to think about their future, enables them to make decisions and enlightens them about ways of living and sharing in a multicultural society. Activities include English, Bangla and music classes and computer courses. Asian dressmaking, young women's and girl group and support in cases of domestic violence.

160 High Road , Waltham Forest, E10 2BX
T: 020 8539 5523


Asian Mothers Group

Meets Mondays - Thursdays 1pm - 3pm.

2a Boundary Road , Waltham Forest, E17


Asian & Caribbean Alcohol Service

Free service for people with an alcohol problem and families, friends and collegues who are affected by someone else's drinking.

The QALB Centre , The QALB Centre , Waltham Forest, E11 1JZ
T: 020 8558 6241


Ashiana Project

Community Outreach Service, Education and Advice Project, In-house councelling service, youth project. Support and housing for young women (without children) of South Asian, Turkish or Iranian descent.

PO Box 816, Waltham Forest, E11 1QY
T: 020 8539 0427
F: 020 8539 1900


Waltham Forest Somali Welfare & Cultural Association

Supporting children, young people and parents within the Somali and refugee community. Providing education support in English Language and Mathematics, inclusive play opportunities and educational awareness workshops for parents.

263a High Street , Walthamstow, E17 7BH
T: 020 8521 8851


Leytonstone CAB

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.30am-12noon. Telephone advice Monday, Wedneday 2pm-4.30pm.

547-551 High Road, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8988 9620


Walthamstow CAB

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-12noon and Thursday 5.30pm-6.30pm(only for people who work during the day). Telephone advice Monday and Wednesday 1pm-5pm, Tuesday and Friday 10am-1pm and Thursday 3.30pm-5.30pm.

67 Hoe Street, Waltham Forest
T: 0870 1264 026


Waltham Forest Voluntary Action

Opening hours Monday - Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm

Unit 37, Alpha Business Centre, Unit 37, Alpha Business Centre, Waltham Forest, E17 7NX
T: 020 8521 0377
F: 020 8521 1672
W: www.voluntaryaction-wf.org.uk


Samaritans

Available 24 hours. If engaged ring 08457 909090.

The Upper Mill, The Upper Mill, Surrey, KT17 2AF
T: 020 8889 6888
W: www.samaritans.org.uk


Rape Crisis



T: 01923 674674
W: www.rapecrisis.org.uk


Missing Persons Helpline



T: 0500 700 700


Face 2 Face

Drop-in 3.30pm-5.30pm. Appointments available at other times.

The Score, The Score, Leyton, E10 5JY
T: 020 8430 7090


First Step East

Works with young people in Asian community.

1st Floor, Zenith House, 1st Floor, Zenith House, Leyton, E10 7JQ
T: 020 8556 4051/3


Steps 2 Health

Outreach work in schools, youth organisations and other partnerships.

71 High Road, 71 High Road, Waltham Forest, E11 4HH
T: 020 8519 1579


Runaway Helpline

Offers help and support to young people thinking of or that have already run away

PO Box 28908, London, SW14 7ZU
T: 0808 800 70 70
W: www.runawayhelpline.org


Asian Family Support & Concillation Service

free confidential counselling to individuals and families who suffer from domestic violence, separation and divorce, lone parenting, assault and discrimination, depression, learning difficulties, mental illness and disability, abuse from neighbours, extend family conflicts, benefit problems.

694 Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, E10 6AW
T: 020 8539 5566


East London Out Project (ELOP)

Support and individual counselling for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. Full disabled access. Self-referral. Disabled, Black and Asian counsellors. 'Dykenight' and 'Menzlink' weekly get-togethers. Gay men's social information.

56-60 Grove Road , Walthamstow, E17 9BN
T: 020 8509 3898


POSITIVE EAST

Help with HIV and AIDS. Provides free support, advice, information and practical help for all people affected by HIV and AIDS. Welfare rights, housing advice, support groups, services for families and children, safer sex information, money advice, hardship fund, immigration advice. Gay men's health promotion and support group; complimentary therapies; African women's group.

60 St Mary Road , Walthamstow, E17 9RE
T: 020 8509 3440
W: www.positiveeast.org.uk


MENCAP Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest MENCAP provides an enormous number of regular events for children and young people with learning difficulties and always need more volunteers. The job can be very rewarding.

1a Matlock Road , Leyton, E10 6BN
T: 020 8988 9564


MIND in Waltham Forest

Information on all aspects of mental distress. Short-term counselling (in English, Swahili, Punjabi and Hindi). You can ask for a male, female, gay or lesbian counsellor. Provides employment for people with mental health problems.

388 High Road, Leyton, E10 6QE
T: 020 856 9621


QALB Centre

Women's group who are victims of domestic violence. Free counselling. Confidence building sessions for women facing abuse from partners. QALB counselling and self-help group for Asian men.

17 Forest Drive West , Leytonstone, E11 1JZ
T: 020 8558 6241


Waltham Forest Haven

A local confidential service for anyone who has suffered incest, childhood sexual abuse, rape, torture or domestic violence. One to one counselling: phone for an appointment. Weekly support group for women on Tuesdays. Free-paying counselling on Wednesday

Greater London House , Greater London House , Leytonstone, E11 4RP
T: 020 8539 4157


Youth Rising

An anti-bullying service.

344 Hoe Street, Walthamstow
T: 020 8509 0119
W: www.fsu.org.uk


DIAL Waltham Forest

DIAL offers free and confidential advice to people with disabilities, their carers and to professionals. They have information on welfare benefits, equipment, holidays, transport, community care, specialised support groups and legal advice. Offers debt advice and has a reference library. Offers a drop-in, telephone advice or appointments.

Community Place , Community Place , Leyton, E10 6AE
T: 020 8520 4111


HIP HOP PROJECT

Inclusive services for disabled children who may be excluded from mainstream provision.

1B Priory Avenue , Walthamstow, E17 7QP
T: 020 8503 7270


Dyspraxia Foundation

A voluntary group run by parents of children and young people with developmental Dyspraxia, an impairment or immaturity of the organisation of movement. Offers support, advice, free information and quarterly newsletter. Holds regular Activity and Information Sessions for childred, parents, health and education professionals across North London.

8 West Alley, 8 West Alley, Herts, SG5 1EG
T: 01462 455 016
W: dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk


African Children's Club

Saturday 11am-2pm. Drama, dance and music.

Unit 15, Gateway Business Centre, Unit 15, Gateway Business Centre, Leyton, E10 7JQ
T: 020 8558 1166


The Outset Centre

Performing arts centre.

2A Grange Road, Waltham Forest, E17 8AH
T: 020 8509 6020/0


Africa Foundation Stone

The foundation targets socially excluded young people aged 8-16 from all ethnic backgrounds and attempts to give them increased self-confidence through education and social activities based on African culture. Football, dance, drumming etc.

Unit 21 Church Lane Chambers, Unit 21 Church Lane Chambers, Leytonstone, E11 1HG
T: 020 8532 8683


Estate of the Arts

Vocal, dance and drama training.

20a Burchell Road , Leyton, E10 5AZ


Arts and Events Services



PO Box 416, Silver Birch House, PO Box 416, Silver Birch House, Walthamstow, E17 5SD
T: 020 8496 3587


Ladders Young Performers & Writers Club

Providing children and young people of mixed abilities the opportunity of developing their creavity in the performing arts. Venues across the borough.

William Morris Community Centre , William Morris Community Centre , Walthamstow, E17 6QQ
T: 020 8503 6878


Leyton Orient Community Sports Programme

Provides Sporting Activities and Educational Programmes to 5-25 year olds. The sports programme is intended to increase social inclusion, and reduse isolation through sport. This includes attempting to increase racial tolerance, combat crime and anti-social behaviour and provide training and employment opportunities for young adults. Sessions during early evening, Saturday mornings and school holidays.

Brisbane Road
T: 020 8556 5973


Masquerade 2000 Associates

A distinguished workshop which makes costumes for carnivals all over the country. A chance for you to get involved.

278-282 Lansdowne Road , Leytonstone, E11 8HB


Melchisedec Afro-Caribbean Emancipation Awareness

Drama, literature, music, poetry an drumming. For anyone from African or African-Caribbean backgrounds. Meetings on cultural, social and economic issues. Workshops and seminars. Aims to do more work with young people.

163 Billet Road , Walthamstow, E17 5HG
T: 020 8503 7738


Waltham Forest Education Welfare



Chestnuts House, Chestnuts House, Waltham Forest, E17 9AA
T: 020 8521 4311 e
F: 020 8520 9852


Waltham Forest Student Support



Municipal Offices, Municipal Offices, Waltham Forest, E10 5QJ
T: 020 8496 5026


Oliver Road Medical Centre

PLEASE NOTE: Oliver Road FAMILY PLANNING CLINIC IS CLOSED FROM 13.00 - 14.00 pm EVERYDAY FOR DROP IN'S AND TELEPHONE CALLS

West Stand, Leyton Orient,, West Stand, Leyton Orient,, Leyton, E10 5NF
T: 020 8430 8210Ê
F: 020 8430 8211


Langthorne Health Centre

Monday 5pm - 7.15pm

13, Langthorne Road, Leytonstone, E11 4HX
T: 020 8430 7510


Silverthorn Health Centre

Wednesday 5.00pm - 7.15pm

2 Friars Close, 2 Friars Close, E4 6UN
T: 020 8529 3706


Emergency Out of Hours Team

This team provides a social work service outside office hours for children at risk of significant harm and children 'in need'.

8 Buxton Road, Walthamstow, E17 7EJ
T: 020 8496 2353


London Opportunities & Information System (LOIS)

For advice and guidance from 8am - 2am, 7 days
, ALL
T: 0800 8001 3219
W: www.lois.uk.net


Learn Direct



T: 0800 100 900
W: www.learndirect.co.uk


New Deal

7am to 11pm, seven days a week
, ALL
T: 0845 606 2626Ê


British Trust for Conservation Volunteers

See diary on website fo day and weekend events.

Sedum House, Mallard Way, Sedum House, Mallard Way, Doncaster, DN4 8DB
T: 01302 388 888
W: www.btcv.org.uk


Agenda 21 Youth Forum


, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8496 2630


Racial Incident Action Group

To report incidents of racial harrassment and racial crime with racial support officers for help. Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm(you can leave a message at other times).

20-25 , 20-25 , London, EC1A 4JT
T: 020 8379 4085


Alert in Waltham Forest



Community Place, Community Place, E10 6AE
T: 020 8539 3007


Waltham Forest College



Forest Road, E17 4JB
T: 020 8501 8000
W: www.waltham.ac.uk


University of East London



Barking Campus, Barking Campus
T: 020 8223 3000
W: www.uel.ac.uk


Carers UK

Information for any carer, including young carers. Carers freephone helpline: 0808 808 7777 (Monday - Friday 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm)

20-25 , 20-25 , London, EC1A 4JT
T: 020 7490 8818
F: 020 7490 8824
W: www.carersuk.org


Hamara Siblings Group

Providing a service for the siblings of disabled children. Siblings who are often excluded from activities due to the care needs of their disabled sibling. Providing play opportunities, activities and emotional support.

1B Priory Avenue , E17 7QP
T: 020 8503 7270


Waltham Forest Carers Association

Aims to raise the voice of carers of any age in the borough. Gives advice and information to anyone looking after a relative or friend with a long-term illness or disability. Services include: free theraputic care sessions ( massage etc) for carers.

Andrew's Community Centre , Andrew's Community Centre , E17 6AR
T: 020 8531 9652


Young Carers Project

Support & practical help to young carers and their families with caring responsibilities and enable them to lead a life more appropriate for their age and development.

Family Service Unit, Family Service Unit, E10
T: 020 8539 0604


Young Carers Service

Respite activities and support for young people (7-17) who live with a sibling, parent or guardian with chronic mental or physical illness or disability.

344 Hoe Street, Walthamstow, E17 9PX
T: 0208 520 4226
F: 020 8520 7180
W: www.fsu.org.uk


Waltham Forest Youth Forum

Meets every Thursday 7pm-9pm. Call first.

Pastures Youth Centre, Pastures Youth Centre, Leytonstone, E11 3DR
T: 020 84961500


Waltham Forest Youth Forum



Outset, Outset, Walthamstow, E17 8AH
T: 020 8496 1530
F: 020 8496 1536


Waltham Forest College



Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 4JB
T: 020 8501 8000
F: 020 8501 8001
W: www.waltham.ac.uk


Leyton Sixth Form College



Essex Road, Leyton, E10 6EQ
T: 020 8928 9000
F: 020 8928 9200
W: www.leyton.ac.uk


Sir George Monoux College



Chingford Road, Walthamstow, E17 5AA
T: 020 8523 3544
F: 020 8498 2443
W: www.george-monoux.ac.uk


16+ Services

MondayÐThursday 9amÐ5.15pm, Friday 9amÐ5pm

604 Leyton High Road, Leyton, E10 6RG
T: 020 8496 2141
F: 020 8496 2142


Adolescent Support Team



Amber House, Amber House, Walthamstow, E17 9NH
T: 020 8496 2870
F: 020 8521 1165


Asylum Seekers Service

The office is open to callers on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 9amÐ3pm. Emergencies only are seen on Wednesdays after 1pm

604 High Road, Leyton, E10 6RG
T: 020 8496 3000
F: 020 8496 2744


Forest Medical Centre



Old Station Road, Loughton, IG10 4PE
T: 020 8508 2288
F: 020 8532 0880


Silverthorn Medical Centre



2 Friars Close, 2 Friars Close, Chingford, E4 6UN
T: 020 8529 3706


Forest Road Medical Centre



354-358 Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 5JG
T: 020 8521 4355


Sexual Health On Call Service (SHOC) For Female Sex Workers

The SHOC Project provides a local street outreach and visits to indoor premises as required. SHOC aims to improve access to sexual health and drug/alcohol services, offers information & advice on sexual health, drugs (treatments and affects), safety and illegal issues, and existing prostitution. A special service is provided at St Anne's Sexual Health Centre for women in the local sex industry.

T: 07976 566 537


Whipps Cross University Hospital



Trust HQ offices, Leytonstone, E11 1NR
T: 020 8535 6800


Waltham Forest Primary Care Trust



Hurst Road Health Centre, Hurst Road Health Centre, Walthamstow, E17 3BL
T: 020 8430 7300
F: 020 8928 2345


London Borough of Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Direct will forward you onto right person and have details of a small number of hostels in the area. Housing Direct 020 8496 4197.

Housing Services, Willow House, Housing Services, Willow House, Walthamstow, E17 4UH
T: 020 8496 6408
F: 020 8496 6406
W: www.lbwf.gov.uk


Walthamstow Job Centre Plus



7-13 Westbury Road, Walthamstow, E17 6RH
T: 020 8210 3046


Walthamstow Job Centre Plus Support Office



Dansom House, Dansom House, Walthamstow, E17 3SH
T: 020 8535 6100


Children's Legal Centre Advice Line

You may need to ring a few times to speak to someone (otherwise answer machine message)

University of Essex, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
T: 01206 872 466
F: 012 0687 4026


Waltham Forest Youth Offending

Run various projects for young people at risk of offending.

604 High Road, 604 High Road, Waltham Forest, E10 6RN
T: 020 8496 2121


Larkswood Leisure Centre

Swimming pool, gym, studio classes.

Larkswood Leisure Park, Larkswood Leisure Park, Waltham Forest, E4 9EY
T: 020 8496 1555
W: www.gll.org


Lea Valley Ice Centre

Open varied hours during the week and weekends.

Lea Bridge Road, Lea Bridge Road, Waltham Forest, E10 7QL
T: 020 8533 3151


Lea Valley Riding Centre

Open long hours. Ring to book.

Leabridge Road, Leabridge Road, Waltham Forest, E10 7QL
T: 020 8556 2629


Waltham Forest Pool and Track

Swimming pool, athletics track and club, and gym.

Chingford Road, Waltham Forest, E17 5AA
T: 020 8527 5431


Kelmscott Leisure Centre

Badminton, squash, fitness room, studio classes.

Markhouse Road, Waltham Forest, E17 8RN
T: 020 8520 7464


Cathall Leisure Centre

Swimming pool, gym, studio classes, squash.

411 Cathall Road, 411 Cathall Road, Waltham forest, E11 4LA
T: 020 8539 8343


Lee Valley Regional Park Authority



Quarter Mile Lane, E10 5PD
T: 020 8519 0017


Chingford Sports Centre



13 British Legion Road, Chingford, E4 6DP
T: 020 8524 8990


Leyton Leisure Lagoon

Swimming pool, gym and studio classes.

763 High Road, 763 High Road, Waltham Forest, E10 5AB
T: 020 8558 8858


Walthamstow Library



High Street, Walthamstow, E17 7JN
T: 020 8496 1100


Leyton Library



High Road , High Road , Leyton, E10 5QH
T: 020 8539 1223
F: 020 8496 1094


Central Library



High Street, Walthamstow, E17 7JN
T: 020 8520 3031


Hale End Library



Castle Avenue, Chingford, E4 9QD
T: 020 8531 6423


Lea Bridge Library



382 Lea Bridge Road, Leyton, E10 7HU
T: 020 8539 5652


Harrow Green Library



Cathall Road,, Leytonstone, E11 4LF
T: 020 8496 1063
F: 020 8496 1064


Leytonstone Library



6 Church Lane, Leytonstone, E11 1HG
T: 020 8496 1190
F: 020 8496 1191


North Chingford Library



The Green, Chingford, E4 7EN
T: 020 8529 2993


St James Street Library



7-11 Coppermill Lane, Walthamstow, E17 7HA
T: 020 8520 1292


Higham Hill Library



North Countess Road, Walthamstow, E17 5HS
T: 020 8531 6424


South Chingford Library



Hall Lane, Chingford, E4 8EU
T: 020 8529 2332


Wood Street Library



Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 4AA
T: 020 8521 1070


Forest Road Baby Clinic



354-358 Forest Road, , Walthamstow, E17 5JG.
T: 020 8496 1188


Waltham Forest Council Offices



Town Hall, Town Hall, Waltham Forest, E17 4JF
T: 020 8496 3000
F: 020 8527 8313


Leytonstone Office

Open: 8.30am-6pm Monday-Friday and 9am-1pm Saturday

Greater London House , Greater London House , Leytonstone, E11 1HQ
T: 020 8988 9620 /
F: 020 8558 7911


Walthamstow Office

Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8am-3.15pm. Wednesday 8.30am-3.15pm. Friday8am-3pm (covers post codes E4, E17).

Danson House, Danson House, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8535 6100


Waltham Forest Children's Information Service at LALCA

Open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm) Telephone lines open Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm Fridays 4pm -5pm only

Community Place, Community Place, Leyton E10 6AE
T: 020 8539 0870


16+ Services

16+ Services provides confidential advice on Teenage Pregnancy and various other issues. Their aim is to give consistent and honest advice to all enquiries. Opening times: Monday - Thursday 9am-5.15pm, Friday 9am-5pm

604 Leyton High Road, 604 Leyton High Road, Waltham Forest, E10 6RG
T: 020 8496 2141


Abborts Park



Abbotts Park Road, E10


Coronation Gardens park



Oliver Road, E10


Langthorne park



Langthorne Park Road, E11


Lloyd Park and Aveling park



Forest Road, E17


Memorial park



Chingford Road , E4


Ridgeway park



Old Church Road, Old Church Road, E4


Walthamstow Police Station

Open 24 hours a day

360 Forest Road, Walthamstow, E17 5JQ
T: 020 8556 8855


Walthamstow Town Centre Police Office

Open variable hours: Monday to Friday 0800 - 1600 / 0900 - 1700 / 1000 - 1800

191-193 High Street, Walthamstow, E17 7BX


Leytonstone Police Station

Open variable hours: Monday to Friday 0800 - 1600 / 0900 - 1700 / 1000 - 1800

470 High Road, Leytonstone, E11 3HN


Chingford Police Station

Open 24 hours a day

King's Head Hill, Chingford, E4 7EA


Leyton Police Station

Open 24 hours a day

215 Francis Road, Leyton, E10 6NJ


Buddying For Mothers

Support for mothers addicted to drugs and alcohol by volunteers who themselves have recovered from the isolation of addiction.

Waltham Forest FSU, Waltham Forest FSU, Walthamstow, E10 5DG
T: 020 8539 0004
W: www.fsu.org.uk


Prince's Trust

London Headquarters

3rd Floor Tribute House, 3rd Floor Tribute House, London, EC2M 6TS
T: 020 7382 5100
F: 020 7382 5199


Lesbian & Gay Switchboard



T: 020 7837 7324
W: www.llgs.org.uk


Mermaids Helpline

Helpline open 3pm-7pm. Offers advice and counselling for young people who identify as transgender, transexual or intersex.

T: 7020935066
W: www.mermaids.freeuk.com


The Gender Trust

A UK charity providing advice and information on gender identity issues.

P O Box 3192, P O Box 3192, Brighton, BN1 3WR
T: 07000 790347
W: www.gendertrust.org.uk


Sexwise

Advice and information sex and relationships. Helpline open 7am - 12 midnight

T: 0800 2822930
W: www.ruthinking.co.uk


Whipps Cross University Hospital

Call for an appointment.
, E11 1NR
T: 020 8535 6535


Gay & Lesbian Sexual Health Clinics

A web directory with gay & lesbian sexual health clinics across London.

W: www.mungos.org/other/LGB/gay_and_lesbain_sexual_he


Waltham Forest Theatre



Lloyd Park, Lloyd Park, Walthamstow, E17 6EJ
T: 020 8496 2643


Transport for London



T: 020 7941 4500
W: www.tfl.gov.uk


Millenium Volunteers Waltham Forest



Waltham Forest YMCA, Waltham Forest YMCA, Waltham Forest, E17 3EF
T: 020 8509 4620
F: 020 8509 4690


Prince's Trust Volunteers Waltham Forest

Offer a 12-week personal development programme.
, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8496 5197
W: www.princes-trust.org.uk


British Trust for Conservation Volunteers

Practical conservation projects in North London.

T: 020 7278 4293
W: www.bctv.org.uk(click on London)


Waltham Forest Volunteer Centre

Local voluntary opportunities. Open (10am - 4pm)

Unit 2 Alpha Business Centre, Unit 2 Alpha Business Centre, Walthamstow, E17 7NX
T: 020 8521 6226
F: 020 8521 6226
W: www.thevcwf.org.uk


Duke of Edinburgh Award Waltham Forest

Local voluntary opportunities.
, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8527 4597


Leytonstone

Open Monday-Thursday 9am-4.30pm and Friday 10am-4pm.

1Kirkdale Road, Waltham Forest, E11 1RZ
T: 020 8218 2809


Walthamstow

Open Monday-Thursday 9am-4.30pm and Friday 10am-4pm.

7-13 Westbury Road, Waltham Forest, E17 6RH
T: 020 8210 3000


Age Concern



Ground Floor. Zenith House, Ground Floor. Zenith House, Leyton, E10 7JQ
T: 020 8558 5512


Waltham Forest College



Forest Building, Forest Building, Walthamstow, E17 4JB
T: 020 8501 8000
F: 020 8501 8001


Waltham Forest Disability Resource Centre



1a Warner Road, Walthamstow, E17 7DY
T: 020 8520 8347
F: 020 8520 7091


Face 2 Face

Contraception clinic Wednesdays 3.30pm-5.30pm.

The Score Building, The Score Building, Leyton, E10 5JY
T: 020 8430 7090/0


Tom Hood Advice & Support Centre

ThursdayÊÊÊÊÊÊ 2.30pm - 4.30pm

Tom Hood SchoolÊ, Tom Hood SchoolÊ, Leytonstone, E11Ê3NT
T: 020 8519 8782


Comely Bank Clinic

MondayÊ 4pm - 5.15pm, Friday 4pm - 5.15pm

46 Ravenswood Road, Walthamstow, E17 9LY
T: 020 8430 7100


Click Cyber Cafe



321 Leytonstone High Road , Waltham Forest, E11 4JT
T: 020 8988 8877


Highams Park Youth Centre



Church Avenue, Waltham Forest, E4
T: 020 8527 4597


Paradox Centre



3 Ching Way, Chingford, E4 8YE
T: 020 8501 9909
F: 020 8527 9394.


Warwick Centre



Barrett Road, Barrett Road, E17 9ES
T: 020 8521 8122


Waltham Forest Youth Service



Outset Building, Outset Building, Walthamstow, E17 8AH
T: 020 8496 1530
F: 020 8496 1536


Warwick Community Centre



Warwick Boys' School , Warwick Boys' School , Waltham Forest, E17 9HJ
T: 020 8521 8122


Leyton Youth Centre

Works with young people aged 13 to 19 to raise achievement and address social inclusion issues.

Crawley Road , Leyton, E10 5PY
T: 020 8496-1792


Muslim Women's Welfare Association

Offers drop-in facility for women/children. Creche facilities. offers advice, support on benefits, unemployment. English classes.

425 Lea Bridge Road, Waltham Forest, E10 7EA
T: 020 8539 7478


South Leytonstone Ghanian Association

Exists to promote and foster unity and co-operation amoungst Ghanian residents in South Leytonastone. Activities for families and young people, in schools and in the community. Dancing and fashion shows. Meets every last Sunday of the month.

19 Apple Road , Waltham Forest, E11 4YH
T: 020 8539 3001


Refugee Advice Centre

advice workers who speak french, Arabic, Somali, Lingala, Yoruba and Urdu. Free advice in immigration, asylum, debt, housing, welfare benefits and asylum support.

702 High Road , Waltham Forest, E10 5JP
T: 020 8558 6928


Walfair

Founded in 1966 to campaign for and to assist asylum seekers facing cuts in welfare benefits. Provides information, research and publications including a newsletter. Runs support, focussing on youth and relief of poverty. Advice on housing, employment, immigration.

William Morris Community Centre , William Morris Community Centre , Waltham Forest, E17 6QQ
T: 020 8520 1306


Waltham Forest Asian Mothers Group

Offering a range of support for the parents of disabled children and their siblings; where there may be issues of abuse, mental health, and domestic violence. Developing intergrated services and play opportunities for disabled and non-disabled children.

2a Boundary Road, Waltham Forest, E17 8JU
T: 020 8520 0373


Waltham Forest Chinese Association

Provides Chinese folk dance classes and singing classes, a women's group, under 5's and youth groups and leisure activities.

Greater London House, Greater London House, Waltham Forest, E11 4PB
T: 020 8558 0182


Waltham Forest Somali Welfare & Cultural Association

Supporting children, young people and parents within the Somali and refugee community. Providing education support in English Language and Mathematics, inclusive play opportunities and educational awareness workshops for parents.

263a High Street , Waltham Forest, E17 7BH
T: 020 8521 8851


Leytonstone CAB

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.30am-12noon. Telephone advice Monday, Wedneday 2pm-4.30pm.

547-551 High Road, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8988 9620


Walthamstow CAB

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10am-12noon and Thursday 5.30pm-6.30pm(only for people who work during the day). Telephone advice Monday and Wednesday 1pm-5pm, Tuesday and Friday 10am-1pm and Thursday 3.30pm-5.30pm.

67 Hoe Street, Waltham Forest
T: 0870 1264 026


Waltham Forest Voluntary Action

Opening hours Monday - Friday 9.30am - 4.30pm

Unit 37, Alpha Business Centre, Unit 37, Alpha Business Centre, Waltham Forest, E17 7NX
T: 020 8521 0377
F: 020 8521 1672
W: www.voluntaryaction-wf.org.uk


Samaritans

Available 24 hours. If engaged ring 08457 909090.

The Upper Mill, The Upper Mill, All, KT17 2AF
T: 020 8889 6888
W: www.samaritans.org.uk


Rape Crisis


, All
T: 01923 674674
W: www.rapecrisis.org.uk


Missing Persons Helpline


, All
T: 0500 700 700


Face 2 Face

Drop-in 3.30pm-5.30pm. Appointments available at other times.

The Score, The Score, Waltham Forest, E10 5JY
T: 020 8430 7090


First Step East

Works with young people in Asian community.

1st Floor, Zenith House, 1st Floor, Zenith House, Waltham Forest, E10 7JQ
T: 020 8556 4051/3


Steps 2 Health

Outreach work in schools, youth organisations and other partnerships.

71 High Road, 71 High Road, Waltham Forest, E11 4HH
T: 020 8519 1579


Runaway Helpline

Offers help and support to young people thinking of or that have already run away

PO Box 28908, All, SW14 7ZU
T: 0808 800 70 70
W: www.runawayhelpline.org


Asian Family Support & Concillation Service

free confidential counselling to individuals and families who suffer from domestic violence, separation and divorce, lone parenting, assault and discrimination, depression, learning difficulties, mental illness and disability, abuse from neighbours, extend family conflicts, benefit problems.

694 Lea Bridge Road, Waltham Forest, E10 6AW
T: 020 8539 5566


East London Out Project (ELOP)

Support and individual counselling for lesbian, gay and bisexual people. Full disabled access. Self-referral. Disabled, Black and Asian counsellors. 'Dykenight' and 'Menzlink' weekly get-togethers. Gay men's social information.

56-60 Grove Road , Waltham Forest, E17 9BN
T: 020 8509 3898


POSITIVE EAST

Help with HIV and AIDS. Provides free support, advice, information and practical help for all people affected by HIV and AIDS. Welfare rights, housing advice, support groups, services for families and children, safer sex information, money advice, hardship fund, immigration advice. Gay men's health promotion and support group; complimentary therapies; African women's group.

60 St Mary Road , Waltham Forest, E17 9RE
T: 020 8509 3440
W: www.positiveeast.org.uk


MENCAP Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest MENCAP provides an enormous number of regular events for children and young people with learning difficulties and always need more volunteers. The job can be very rewarding.

1a Matlock Road , Waltham Forest, E10 6BN
T: 020 8988 9564


MIND in Waltham Forest

Information on all aspects of mental distress. Short-term counselling (in English, Swahili, Punjabi and Hindi). You can ask for a male, female, gay or lesbian counsellor. Provides employment for people with mental health problems.

388 High Road, Waltham Forest, E10 6QE
T: 020 856 9621


QALB Centre

Women's group who are victims of domestic violence. Free counselling. Confidence building sessions for women facing abuse from partners. QALB counselling and self-help group for Asian men.

17 Forest Drive West , Waltham Forest, E11 1JZ
T: 020 8558 6241


Waltham Forest Haven

A local confidential service for anyone who has suffered incest, childhood sexual abuse, rape, torture or domestic violence. One to one counselling: phone for an appointment. Weekly support group for women on Tuesdays. Free-paying counselling on Wednesday

Greater London House , Greater London House , Waltham Forest, E11 4RP
T: 020 8539 4157


Youth Rising

An anti-bullying service.

344 Hoe Street, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8509 0119
W: www.fsu.org.uk


DIAL Waltham Forest

DIAL offers free and confidential advice to people with disabilities, their carers and to professionals. They have information on welfare benefits, equipment, holidays, transport, community care, specialised support groups and legal advice. Offers debt advice and has a reference library. Offers a drop-in, telephone advice or appointments.

Community Place , Community Place , Waltham Forest, E10 6AE
T: 020 8520 4111


HIP HOP PROJECT

Inclusive services for disabled children who may be excluded from mainstream provision.

1B Priory Avenue , Waltham Forest, E17 7QP
T: 020 8503 7270


Dyspraxia Foundation

A voluntary group run by parents of children and young people with developmental Dyspraxia, an impairment or immaturity of the organisation of movement. Offers support, advice, free information and quarterly newsletter. Holds regular Activity and Information Sessions for childred, parents, health and education professionals across North London.

8 West Alley, 8 West Alley, All, SG5 1EG
T: 01462 455 016
W: dyspraxiafoundation.org.uk


African Children's Club

Saturday 11am-2pm. Drama, dance and music.

Unit 15, Gateway Business Centre, Unit 15, Gateway Business Centre, Waltham Forest, E10 7JQ
T: 020 8558 1166


The Outset Centre

Performing arts centre.

2A Grange Road, Waltham Forest, E17 8AH
T: 020 8509 6020/0


Africa Foundation Stone

The foundation targets socially excluded young people aged 8-16 from all ethnic backgrounds and attempts to give them increased self-confidence through education and social activities based on African culture. Football, dance, drumming etc.

Unit 21 Church Lane Chambers, Unit 21 Church Lane Chambers, Waltham Forest, E11 1HG
T: 020 8532 8683


Estate of the Arts

Vocal, dance and drama training.

20a Burchell Road , Waltham Forest, E10 5AZ


Arts and Events Services



PO Box 416, Silver Birch House, PO Box 416, Silver Birch House, Waltham Forest, E17 5SD
T: 020 8496 3587


Ladders Young Performers & Writers Club

Providing children and young people of mixed abilities the opportunity of developing their creavity in the performing arts. Venues across the borough.

William Morris Community Centre , William Morris Community Centre , Waltham Forest, E17 6QQ
T: 020 8503 6878


Leyton Orient Community Sports Programme

Provides Sporting Activities and Educational Programmes to 5-25 year olds. The sports programme is intended to increase social inclusion, and reduse isolation through sport. This includes attempting to increase racial tolerance, combat crime and anti-social behaviour and provide training and employment opportunities for young adults. Sessions during early evening, Saturday mornings and school holidays.

Brisbane Road, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8556 5973


Masquerade 2000 Associates

A distinguished workshop which makes costumes for carnivals all over the country. A chance for you to get involved.

278-282 Lansdowne Road , Waltham Forest, E11 8HB


Melchisedec Afro-Caribbean Emancipation Awareness

Drama, literature, music, poetry an drumming. For anyone from African or African-Caribbean backgrounds. Meetings on cultural, social and economic issues. Workshops and seminars. Aims to do more work with young people.

163 Billet Road , Waltham Forest, E17 5HG
T: 020 8503 7738


Waltham Forest Education Welfare



Chestnuts House, Chestnuts House, Waltham Forest, E17 9AA
T: 020 8521 4311 e
F: 020 8520 9852


Waltham Forest Student Support



Municipal Offices, Municipal Offices, Waltham Forest, E10 5QJ
T: 020 8496 5026


Oliver Road Medical Centre

PLEASE NOTE: Oliver Road FAMILY PLANNING CLINIC IS CLOSED FROM 13.00 - 14.00 pm EVERYDAY FOR DROP IN'S AND TELEPHONE CALLS

West Stand, Leyton Orient,, West Stand, Leyton Orient,, Waltham Forest, E10 5NF
T: 020 8430 8210 
F: 020 8430 8211


Langthorne Health Centre

Monday 5pm - 7.15pm

13, Langthorne Road, Waltham Forest, E11 4HX
T: 020 8430 7510


Silverthorn Health Centre

Wednesday 5.00pm - 7.15pm

2 Friars Close, 2 Friars Close, Waltham Forest, E4 6UN
T: 020 8529 3706


Emergency Out of Hours Team

This team provides a social work service outside office hours for children at risk of significant harm and children 'in need'.

8 Buxton Road, Waltham Forest, E17 7EJ
T: 020 8496 2353


London Opportunities & Information System (LOIS)

For advice and guidance from 8am - 2am, 7 days
, ALL
T: 0800 8001 3219
W: www.lois.uk.net


Learn Direct


, ALL
T: 0800 100 900
W: www.learndirect.co.uk


New Deal

7am to 11pm, seven days a week
, ALL
T: 0845 606 2626 


British Trust for Conservation Volunteers

See diary on website fo day and weekend events.

Sedum House, Mallard Way, Sedum House, Mallard Way, Waltham Forest, DN4 8DB
T: 01302 388 888
W: www.btcv.org.uk


Agenda 21 Youth Forum


, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8496 2630


Racial Incident Action Group

To report incidents of racial harrassment and racial crime with racial support officers for help. Open Monday-Friday 9am-5pm(you can leave a message at other times).

20-25 , 20-25 , ALL, EC1A 4JT
T: 020 8379 4085


Alert in Waltham Forest



Community Place, Community Place, Waltham Forest, E10 6AE
T: 020 8539 3007


Waltham Forest College



Forest Road, Waltham Forest, E17 4JB
T: 020 8501 8000
W: www.waltham.ac.uk


University of East London



Barking Campus, Barking Campus, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8223 3000
W: www.uel.ac.uk


Carers UK

Information for any carer, including young carers. Carers freephone helpline: 0808 808 7777 (Monday - Friday 10am - 12pm and 2pm - 4pm)

20-25 , 20-25 , All, EC1A 4JT
T: 020 7490 8818
F: 020 7490 8824
W: www.carersuk.org


Hamara Siblings Group

Providing a service for the siblings of disabled children. Siblings who are often excluded from activities due to the care needs of their disabled sibling. Providing play opportunities, activities and emotional support.

1B Priory Avenue , Waltham Forest, E17 7QP
T: 020 8503 7270


Waltham Forest Carers Association

Aims to raise the voice of carers of any age in the borough. Gives advice and information to anyone looking after a relative or friend with a long-term illness or disability. Services include: free theraputic care sessions ( massage etc) for carers.

Andrew's Community Centre , Andrew's Community Centre , Waltham Forest, E17 6AR
T: 020 8531 9652


Young Carers Project

Support & practical help to young carers and their families with caring responsibilities and enable them to lead a life more appropriate for their age and development.

Family Service Unit, Family Service Unit, Waltham Forest, E10
T: 020 8539 0604


Young Carers Service

Respite activities and support for young people (7-17) who live with a sibling, parent or guardian with chronic mental or physical illness or disability.

344 Hoe Street, Waltham Forest, E17 9PX
T: 0208 520 4226
F: 020 8520 7180
W: www.fsu.org.uk


Waltham Forest Youth Forum

Meets every Thursday 7pm-9pm. Call first.

Pastures Youth Centre, Pastures Youth Centre, Waltham Forest, E11 3DR
T: 020 84961500


Waltham Forest Youth Forum



Outset, Outset, Waltham Forest, E17 8AH
T: 020 8496 1530
F: 020 8496 1536


Waltham Forest College



Forest Road, Waltham Forest, E17 4JB
T: 020 8501 8000
F: 020 8501 8001
W: www.waltham.ac.uk


Leyton Sixth Form College



Essex Road, Waltham Forest, E10 6EQ
T: 020 8928 9000
F: 020 8928 9200
W: www.leyton.ac.uk


Sir George Monoux College



Chingford Road, Waltham Forest, E17 5AA
T: 020 8523 3544
F: 020 8498 2443
W: www.george-monoux.ac.uk


16+ Services

Monday–Thursday 9am–5.15pm, Friday 9am–5pm

604 Leyton High Road, Waltham Forest, E10 6RG
T: 020 8496 2141
F: 020 8496 2142


Adolescent Support Team



Amber House, Amber House, Waltham Forest, E17 9NH
T: 020 8496 2870
F: 020 8521 1165


Asylum Seekers Service

The office is open to callers on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays between 9am–3pm. Emergencies only are seen on Wednesdays after 1pm

604 High Road, Waltham Forest, E10 6RG
T: 020 8496 3000
F: 020 8496 2744


Forest Medical Centre



Old Station Road, Waltham Forest, IG10 4PE
T: 020 8508 2288
F: 020 8532 0880


Silverthorn Medical Centre



2 Friars Close, 2 Friars Close, Waltham Forest, E4 6UN
T: 020 8529 3706


Forest Road Medical Centre



354-358 Forest Road, Waltham Forest, E17 5JG
T: 020 8521 4355


Sexual Health On Call Service (SHOC) For Female Sex Workers

The SHOC Project provides a local street outreach and visits to indoor premises as required. SHOC aims to improve access to sexual health and drug/alcohol services, offers information & advice on sexual health, drugs (treatments and affects), safety and illegal issues, and existing prostitution. A special service is provided at St Anne's Sexual Health Centre for women in the local sex industry.
, Waltham Forest
T: 07976 566 537


Whipps Cross University Hospital



Trust HQ offices, Waltham Forest, E11 1NR
T: 020 8535 6800


Waltham Forest Primary Care Trust



Hurst Road Health Centre, Hurst Road Health Centre, Waltham Forest, E17 3BL
T: 020 8430 7300
F: 020 8928 2345


London Borough of Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Direct will forward you onto right person and have details of a small number of hostels in the area. Housing Direct 020 8496 4197.

Housing Services, Willow House, Housing Services, Willow House, Waltham Forest, E17 4UH
T: 020 8496 6408
F: 020 8496 6406
W: www.lbwf.gov.uk


Walthamstow Job Centre Plus



7-13 Westbury Road, Waltham Forest, E17 6RH
T: 020 8210 3046


Walthamstow Job Centre Plus Support Office



Dansom House, Dansom House, Waltham Forest, E17 3SH
T: 020 8535 6100


Children's Legal Centre Advice Line

You may need to ring a few times to speak to someone (otherwise answer machine message)

University of Essex, University of Essex, Colchester, CO4 3SQ
T: 01206 872 466
F: 012 0687 4026


Waltham Forest Youth Offending

Run various projects for young people at risk of offending.

604 High Road, 604 High Road, Waltham Forest, E10 6RN
T: 020 8496 2121


Larkswood Leisure Centre

Swimming pool, gym, studio classes.

Larkswood Leisure Park, Larkswood Leisure Park, Waltham Forest, E4 9EY
T: 020 8496 1555
W: www.gll.org


Lea Valley Ice Centre

Open varied hours during the week and weekends.

Lea Bridge Road, Lea Bridge Road, Waltham Forest, E10 7QL
T: 020 8533 3151


Lea Valley Riding Centre

Open long hours. Ring to book.

Leabridge Road, Leabridge Road, Waltham Forest, E10 7QL
T: 020 8556 2629


Waltham Forest Pool and Track

Swimming pool, athletics track and club, and gym.

Chingford Road, Waltham Forest, E17 5AA
T: 020 8527 5431


Kelmscott Leisure Centre

Badminton, squash, fitness room, studio classes.

Markhouse Road, Waltham Forest, E17 8RN
T: 020 8520 7464


Cathall Leisure Centre

Swimming pool, gym, studio classes, squash.

411 Cathall Road, 411 Cathall Road, Waltham forest, E11 4LA
T: 020 8539 8343


Lee Valley Regional Park Authority



Quarter Mile Lane, Waltham Forest, E10 5PD
T: 020 8519 0017


Chingford Sports Centre



13 British Legion Road, Waltham Forest, E4 6DP
T: 020 8524 8990


Leyton Leisure Lagoon

Swimming pool, gym and studio classes.

763 High Road, 763 High Road, Waltham Forest, E10 5AB
T: 020 8558 8858


Walthamstow Library



High Street, Waltham Forest, E17 7JN
T: 020 8496 1100


Leyton Library



High Road , High Road , Waltham Forest, E10 5QH
T: 020 8539 1223
F: 020 8496 1094


Central Library



High Street, Waltham Forest, E17 7JN
T: 020 8520 3031


Hale End Library



Castle Avenue, Waltham Forest, E4 9QD
T: 020 8531 6423


Lea Bridge Library



382 Lea Bridge Road, Waltham Forest, E10 7HU
T: 020 8539 5652


Harrow Green Library



Cathall Road,, Waltham Forest, E11 4LF
T: 020 8496 1063
F: 020 8496 1064


Leytonstone Library



6 Church Lane, Waltham Forest, E11 1HG
T: 020 8496 1190
F: 020 8496 1191


North Chingford Library



The Green, Waltham Forest, E4 7EN
T: 020 8529 2993


St James Street Library



7-11 Coppermill Lane, Waltham Forest, E17 7HA
T: 020 8520 1292


Higham Hill Library



North Countess Road, Waltham Forest, E17 5HS
T: 020 8531 6424


South Chingford Library



Hall Lane, Waltham Forest, E4 8EU
T: 020 8529 2332


Wood Street Library



Forest Road, Waltham Forest, E17 4AA
T: 020 8521 1070


Forest Road Baby Clinic



354-358 Forest Road, , Waltham Forest, E17 5JG.
T: 020 8496 1188


Waltham Forest Council Offices



Town Hall, Town Hall, Waltham Forest, E17 4JF
T: 020 8496 3000
F: 020 8527 8313


Leytonstone Office

Open: 8.30am-6pm Monday-Friday and 9am-1pm Saturday

Greater London House , Greater London House , Waltham Forest, E11 1HQ
T: 020 8988 9620 /
F: 020 8558 7911


Walthamstow Office

Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 8am-3.15pm. Wednesday 8.30am-3.15pm. Friday8am-3pm (covers post codes E4, E17).

Danson House, Danson House, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8535 6100


Waltham Forest Children's Information Service at LALCA

Open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm) Telephone lines open Monday - Thursday 9am - 5pm Fridays 4pm -5pm only

Community Place, Community Place, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8539 0870


16+ Services

16+ Services provides confidential advice on Teenage Pregnancy and various other issues. Their aim is to give consistent and honest advice to all enquiries. Opening times: Monday - Thursday 9am-5.15pm, Friday 9am-5pm

604 Leyton High Road, 604 Leyton High Road, Waltham Forest, E10 6RG
T: 020 8496 2141


Abborts Park



Abbotts Park Road, Waltham Forest, E10


Coronation Gardens park



Oliver Road, Waltham Forest, E10


Langthorne park



Langthorne Park Road, Waltham Forest, E11


Lloyd Park and Aveling park



Forest Road, Waltham Forest, E17


Memorial park



Chingford Road , Waltham Forest, E4


Ridgeway park



Old Church Road, Old Church Road, Waltham Forest, E4


Walthamstow Police Station

Open 24 hours a day

360 Forest Road, Waltham Forest, E17 5JQ
T: 020 8556 8855


Walthamstow Town Centre Police Office

Open variable hours: Monday to Friday 0800 - 1600 / 0900 - 1700 / 1000 - 1800

191-193 High Street, Waltham Forest, E17 7BX


Leytonstone Police Station

Open variable hours: Monday to Friday 0800 - 1600 / 0900 - 1700 / 1000 - 1800

470 High Road, Waltham Forest, E11 3HN


Chingford Police Station

Open 24 hours a day

King's Head Hill, Waltham Forest, E4 7EA


Leyton Police Station

Open 24 hours a day

215 Francis Road, Waltham Forest, E10 6NJ


Buddying For Mothers

Support for mothers addicted to drugs and alcohol by volunteers who themselves have recovered from the isolation of addiction.

Waltham Forest FSU, Waltham Forest FSU, Waltham Forest, E10 5DG
T: 020 8539 0004
W: www.fsu.org.uk


Prince's Trust

London Headquarters

3rd Floor Tribute House, 3rd Floor Tribute House, Waltham Forest, EC2M 6TS
T: 020 7382 5100
F: 020 7382 5199


Lesbian & Gay Switchboard


, Waltham Forest
T: 020 7837 7324
W: www.llgs.org.uk


Mermaids Helpline

Helpline open 3pm-7pm. Offers advice and counselling for young people who identify as transgender, transexual or intersex.
, Waltham Forest
T: 7020935066
W: www.mermaids.freeuk.com


The Gender Trust

A UK charity providing advice and information on gender identity issues.

P O Box 3192, P O Box 3192, Waltham Forest, BN1 3WR
T: 07000 790347
W: www.gendertrust.org.uk


Sexwise

Advice and information sex and relationships. Helpline open 7am - 12 midnight
, Waltham Forest
T: 0800 2822930
W: www.ruthinking.co.uk


Whipps Cross University Hospital

Call for an appointment.
, Waltham Forest, E11 1NR
T: 020 8535 6535


Gay & Lesbian Sexual Health Clinics

A web directory with gay & lesbian sexual health clinics across London.
, Waltham Forest
W: www.mungos.org/other/LGB/gay_and_lesbain_sexual_he


Waltham Forest Theatre



Lloyd Park, Lloyd Park, Waltham Forest, E17 6EJ
T: 020 8496 2643


Transport for London


, Waltham Forest
T: 020 7941 4500
W: www.tfl.gov.uk


Millenium Volunteers Waltham Forest



Waltham Forest YMCA, Waltham Forest YMCA, Waltham Forest, E17 3EF
T: 020 8509 4620
F: 020 8509 4690


Prince's Trust Volunteers Waltham Forest

Offer a 12-week personal development programme.
, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8496 5197
W: www.princes-trust.org.uk


British Trust for Conservation Volunteers

Practical conservation projects in North London.
, Waltham Forest
T: 020 7278 4293
W: www.bctv.org.uk(click on London)


Waltham Forest Volunteer Centre

Local voluntary opportunities. Open (10am - 4pm)

Unit 2 Alpha Business Centre, Unit 2 Alpha Business Centre, Waltham Forest, E17 7NX
T: 020 8521 6226
F: 020 8521 6226
W: www.thevcwf.org.uk


Duke of Edinburgh Award Waltham Forest

Local voluntary opportunities.
, Waltham Forest
T: 020 8527 4597


Leytonstone

Open Monday-Thursday 9am-4.30pm and Friday 10am-4pm.

1Kirkdale Road, Waltham Forest, E11 1RZ
T: 020 8218 2809


Walthamstow

Open Monday-Thursday 9am-4.30pm and Friday 10am-4pm.

7-13 Westbury Road, Waltham Forest, E17 6RH
T: 020 8210 3000


Age Concern



Ground Floor. Zenith House, Ground Floor. Zenith House, Waltham Forest, E10 7JQ
T: 020 8558 5512


Waltham Forest College



Forest Building, Forest Building, Waltham Forest, E17 4JB
T: 020 8501 8000
F: 020 8501 8001


Waltham Forest Disability Resource Centre



1a Warner Road, Waltham Forest, E17 7DY
T: 020 8520 8347
F: 020 8520 7091


Face 2 Face

Contraception clinic Wednesdays 3.30pm-5.30pm.

The Score Building, The Score Building, Waltham Forest, E10 5JY
T: 020 8430 7090/0


Tom Hood Advice & Support Centre

Thursday       2.30pm - 4.30pm

Tom Hood School , Tom Hood School , Waltham Forest, E11 3NT
T: 020 8519 8782


Comely Bank Clinic

Monday  4pm - 5.15pm, Friday 4pm - 5.15pm

46 Ravenswood Road, Waltham Forest, E17 9LY
T: 020 8430 7100


Click Cyber Cafe



321 Leytonstone High Road , Waltham Forest, E11 4JT
T: 020 8988 8877


Highams Park Youth Centre



Church Avenue, Waltham Forest, E4
T: 020 8527 4597


Paradox Centre



3 Ching Way, Waltham Forest, E4 8YE
T: 020 8501 9909
F: 020 8527 9394.


Warwick Centre



Barrett Road, Barrett Road, Waltham Forest, E17 9ES
T: 020 8521 8122


Waltham Forest Youth Service



Outset Building, Outset Building, Waltham Forest, E17 8AH
T: 020 8496 1530
F: 020 8496 1536


Warwick Community Centre



Warwick Boys' School , Warwick Boys' School , Waltham Forest, E17 9HJ
T: 020 8521 8122


Leyton Youth Centre

Works with young people aged 13 to 19 to raise achievement and address social inclusion issues.

Crawley Road , Waltham Forest, E10 5PY
T: 020 8496-1792