We understand that COVID-19 may not only impact your mental health and wellbeing but also your ability to get out and do the simplest things. We have pulled together some information about charities and services in the local community that are here to help our you if you are feeling in crisis during this uncertain time.

We will be creating the same information sheets for Newham & Redbridge over the next few days – thank you for your patience. 

Tower Hamlets




Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham

Local mental health charity who can signpost you to the right care at the right time

T: 020 7510 1081
E: [email protected]

E:[email protected]


Shout Crisis Helpline

Anyone struggling with mental health during isolation, with anxiety or worry during COVID-19

Text SHOUT to 85258. Shout offer free 24/7 text line support for those feeling in crisis

Age UK East London

Local charity working with older people in Tower Hamlets

T: 02089817124

E: [email protected]

W: www.ageuk.org.uk/eastlondon

Neighbours in Poplar

Helping senior citizens with food/prescription delivery and befriending

T: 02079870257

E: [email protected]

W: https://www.neighboursinpoplar.com/

Bow Food Bank

Now delivering to the most vulnerable in Tower Hamlets – need donations.

E: [email protected]

W: www.bowfoodbank.org/

First Love Foundation

Food delivery service for those in crisis and financially affected at this time – need donations.

T: 02030699877

W: www.firstlovefoundation.org.uk

NHS 111

If you need medical advice you can use the NHS 111 service

(Not for medical emergencies. If a medical emergency call 999.)

T: 111

W: 111.nhs.uk/covid-19


Online Doctor/Pharmacy

Taking the hassle out of visiting the doctor and home delivery of prescriptions

W: https://onlinedoctor.superdrug.com/


Tower Hamlets Council

Get coronavirus support as an extremely vulnerable person – this is contact information for urgent requirements only

T:  020 7364 3030

W: https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/


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