Newlon runs a variety of services, projects and activities to support their residents. Our main objective is to help build strong communities through various projects and services.
Areas in which we can support you:
- Support with financial difficulties or debt
- Wellbeing services and support
- Welfare benefits advice
- Employment advice
In addition to the services we provide we can help you find extra support in the community. Here is a selection of links to local and national support services you might find useful.
- NHS – for symptoms of coronavirus and how to stay safe.
- NHS 111 online – for medical help.
- Government coronavirus information – updated regularly.
- Government guidance on health and wellbeing – for advice on how to look after your mental and physical health.
- Covid Mutual Aid UK volunteering – mutual aid groups for volunteering and support.
- Nextdoor.co.uk – to connect with your community.
- Meetup.com – to connect with your community.
- Advice and information about violence against women and girls – Islington Council.
- Citizens Advice – for advice to assist people with legal, debt, consumer, housing and other problems in the United Kingdom.
Local authority support
Local authorities provide support to residents who find themselves in financial hardship and are unable to afford essential items or living costs. Most schemes provide vouchers for food, energy bills and white goods.
Please follow the links below to find out more:
- Islington: Resident Support Scheme
- Hackney: Discretionary crisis support scheme (HDCSS)
- London: Shine (EDF)
- Haringey: The Haringey Support Fund
- Barking and Dagenham: Financial help for care leavers
- Tower Hamlets: Residents’ Support Scheme
- Enfield: Extra help with rent and Council Tax
- Waltham Forest: Local welfare assistance
- Islington: Cripplegate Foundation
- UK-wide: Healthy Start (financial help if you have children)
Wellbeing is commonly defined as ‘the feeling of being comfortable, healthy and happy in your own skin’. At Newlon we take our residents’ wellbeing very seriously. The Financial Inclusion team are available to help residents in financial hardship with employment advice and welfare benefits advice.
For wellbeing support outside of Newlon, please follow the links below:
- Haringey – Mind in Haringey
- Newham – Talking Therapies
- Tower Hamlets – Talking Therapies
- The Charity for Civil Servants
- Walthamstow, Wimbledon, Ealing and Surbiton – YMCA St Paul’s Group
- London-wide – Hestia mental health support
- Age UK
- Solace – Domestic Violence help
If you have any questions, worries or concerns, please feel free to contact us by emailing email@example.com.