Self Referrals

Counselling / Newham Talking Therapies


Sexual Health Screening

Free Sexual Health Service provided from Monday to Saturday (see below table for opening times).

No appointments can be made, this is a Walk in and Wait Service at:

Sir Ludwig Guttmann Health and Wellbeing Centre
40 Liberty Bridge Road
East Village
E20 1AS

Tel: 0208 496 7237


Opening Times Listed Below:

Day Opening Hours Booking an Appointment
Monday 8:30 - 19:00 Walk-in
Tuesday 8:30 - 19:00 Walk-in
Wednesday 11:30 - 19:00 Walk-in
Thursday 8:30 - 19:00 Walk-in
Friday 08:30 - 15:00 Walk-in
Saturday 09:00 - 13:00 Walk-in

Domestic violence support

Newham Asian Women’s Project (NAWP) is now London Black Women's Project (LBWP)

Phone number - 020 8472 0528
Address - 661 Barking Rd, London E13 9EX

Aanchal Women's Aid - 0845 451 2547 (24 hour crisis line for Asian women experiencing domestic abuse)


Termination of pregnancy


Newham antenatal services and midwives

Newham University Hospital switchboard number: 020 7476 4000


Alcohol and drug addiction

CRI is now Change Grow Live at Newham Rise - 0800 652 3879


Advice regarding welfare, benefits and housing

Community Links – East London Charity

  • Free advice on Welfare Benefits, Debt and Housing
  • 105 Barking Road, Canning Town  
  • Monday to Thursday mornings, opens at 9:00am (first come, first served basis)
  • Open Door service is a drop-in advice service, with no appointments necessary 
  • If necessary, bring an interpreter with you for your first visit

Minor Eye Conditions

If you have an eye problem then a specialist opthalmic practitioner can help you with this.

You can click on this link for more information Newham MECS Leaflet