Peabody - Here to help

Here to Help offers free, short term support to people who live in Havering, are over the age of 16 and need help to develop their independent living skills.

About the service

(Incorporating The Carepoint Service)

The Here to Help Service provides a free and confidential service to people aged 16 and over who live in Havering. We provide information, advice and support to help you resolve issues affecting your life so that you can feel more confident and be able to live more independently. We don’t judge and we don’t tell people what to do.

Based in Romford (see address below) and open six days a week (Mon-Sat), we can work with you to find out what type of help you need and then support you address the issues affecting your life that are important to you. We also have regular, free drop-ins across the borough where you can call in and discuss your issue with a members of staff. For more information about times and locations of our drop-in sessions, Please click 'IN' below..

We can support you with a range of different things such as:

• Accessing benefits

• Employment and training opportunities

• Social Care needs

• Housing needs

• Managing rent arrears

• Managing your home

• Financial advice

• Budgeting support

• Support to access healthcare and well-being

• Support to access drug and alcohol services

• Support to access mental health services

• Volunteering opportunities

• Helping you to become more independent and part of your local community

Along with the support, we also run a Volunteering Programme that offers customers the chance to get more involved with a variety of roles within the Peabody such as administration, reception and organising social activities. Just ask a member of staff about how to get involved.

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