January 16, 2023

Tower Hamlets – Benefit advice

Find out about advice and benefits available to residents of Tower Hamlets. Information about welfare benefits you may be entitled is available on GOV.UK. Get more information on local changes to benefits and how this may affect you on the welfare reform page. Information on local and national independent advice services is available on the Community Legal Advice page.   https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/advice_and_benefits/advice_and_benefits.aspx
January 16, 2023

Local welfare suport

This includes information on budgeting, saving, debt prevention, affordable credit, benefit entitlement, moving from benefits into employment and energy best deals. It will also help with short term living costs such as credit food and gas/electric prepayment metres. It can also help in some circumstances with white goods and furniture.  
January 16, 2023

DHP

Funding from central housing government for existing housing benefit claimants who do not receive full benefit and who can show that they have special circumstances.   https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/advice_and_benefits/benefits/discretionary_housing_payments.aspx
January 16, 2023

Tower Hamlets – Grants and funding

There are a wide range of grants and funding options available to residents of Tower Hamlets, from community grants and business grants to information on student loans and grants that aim to support children and families.   https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/advice_and_benefits/grants/Grants.aspx
January 16, 2023

Energy grants

Grants and assistance as follows: Boiler replacement programme, Affordable warmth home visits, Warm home discount, WaterHelp, WaterSure, Water Direct Scheme.   https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/environment_and_waste/Sustainability/Tower_Hamlets_Energy/Energy_advice_and_information/grants_and_assistance.aspx
January 16, 2023

Tower Hamlets – Health and medical advice

Tower Hamlets has a wide range of health and medical services that offer support and advice to local residents. Our social service department is also on hand to help all those in the community who may need support.   https://www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/lgnl/health__social_care/health_and_medical_advice/health_and_medical_advice.aspx
January 16, 2023

Open spaces

Tower Hamlets has many diverse parks, gardens and open spaces for residents and visitors to enjoy, including: playgrounds & inclusive play, outdoor gyms & fitness licences. Parks and open spaces (towerhamlets.gov.uk)
January 16, 2023

Voluntary organisations

The council recognises the unique position of local voluntary and community sector organisations in supporting residents as well as providing services for them. There is a range of funding opportunities available to local groups.   Voluntary organisations (towerhamlets.gov.uk)
January 16, 2023

Families and young people suport

Early Help service, holiday activities for kids and support, resources, information and links for families to support emotional and physical health plus learning from home and staying safe online.   Schools and families (towerhamlets.gov.uk)
January 16, 2023

School

Find out how to apply for places. You can also check school term and holiday dates, find out how to become a school governor and apply for free school meals.   Schools (towerhamlets.gov.uk)