Community Neighbourhood Link Workers support residents who are lonely and / or isolated to reconnect
Information, Advice and Guidance
Community Neighbourhood Link Workers are well connected to local community activities and support services in Newham. The Team can advise and support you in accessing these local activities/services – many are free or subsidised.
This ranges from coffee mornings, walking & exercise clubs, gardening groups, carers support groups, mental health support, end of life care, volunteering, health and nutritional support and so much more.
Support for residents who are lonely and/ or socially isolated
Many people find themselves feeling isolated and lonely at some point in their lives. Community Neighbourhood Link Workers are able to support residents for up to 6 weeks on a one-to-one basis to help build confidence in seeking out and/or rediscovering hobbies and interests.
To find out more about loneliness, how you can spot the signs and support someone, please click on the link below:
Transport form support
This service is only provided to residents who are housebound and who do not have any family or friends able to offer support.
Taxicard and Dial-a-rideBlue BadgesFreedom PassCarers Permits
The forms the team can support with include:
For all other form filling support you can visit your local Library for more information
Find your local Library
Community Neighbourhood Link Workers also have oversight of Adult Social Care and Health events / programs that are delivered in your Community Neighborhood.
Beckton and Royal DocksCustom House and Canning TownEast HamForest GateGreen StreetManor ParkPlaistowStratford and West Ham
Community Neighbourhood Link Workers are based in each Neighbourhood area.
Our libraries and community centres offer a fantastic range of activities. Click the links below to see the quarterly community neighbourhood activity schedules.
How do I make a referral?
To refer a resident to a Link Worker please complete the short online form below.
Community Neighbourhood Link Worker referral form
Who is my Community Neighbourhood Link Worker?
If you have any questions or would like more information about the Community Neighbourhood Link Worker service please email CNLW@newham.gov.uk