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Community Neighbourhood Link Worker

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.

There are lots of activities available in Newham including chess, knitting, walking, gardening, exercising, volunteering and so much more.

Help with form filling

This service is only provided to residents who are housebound and who do not have any family or friends able to offer support.

The forms the team can support with are limited and include transport related forms (Blue Badge, Taxicard, Freedom Pass and Dial-a-ride applications) as well as support to set up a MyNewham online account.(Newham’s local Neighbourhood Library service is available to support residents with form filling).

Community Development

Community Neighbourhood Link Workers also have oversight of Adult Social Care and Health events / programs that are delivered in your Community Neighborhood.

Community Neighbourhood Link Workers are based in each Neighbourhood area.

​Area ​Link Worker
​Beckton and Royal Docks
Shamilla Kumari
​Custom House and Canning Town Vacant
​East Ham Mikayl Mehtab
​Forest Gate ​Jacqui Pringle
​Green Street Monjila Khatun
​Manor Park Noreen Mukalazi
Plaistow ​Habiba Ali
​Stratford and West Ham Sabrina Glen

To refer a resident to a Link Worker please complete the short online form below.

Community Neighbourhood Link Worker referral form

If you have any questions or would like more information about the Community Neighbourhood Link Worker service please email