Developing the Healthwatch Redbridge Community Network
Why a Community Network?
We have grants of £500 - £2000 for individuals, groups and organisations. We’re looking for new ideas that explore people’s experiences of local health and care services and improve wellbeing in their community. This year we are focusing on health inequalities. Find out more...
Healthwatch Redbridge Network members and events
Refugee and Migrant Forum for Essex and London (RAMFEL) Immigration Advice, Destitution Support, Housing and Integration Advice, Foodbank, English Classes.
Redbridge Talking Therapies NHS Improving Access to Psychological Therapy Service (IAPT) – Mental Health service for people experiencing common mental issues aged 18+ and registered with a GP in Redbridge.
NELFT - Expert Patients Programme (NHS Trust) Runs self-management courses for people with long term conditions and unpaid carers that support people with long term condition.
NELFT - Patient Experience Team Enabling service users to be involved in implementing change within NELFT
Whipps Cross Hospital – Community Forum The Community Forum is a collection of local residents, Community Voluntary and Statutory organisations with a track record in engagement.
Mind in North East London’s Safe Connections Suicide Prevention A collaboration of three branches of Mind covering seven boroughs in North East London, and the City.
Stronger Together Project Stronger Together is a community project supporting people with mental illnesses or dementia and their carers through activities and in-person sessions.
One Place East We are a user led organisation, representing Deaf people, those with disabilities, chronic illness, lived experience of mental health problems.
Sensory Specialists Ltd and RNID Funded by LBR Local Authority to provide statutory sensory services for adults living in the borough. E.g. Deaf/deaf, hard of hearing, d/Deaf Blind, Visual impairment.
Ilford and District Diabetes UK Group Diabetes Health and management
Positive East HIV & sexual health
Re-engage Telephone befriending service, telephone befriending service (LGBT+ specific), social groups, activity groups, online Christmas directory.
Saint Francis Hospice Hospice Support and care for people with life limiting illnesses
Ilford High Road Baptist Church Support for Mental Health, socially isolated, refugees & asylum seekers
Redbridge Faith Forum Charity to promote community cohesion in Redbridge
Blossom CIC Community Centre
Community Links Community Links, a London-based community development charity, proudly part of the Catch22 Group, that works on tackling health and social inequality in East London and beyond
RedbridgeCVS Supports voluntary organisations in Redbridge
The Association of Redbridge African Caribbean Communities (TARACC) African Caribbean community group with specific focus on Health and Wellbeing, Black History and Business/Enterprise Development for individuals from 16 years.
Black Woman Kindness Initiative Wellbeing - Mental and emotional health. Workshops\information social events\discussion groups
Jewish Care Social Care- Older people, people living with dementia, carers, end of life care, adults with physical disabilities, Holocaust Survivors
Redbridge Community Hubs Team (Redbridge Council) Community engagement – projects and broad engagement with the wider community
Age UK Redbridge, Barking & Havering A broad range of services on offer for older people
Ilford Shopmobility (service provided by Disability Redbridge - a local charity) Supporting people with mobility problems to independently access the facilities of Ilford Town centre. (mainly elderly people but all ages, and carers benefit)
A community social action group for 18-25 year olds (disabled and non disabled).
A group to improve the Health and Wellbeing of females.
Providing specialist immigration advice and some other support to migrants.
Informing Muslim women of their rights
Providing respite support to unpaid carers caring for a loved one with Dementia and Mental Health.
Offers free and confidential treatment and support to stop smoking and other forms of tobacco
A Young People’s Drug and Alcohol Service, supporting young people aged 13-18 years old.
A sexual Health Service providing support for young people and vulnerable adults.
A social enterprise that aims to improve mental wellness in communities.
Redbridge Rainbow Community works with LGBTQ+ people who live, work, socialise or study in the London Borough of Redbridge.
Citizens Advice Redbridge provide information, advice, signposting and referral services to clients.
Good mental wellbeing is critical for our health, relationships, sense of purpose and our ability to cope with our daily life. Just like we may need help with our physical health, many of us will need mental health support at some point in our lives.
Exercise and Wellbeing Programme provides cardiac rehab & prevention exercise activities and additionally social activities and wellbeing support including positive mental health.
Creating spaces for open conversations about death, dying and grief.
A Map of the Healthwatch Redbridge Community Network members
Please note that due to Covid-19, members may not be currently meeting at the address pinned on this map. Please click on the pins for further information and to view a Community Network member's website.
Some organisations are based outside of Redbridge or do not have an office, therefore do not feature on the map.