Where to get help

Community Drug Team

Structured drug treatment for over 18s offering:-

Advice and information; substitute medication for heroin addiction; key work and group work; nurse appointments for healthcare assessments, testing for HIV, Hep B, C and immunisation and other services; including assessment for accessing in-patient detox and residential rehabilitation services.

When: Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri,  9.30am to 5.30pm

Tues, 9.30 am to 7.30pm

Where: 71 Johnson Street (Off Cable Street), London E1 0AQ

Tel: 020 7790 1344

Community Alcohol Team

Service for Tower Hamlets residents over the age of 18 affected by alcohol misuse offering: -

Drop In advice, information and assessments, community alcohol detoxification, group work, counselling support, support for clients experiencing domestic violence and alcohol use, onward referral to further treatment and associated agencies, including residential detoxification/rehabilitation.

When: Mon, Wed, Fri, 9am to 5pm

Tues, Thurs, 9am to 8pm

Sat, 10.00am to 1pm

Where: Unit 22, Skylines Village, LimeHarbour, London E14 9TS

Tel: 0800 008 7200
Fax: 020 7987 2721

Email: newalcoholservice@rapt.org.uk
Web: www.rapt.org.uk/

Nearest Tube: South Quay on the DLR
Bus Routes:  D6, D7 and D8

NAFAS

Culturally sensitive 12-week day care programmes for all residents (over the age of 18) and their families including: support, aftercare, specialist addiction counselling, advice and fast-track referrals to specialist services.

When: Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm (Other opening times apply)

Where: The Davenant Centre, 179-181 Whitechapel Road, London E1 1DN

Tel: 020 7377 0676

Email: admin@nafas.org

 

Isis Women's Service

Women only service for over 18s offering:-

Advice and information; One to One counselling; key work; substitute medication for heroin addiction; needle exchange; nurse appointments for healthcare assessments, testing for HIV, Hep B, C; sexual health advice; parenting support and immunisation and other services; including assessments for in-patient detox and residential rehab. 

When: Mon, Tues, Thurs, 9.30 am to 5.30 pm

Wed, 1pm to 5.30pm

Fri, 9.30 am to 5pm 

Where: c/o Hopetown Hostel, 60 Old Montague Street, London E1 5NJ

Tel: 020 7426 0399

 

Island Day Programme

Structured abstinence-based day programme for drug and alcohol users following the 12 step model for Tower Hamlets residents over the age of 18. The programme also offers one to one counselling and an aftercare programme.

When: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm

Where: Unit 47, Skylines Village, Limeharbour, London E14 9TS

Tel: 020 7538 0184

http://www.rapt.org.uk/

Young people

Young People’s Substance Misuse Service

Information, advice, guidance and specialist support to young people, aged under 19 years, who are affected by substance misuse. Family, parent and carer support service available to all. Drug awareness training provided and community peer educators course available to residents of Tower Hamlets.

When: Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm

Where: Unit 26 Skylines Village, Limeharbour, London E14 9TS

Tel: 020 3069 7878

http://www.lifeline.org.uk/

Somali Substance Misuse Project

Pilot project targeted at the over 18 Somali community with Khat, Alcohol or Drug issues

Help, advice and referral to substance misuse services.

Raising awareness and understanding of substance misuse issues impacting on the Somali community.

 

Contact: Idriis Elmi
Mind in Tower Hamlets & Newham
Open House
13 Whitethorn Street, E3 4DA  
Tel: 020 7510 1081

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