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Technical difficulties​We are currently experiencing technical issues with our online Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction & Council Tax form. Customers are currently unable to submit these forms to the Council. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope to have the fault rectified as soon as possible. Essential systems maintenance this Friday evening This website may experience intermittent disruption from 6pm tonight, Friday 16 August, while we upgrade our systems. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​​​​​​

Health and social care


Help for adultsAdult social care - help for adults

Social services, residential homes, day centres, support for living at home, keeping warm in winter.

Children and family careChildren and family care

Find activities at your local children's centre, get a short break for a disabled child and find out about child protection.

Safeguarding childrenSafeguarding children

Find out about the Newham Safeguarding Children Board, and find advice and training on safeguarding for professionals and volunteers.

Fostering and adoptionFostering and adoption

Who can adopt and foster and how to apply to adopt or be a foster carer.

Domestic violenceDomestic violence

Spot the signs and find out how to report domestic abuse.

Looked-after children and leaving careLooked-after children and leaving care

What help and support you can get when you are looked after by us and when you leave care.