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Power cut at Canning Town Library Canning Town Library has been affected by a power cut in the local area and is currently closed - we will extend book return due dates by one week in case you cannot return items at an alternative library.
Essential maintenance this weekend to our Council Tax & Housing Benefit system​Council Tax Account Balances and Housing Benefit information will be unavailable via MyNewham on Saturday 25 and Sunday 26 November 2017. Customers may find certain online forms will not function during this time. 

Customers can still make payments, but online account balances will not be updated until Monday 27 November 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.​

Safeguarding children


Child protectionChild protection

Worried about a child? Find out how to contact us if you think they may be a victim of neglect, abuse or cruelty.

Newham Safeguarding Children Board

Find out about the Newham Safeguarding Children Board, serious case reviews and child death panels.

Safeguarding for professionalsSafeguarding for professionals

Advice to help you with issues you may come across in working with children either as a professional or as a volunteer.

Safeguarding for children and young peopleSafeguarding for children and young people

Advice on what to do if you are being bullied, plus information about gangs, domestic violence and online safety.

Early Start Family Contact CentreFamily Contact Centre

Early Start Family Contact Centre provides a seven day service for children and families to meet in a safe and comfortable space in Newham.