Healthy start for your child

Free Healthy Start vitamins

From May 2021, all pregnant women, new mothers and children under the age of 4 years can access FREE vitamins including the recommended amount of Vitamin D in Newham.

Healthy Start vitamins are free regardless of families income or immigration status and has been funded by Public Health Newham. 

Good nutrition and Healthy Start vitamins in pregnancy and after birth can help mother to maintain her own health and provide the best for her baby.

Vitamins and good nutrition can also help young children to grow up healthy and strong and also reduce the risk of Obesity, Type 2 diabetes and heart disease later in life. 

Healthy Start vitamins do not contain milk, egg, gluten, soya or peanut residues and they're suitable for vegetarians and halal diets.

Collect your vitamins in Newham

You can visit one of the centres in the list below to collect your vitamins. You do not need to make a booking.

Children Centres

  • Altmore Children’s Centre, Altmore Avenue, E6 2BY
  • Beckton and Royal Docks Children’s Centre, Tollgate Road, E6 5UP
  • Edith Kerrison Nursery School and Children’s Centre Sophia Road, E16 3PB
  • Kay Rowe Nursery School, Osborne Road, E7 0PH
  • Maryland Children’s Centre Buxton Road, E15 1QX
  • Oliver Thomas Nursery School 1 Mathews Avenue, E6 6BU
  • Plaistow Primary School and Children’s Centre Eastern Road, E13 9DQ
  • Rebeca Cheetam Nursey and Children Centre, Marcus St,  E15 3JT
  • Sheringham or Manor Park Children’s Centre Sheringham Avenue, E12 5PB
  • St Stephen’s School and Children’s Centre Whitfield Road, E6 1AS

Health Centres

(Please note that some of these sites require you to make a booking to collect your vitamins. See the map for more information).

  • Albert Road Practice, 76 Albert Road, E16 2DY
  • Appleby Health Centre, 63 Appleby Rd, E16 1LQ
  • Canberra Health Centre, 478 Barking Road, East Ham, E6 2LT
  • Chargeable Lane Resource Centre, 200 Chargeable Lane, Plaistow, E13 3DW
  • Liberty Bridge Road Practice, 40 Liberty Bridge, Stratford, E20 1AS
  • Lord Lister Health Centre, 121 Woodgrange Road, Forest Gate, E7 0EP
  • Royal Docks Medical Centre, 21 East Ham Manor Way, Beckton, E6 5NS
  • Shrewsbury Health Centre, Shrewsbury Road, East Ham, E7 8QP
  • Star Lane Medical Centre, 121 Star Lane, E16 4QH
  • The Centre Manor Park, 30 Church, Manor Park, E12 6AQ
  • Vicarage Lane Health Centre, 10 Vicarage Lane, Stratford, E15 4ES
  • West Ham Lane Health Centre, 84 West Ham Lane, Stratford, E15 4PT

For further information, including opening hours, you can view our vitamin distribution outlet map.

View the mobile friendly Vitamin Distribution Outlet Map

Computer friendly Vitamin Distribution Outlet Map

Vitamin distribution outlet map