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Ways to get help

We've made our website easier to use and there are now lots of things you can do for yourself online. So you may not need to contact us, but if you do, that's fine. We're happy to help. Contact details can be found on our contact details and open hours page.

Do it online

My Newham

You can report a problem, request a service or make a payment through our website at a time that suits you through your My Newham account.

For some online services you will be asked to login to My Newham

  • Registration is easy and takes minutes – all you need to get started is an email address. As well as access to a range of services, My Newham keeps a track of the enquiries you have made – and their progress.
  • You can also check balances and statements, find out when applications will be dealt with and log in without having to re-enter your reference number each time.

To see an A-Z of services online, choose from the options below.

Pay         Apply         Report

Support with services and using our website

If you need support to apply for a council service through our website then please:

  1. ​Seek assistance from a friend or family members, or
  2. Visit any one of our 10 libraries, where you can use a computer and scanner for free. Staff will be on hand to provide you with some assistance. 

If for good reason you are unable to do any of the above and fall into one of the categories below, call us on 0208 430 2000 for further advice:

  • ​Physical disabilities 
  • Mental health issues 
  • Learning difficulties 
  • Frailty.