Carers

Waltham Forest Carers Association

Unpaid carers are entitled to support, including but not limited to:

  • Carers Assessments

  • Information and advice

  • Respite care

  • Financial support

Referrals should be made in the first instance to Waltham Forest Carers Association:

T: 020 8556 0857
E: info@walthamforestcarers.com
F: 020 8539 7887

Address: Waltham Forest Resource Hub (Central), 1 Russell Road E10 7ES

Opening hours: 

  • Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm (excluding Bank Holidays)

  • An answerphone service runs outside these hours

Emergencies

Emergency referrals for social care should be made to Adult Social Care:

T: 020 8496 3000 (option 5, Adult Social Care)
E: wfdirect@walthamforest.gov.uk
F: 020 8496 1813

Address: Willow House, 869 Forest Road, Walthamstow E17 4UH

Opening hours:

  • Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm (excluding Bank Holidays)

  • A duty service operates outside these hours

Young Carers

Under-18s who support a family member with a disability, health condition or substance misuse problem can be referred to the London Borough of Waltham Forest’s Young Carers Support Service:

T: 020 8496 1530
E: TYSS.REFF@walthamforest.gov.uk

Address: Early Help 11-18, The Outset Centre, 2a Grange Road, Walthamstow E17 8AH

Updated: 11 Apr 2017