Children’s services advice and assessment team

If you are concerned that a child or young person is being harmed through abuse or neglect you should contact the children’s services advice and assessment team.

020 7364 5601
020 7364 5606




Healthy Start

Tower Hamlets provides healthy start vitamins for all pregnant women, new mums up to one year post natal and children until their fourth birthday through midwives and health visitors, some children’s centres and pharmacists. Contact Rita Virmani or Sumaira Tayyab for more information.

020 8121 4373
020 7364 7380

Early Help

Early Help provides support to families, early on, to help stop problems becoming more serious. Provide help with parenting, money troubles, emotional health and much more.

020 7364 5000


Family Nurse Partnership

A home visiting programme for first-time young mums and families. Helping them have a healthy pregnancy, improve their child’s health and development
and plan their own futures.

020 8223 8601


Doula project (Maternity Mates)

A project run by Women’s Health and Family Services that recruits and train women locally to provide emotional and practical support during pregnancy, childbirth and the early weeks of family life. Particular attention for women who are isolated and vulnerable.

020 7377 8725

Routine childhood immunisation schedule

Information on the eight weeks to fourteen years old vaccinations.

Baby vaccinations and immunisations

Step Forward

Free & confidential services for all young people aged 11-25, living in & around Tower Hamlets, East London.

020 7739 3082


The Gateway Midwifery Team

Intensive, specialist care provided for high-risk women during pregnancy. By appointment at various Children’s Centres in Tower Hamlets.

020 3594 2547