Support for Families, Parents and Carers 

Find information about play sessions for young children, advice about feeding and healthy eating, and other support for parents/carers and families. 

HENRY Waltham Forest 

Free support for all families in Waltham Forest with children aged 0–5. 

Our family services cover four key themes: 

  • Infant feeding – breast, bottle or mixed 
  • Healthy eating  
  • Oral health – children’s teeth 
  • Speech & language 

Phone:  0208 496 5223  


Tots and Toys 

“Tots and Toys” is a toddler group for parents/carers and their children aged 0-3.  

9.30am – 11am every Tuesday morning in term time. 

Open to anyone in the area and is a great place to meet other parents and carers. 

Phone: 020 3876 6399 


Walthamstow Toy Library and Play Centre 

Play sessions, toy loaning and feeding support. You must become a member to attend play sessions – £12 for a year, free for families on benefits. 

Find out how to become a member.

Find out about play sessions in Walthamstow and Leytonstone.

Address: Walthamstow Toy Library and Play Centre, 46 Ravenswood Road, London E17 9LY 

Phone: 020 8509 3401 


Lloyd Park Children’s Charity 

Family support, play sessions, baby massage and more. 

Centres in Walthamstow, Leytonstone, Chingford and Leyton. 

Find out about our activities and events. 

Phone:  020 8531 9522 


Address:  Lloyd Park Centre, Winns Avenue Entrance, Lloyd Park, Walthamstow, London E17 5JW 

Find contact details of other centres in Waltham Forest

Cornerstone Baby Bank 

A baby bank is like a food bank but for baby items. If you, or anyone you know needs some baby items, please contact them. 

Phone:  07835 109459 


Complete an online form if YOU need help.

Complete an online form if you know someone who needs help.

Support for victims of domestic abuse

Ashiana Network 

Advice, support, and counselling for South Asian, Turkish and Iranian women and girls experiencing domestic violence and sexual violence. 

Phone: 020 8539 0427 


Solace Advocacy and Support Service 

Practical and emotional support, information, advocacy and specialist services. If you need help with safety concerns, emotional or housing support, legal options, reporting to the police, child contact, benefits and financial advice, get in touch. 

Phone:   07340 683382 


Find out how to get help.

If you need help NOW, phone 0808 802 5565. 

Haven Network for Survivors of Abuse 

Information, advice and support for men and women and young people who are experiencing domestic or sexual abuse. 

Address:  The Peterhouse Community Centre, 122 Forest Rise, Walthamstow, London E17 3PW 

Phone:  0208 520 0755 


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