If you are struggling with financial hardship, the links and information below can offer guidance and advice about support services available from your council and local organisations:

 A new Community Wellbeing Project is launching next week which is particularly aimed at supporting local families based in Stonebridge and Harlesden.

Membership includes access to a Community Shop, Community Café, Community Kitchen and a wraparound offer of Advice and Guidance.

The project is specifically for families in receipt of means tested benefits and local to Bridge Park Leisure centre

Hosted at Bridge Park Leisure centre, members of this pilot project will benefit from a range of benefits, including a weekly shop valued at approx. £25, access to a varied timetable of advice and guidance and holistic support with health and wellbeing.

Please see this poster for more info.

Utility bills
  • Help with heating and utility bills
Childcare and school cost
  • Childcare and school support
Benefits and money advice
  • Council Tax Support
  • Housing Benefits
  • Resident support Fund
Community Directory
A list with local organisations, groups, activities and services in Brent
Brent Hubs
A list with Brent partners who provide residents with free support and advice regarding benefits, employment, money management and debt advice, housing
Brent Out of Hours Family Support
The service provides access to a Barnardo’s family support worker during evenings and weekends and to other information including support with the Cost of Living.
Help with money- general advice
  • money advice and budget planner
  • debt advice
  • what support is available for working families
Help with council Tax & bills
  • council tax relief
  • mortgage and rent
  • utilities
Extra financial help for those in crisis 
  • local welfare assistance
  • free school meals
Ealing Advice Service
A consortium of 10 local charities offering advice welfare benefits, Housing, immigration, education, children with additional needs and much more

Please click on the following link for a leaflet from Brent Council with a list of services offering support in relation to Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG). Please click here for the Gujarati translation of the leaflet.

Below you can find information about local services and organisations that offer support and advice with regards to various aspects involved in caring for your child’s education and wellbeing.

Brent Social Care
(safeguarding concerns)
Brent Family Front Door: 020 8937 4300
(Monday-Friday 9am-5pm)
Out of Hours Duty Team: 020 8863 5250
(concerns about your child’s health)
08454 24 24 24 (landlines charged at local rate, mobile charges vary)
Textphone: 18001 08454 24 24 24
Harrow Dyslexic Group Telephone:020 8422 0300
ADHD Support Group 35 Pinner Green, Pinner, Middlesex,HA5 2AF
Telephone: 020 8426 1719
(mental health support)
Telephone: 020 8966 6393
email: p.ganatra@nhs.net
NHS website
Educational Psychology Service Civic Centre, Station Road, Harrow, HA1 2UT
Telephone: 020 8966 6480
HOPE- Harrow
(family relationships)
0208 863 7319
Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) 0870 000 3344