Our response to COVID-19

Following Government & NHS guidance to protect the health
of our users and volunteers and staff


Face-to-face services

All face to face services now happen on Mondays & Thursdays. Our team is working from home on rest of the days, providing support & advice remotely – by phone, mail, online and social media. 


We continue to partner with local agencies to ensure we understand and deliver support services that meet your needs - whilst shaping the delivery of our services beyond COVID-19.

Rt. Hon. Stephen Timms, MP

Highlighting our Community & Digital Inclusion milestones in the Parliament

Our offices are closed due to COVID-19 pandemic.
 But we are here to help you.

Our staff & volunteers are working hard and also our
funding partners so we can support the community to ensure digitally excluded people are supported. 

Job assistance

Have you lost your job and need government support or help to find another job?

Benefits & settlement

Do you need to apply for settled status? Need support to apply for benefits?

When can you call us?

Call us - Monday & Tuesday, 10am - 3pm

Moving forward

We are trying our best to secure funding to provide you services all days in the week

Our services during the Covid-19 crisis & how to reach us?

We can assist you remotely with - Support with new online Universal Credit application, Journal update guidance , Job Seekers Allowance, Employment Support Allowance, Council Tax Reduction (CTR) , Housing Benefit , Discretionary Housing Payment guidance

Have you lost your job during covid and need support with finding another job, or upskilling to move on - we can help you with jobs & training advice, CV assistance, interview prep and career advice

For those who are digitally and socially excluded, this is a worrying time as they cannot access critical online services like finding up-to-date and accurate information, accessing health advice and services, and buying essentials online. During this period we can provide you with - online skills and a range of free courses starting from basic digital to advanced.

If you don't have a digital device (eg. tablet or laptop) we can provide you with a device. Qualifying status - vulnerable adult (18+ yr old) - eg. low income, isolated, elderly, has underlying health condition & be prepared to take part in survey by our funding partner and engage with online training.

We can offer support with applying EU settlement scheme for European Londoners including low income families and individuals if you have no digital skills eg. using email, google, laptop etc

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WhatsApp & Mobile

07483 305 683



50 Steps to a healthier Newham

The 50 Steps to a Healthier Newham strategy was developed in conjunction with a number of partners, and aims to tackle the health inequalities that exist within the borough.

The video (below) on the left with us in it. 👇

Health & Wellbeing Strategy 2020 - 23

The 50 Steps is a call to action to partners, the council and the wider community to work together to make Newham a healthier and happier place.

The full video (below) with Mala's (our project manager) interview. 👇

In the Press

27 May 2020

Apps, appointments, panic and people

Inside the church hall away from the January downpour, more than twenty people ...

11 May 2020

New device gives a welcome health boost

As soon as the UK went into lockdown this support network was no longer available...

Button to Turn2us website for the benefits calculator, grants search and information and support

We were on BBC news

Supporting vulnerable & marginalised people

Living in the London Borough of Newham

Career guidance

Supporting residents build their career with confidence, navigating the changing work environment & help them to upskill

Employment support

Offer advice on job search, CV making, upskill to get you on that next level

Welfare benefits guidance

Advice & assistance, focusing especially on welfare rights, housing and utility to residents in East Ham Ward and surrounding areas

EU Settlement scheme

Support with applying EU settlement scheme for European Londoners including low income families and individuals if you have no digital skills

Striving for 
digital inclusion

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Skills Enterprise
Bonny Downs Church
18 Darwell Close
(Off Flanders Road)
East Ham, London E6 6BT

Contact us 
Phone: 020 8470 9838

Registered Charity No: 1120 254

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