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  • Welcome to NELFT

    NELFT provides an extensive range of integrated community and mental health services for people living in the London boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest and community health services for people living in the south west Essex areas of Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock.

    We provide an Emotional Wellbeing Mental Health Service for children and young people across the whole of Essex.

    We are also the provider of all age eating disorder services and child and adolescent mental health services across Kent and Medway

  • Come and work for us

    We are a high performing trust, green with Monitor, CQC compliant and in a good position financially.

    1. View our full list of opportunities here
  • Talking Therapies services

    Work stress?
    Money worries?
    Difficulty sleeping?
    Feeling low?

    We're here to help. Speak to one of our therapists in Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest for support on taking care of your mental health and wellbeing.

    1. Living in Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge? Get in touch with our service
    2. Living in Waltham Forest? You can self-refer to our service here
  • Do you know someone who has made a difference to your care?

    If you, or a loved one, have received fantastic service from one of our colleagues, show your appreciation by nominating them for a 'Make A Difference' award

    1. Complete a nomination form here
    2. Share your appreciation via Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or LinkedIn
  • Living in London? Get in touch with our CAMHS services today.

    Find out how we can help support your child to take care of their mental health.

    1. Visit our website today

Latest News

NELFT Service Update

During the current coronavirus pandemic some of our services will not be operating as normal.

Current patients will be contacted by their service with details about their appointments.

Please use the details below if you have queries about our services in the following areas:

London Adult and Older Adult Mental Health Services

  • Out of Hours 0300 555 1000 (Mental Health Direct Line)

London Adult Mental Health Teams – SPA numbers

  • Barking & Dagenham  0300 555 1038
  • Havering 0300 555 1092
  • Redbridge 0300 300 1570 (option 1)
  • Waltham Forest 0300 300 1570 option 4

London Older Adult Mental Health Teams – SPA numbers

  • Barking & Dagenham 0300 555 1016
  • Havering 0300 555 1135
  • Redbridge 0208 708 7335
  • Waltham Forest 0300 300 1570 option 4

London Community Services

  • Barking & Dagenham 0300 300 1802 (Porters Avenue) B&D 0300 300 1761 (LTC, Porters Avenue) and 0300 300 1720 (Barking Community Hospital)
  • Havering 0300 300 1253 (Havering SPA)
  • Redbridge 0208 708 7333 (Community Health and Social Care)
  • Waltham Forest 0300 300 1710 (WF SPA)

London Children’s Services

London Children’s Community Services

  • Barking & Dagenham  0300 300 1960 (B&D New Births)
  • Barking & Dagenham  0300 1813/1672 (B&D Duty Desk)
  • Havering 01708 576 777 (Acorn Centre)
  • Redbridge 0300 300 1629 (Hainault Health Centre)
  • Waltham Forest  0300 300 1971 (WF SPA)

London Children’s Mental Health Services

  • Barking & Dagenham CAMHS 0300 555 1751
  • Havering CAMHS 0300 300 1888
  • Redbridge Targeted Health Services  0300 555 1182
  • Waltham Forest CAMHS 0300 555 1247

Barnet

  • 0300 300 1821 (Children’s Integrated Therapies)

Essex

Essex Adults Community Services

  • 0300 300 1712 (Single Point of Access)
  • 01375 390 044 (Thurrock Community Hospital)
  • 01375 511 000 (Thurrock First)

Essex Children’s Community Services

  • 0300 300 1555 (SPA)

Essex Children’s Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health Services and Eating Disorder Services

  • Out of Hours Mental Health 0300 555 1000 (Mental Health Direct Line)
  • In Hours Mental Health 0300 300 1600 (Essex SPA)

Kent and Medway 

Kent and Medway Children and Young Peoples Wellbeing and Mental Health Services and All-age Eating Disorder Service

  • Out of Hours Mental Health 0300 555 1000 (MHD Line)
  • In Hours Mental Health 0300123 4496 (Kent SPA) or 0300 300 1981 (Medway SPA)
  • Kent & Medway All-age Eating Disorders Service: 0300 300 1980

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