Ealing Family Support

Ealing BMX Club

Ealing BMX club is a community sports club run by volunteers, based at the BMX track next to Gurnell Leisure Centre

They hold coached sessions for children aged 5-18 (25 with additional needs – see WINGZ BMX) every Saturday at the following times:

Experts: 9.30 am – 11.00 am
Novice: Intermediate 11.15 am – 12.45 pm
Wingz BMX 11.15 am – 12.45 pm (inclusive sessions for children with additional needs)
Novice – beginners 1.00 pm – 2.30 pm

The cost is £5.00 for non-members, and £4.00 for members and the first session is free

We provide equipment and you need to wear long trousers and a long-sleeved top. Parents of primary-aged children need to stay for the session

If interested email Ealing BMX, or drop in on any Saturday

Email: ealingbmx@gmail.com

Website: https://ealingbmx.wixsite.com/ealingbmx

Ealing WINGZ BMX

Part of Ealing BMX, WINGZ BMX runs sessions for children and young people with additional needs

Sessions run every Saturday at the Ealing BMX track, next to Gurnell Leisure Centre, from 11.15 am – 12.45 pm

Children and young people up to the age of 25 can join in, and sessions are suitable for all abilities

Parents need to stay for the session

The first session is free and after that sessions are £4 for members and £5 for non-members

Cost includes the hire of a bike, helmet and gloves. Attendees are required to wear long sleeves and long trousers

If interested email Ealing BMX, or drop in on any Saturday

Email: ealingbmx@gmail.com

Website: https://ealingbmx.wixsite.com/ealingbmx

E.A.S.E Youth Club

E.A.S.E run youth club sessions in the local community that take place during the week

Their youth engagement team are committed to positively engaging with young people in the community and
providing activities that young people can enjoy, gain life skills and build their confidence in a safe and positive environment

Sessions are term time only

Every Thursday @ North Hanwell Baptist Church Hall, W7 1BW 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Every Wednesday @ High Lane Community Centre, W7 3DX, 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Every Tuesday @ Gurnell Community Centre, W13 0AR 6.30 pm – 8.30 pm

Phone: 020 8575 6139

Website: www.empowering-action.org.uk

Recovery Intervention Services Ealing (RISE)

Rise offer a pathway to recovery for adults challenged by the use of drugs or alcohol. RISE provide a range of intensive community based support, treatment and rehabilitation services that are designed to meet individual needs and support the family and friends of the service user

RISE is a free and confidential service available to anyone18 or over who lives, or is registered with a GP in Ealing

Phone: 0800 195 8100
Website: http://www.ealingrise.org.uk/

 

Ealing Alcohol and Substance Youth (EASY)

The CRI EASY project provides specialist treatment for young people aged 10-18 in Ealing who are experiencing or at risk of experiencing problematic drug or alcohol use

The service offers:

  • Open access/drop in/Appointment based services
  • Written and verbal advice, information and support
  • Harm minimisation advice
  • Advice and support on sexual health.
  • Education, skills and training assessment
  • 1:1 Support/Interventions.
  • Community support.
  • Primary health and BBV screening. – Clinical assessment
  • Appointments at a convenient location
  • Drop-in services across the borough (contact directly for more details )
  • Advice and information for parents and carers
  • Male and female workers
  • Also provide Support to 18-24-year-olds through a Young Adult Link Worker (YALW)
  • Website: https://www.changegrowlive.org/easy-project-ealing/info

 

Men and Masculinities Programme

The Men and Masculinities programme is for men who are aware that their relationships have become distressing and damaged by their behaviour

The programme will create a safe and supportive space to help you explore what it means to be a man, a partner and a father. We will address the impact of conflict, anger, anxiety and addiction on your relationships and help you try to rebuild the trust you have lost

Referrals: DVAadmin@cranstoun.org.uk
Phone: 07701-373131
Email: DVAadmin@cranstoun.org.uk
Website: https://www.cranstoun.org

 

Women’s Wellness Zone

The Women’s Wellness Zone (WWZ) is a free and confidential health and wellbeing service for adults in Ealing

They are a ‘One Stop Shop’ that caters for women aged 18 or over with multiple, complex needs

They have a dedicated team of specialist staff that provide a holistic and personalised care plan packages. The service works with women who are currently experiencing problems in three or more of the following areas: mental health, substance misuse, prostitution or trafficking, domestic abuse
and offending behaviour

A partnership with CAPE and HESTIA to ensure that we provide the right support for your needs, within a safe and confidential environment

Based at 71-73 The Broadway, Southall
Call us on 0208 571 4954 or email on wwz@cgl.org.uk

 

Useful Websites

NSPCC – Information for parents and carers around how to keep their children safe and aware of the risks of drugs and alcohol

TALK TO FRANK – Website with facts on the effects of drug use and also a list of types of drugs and their slang names,
what to do if you are worried about a child

Ealing Advice Service

The Ealing Advice Service is a tailored service for the residents of Ealing. The service provides free, advice and assistance in social welfare law across a range of areas including welfare benefits, landlord & tenant, homelessness, debt, employment, consumer, family and immigration. EAS run a telephone advice line and also offers face-to-face services at various outreach community venues around the borough of Ealing

Phone: 03000 12 54 64
Website: https://ealingadvice.org/

 

Community Advice Programme (Ealing)

The Community Advice Programme is a free advice clinic taking place every other Saturday – where local volunteer solicitors, barristers and students from the University of West London give advice to members of the public on all areas of community law (non-commercial only)

Phone: 020 8231 2575 / 020 8231 2576 /020 8231 2550 / 0208 231 2574/ 020 8280 2255

 

Ealing Equality Council

Ealing Equality Council work with several local legal aid solicitors who provide free 15-minute appointments in the following areas: housing, tenancy, debt, family, and employment. Clients should ring to make an appointment. Areas covered include: debt, family, housing, tenancy, welfare, and benefits, employment, general advice and immigration

Phone: 020 8231 2550 /0208 231 2574 / 020 8231 2575 /020 8231 2575

 

Contact

Based in Ealing and Southall, Contact can provide advice and support to parents and carers of disabled children as well as professionals working with families. Advice includes but is not limited to welfare rights, housing and, benefits. Contact can also provide support to parents and carers with grant and benefit applications. One -to-One appointments are available, and parents and carers are advised to call to book a suitable slot. There is also a national Freephone service where a benefit check can be run for the parent/carer: 0808 808 3555
Phone : 020 8571 6381/ 020 8571 6400
Email: ealingandsouthall@cafamily.org.uk
Website: www.contact.org.uk

 

Useful websites

PAYPLAN – Free debt advice from an advisor, debt management plans , advice on benefits. Speak to an advisor via free phone or online chat service. Phone: 0808 278 3459


STEPCHANGE – Free, impartial and confidential advice tailored to a client’s situation. They also provide a range of
managed debt solutions and all the advice and support you need to help you deal with your debts. Clients should complete the budget form before calling. A list of more situation-specific numbers can
be found by clicking the link. Phone: 0800 138 1111


CITIZENS ADVICE – The Citizens Advice Programme is a website that offers an A-Z on all benefits and has a benefits calculator to see what benefits you may be entitled to. Also includes information on how to apply for any benefits you may be eligible for. Also includes information about family, housing etc


TURN TO US – Online tool including a grants checker, and a benefit calculator. Find grants depending on your
financial and life situation.

GINGERBREAD – Gingerbread have a ‘benefits, tax credits and universal credit’ page, organized into different categories depending on your circumstances. Gingerbread is a website containing information specifically for single parents, not only around benefits but also a round, housing, bereavement, childcare, training etc. They also run groups throughout London for single parents. Phone: (for group info) 0207 428 5424

WORKING FAMILIES – A charity providing information and advice about working and home life,- the website provides a comprehensive guide to benefits for working families. Information on childcare, emergency paternal and maternal leave can also be found on the website

Bereft

Bereavement support based in Ealing. Counsellors give their services free, however, donations are welcomed Suggested donation: £15.00 – £35.00 per session, agreed in advance. (However, no one is turned away because they cannot afford the minimum donation.)
Phone: 0208 896 2800
Website: www.bereftbereavementsupport.co.uk/

 

Ealing Abbey Counselling Service (EACS)

Offers a wide range of 1:1 counselling services to adults aged 17 + Service can help with domestic violence, post-natal depression, communication difficulties/conflict resolution, depression and anxiety, bereavement, cultural issues, life transitions, marital/relationship problems or disharmony, work-related issues, sexual abuse, sexual issues. Please note: EACS does not work with children.
Phone: 020 8998 3361
Website: www.eacs.org.uk/contact
Email: counselling@eacs.org.uk

 

Log Cabin Charity Counselling

A free and confidential counselling service for adults and young people aged 11+. Counselling can help with:

Anxiety/Depression
Bereavement
Suicidal thoughts or feelings
Trauma
Addiction
Relationship Issues
Bullying
Family problems

A referral form can be found online at www.logcabin.org.uk
Phone: 0208 840 3400 option 1 or 07548 094 843
Email: counselling@logcabin.org.uk

 

Relate

Relate offers children and young people’s counselling, which is free for children and young people up to the age of 18. Counselling can support children and young people with any problems they are facing, whether this is at home, or at school. Phone: 0300 003 2324
Website: www.relate.org.uk


Asian Family Counselling Service

The Asian Family Counselling service offers individual, couple and relationship counselling. Counselling is provided mainly for relationship breakdown, domestic violence, forced marriages mixed marriages, arranged marriages and marital strain due to financial status. Individual counselling can support various issues such as bereavement, depression, self-harm, sexual abuse, suicidal feelings, unemployment and income-related issues. Individuals may self-refer or a professional such as a family support worker, GP, or social worker, may refer on the individual’s behalf. Costs are £10 per individual session or £25 per couple session
Phone: 020 8571 3933
Website: www.asianfamilycounselling.org

 

Useful websites

CRUSE BEREAVEMENT – Cruse Offers advice for children, young people and adults when someone dies and works to enhance society’s care of bereaved people. Cruse offers telephone, email and website support. The website also has free online printable resources. The helpline is open Monday-Friday 9.30 – 5 pm (excluding bank holidays), with extended hours on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, when we’re open until 8 pm. Phone: 0808 808 1677

AT A LOSS – A website with contacts for various organizations, an online ‘grief chat service’ which allows people to speak to a bereavement counsellor in the live chat if they cannot find the service they are looking for

HOPE AGAIN – Part of Cruse bereavement, Hope Again is a service aimed specifically at children and young people who are dealing with the loss of a loved one. The website has video resources, personal stories, and a
vlog pod. Phone: 0808 808 1677 . Email: hopeagain@cruse.org.uk

CHILD BEREAVEMENT UK – Provides support for bereaved young people. Find information on their website as well as an APP for young people to download for free on their smartphone. Child Bereavement UK also offers support to parents when a child has died. Information Is also available to professionals who are supporting a family/child going through bereavement. Phone: 0800 02 888 40

GRIEF ENCOUNTER – Provides free, pioneering services and support to bereaved children, young people and their families. Information and advice are readily available on the site, by phone or by email. Grief Encounter also has a helpline staffed by trained professionals to support bereaved children and families. There is also an email support service, for those who are unable to speak on the phone. Click here for Grief Encounter’s guide for teenagers. Phone: 020 8371 8455

LULLABY TRUST – Offers confidential support to anyone affected by the sudden and unexpected death of a baby or young child. Lullaby Trust also has a bereavement support helpline (freephone) open
from Monday- Friday 10 am – 5 pm and 6 pm – 10 pm on weekends, allowing speaking
freely, for as long as required.. *both lines are open to parents and professionals*
They also run family days out eight times a year. Safer sleep advice is also available on the website. Supportline: 0808 802 6868. Information and advice line: 0808 802 6869

National Domestic Violence Helpline

24-hour freephone helpline for women experiencing domestic violence. All calls are completely confidential. Translation facilities available

Phone: 0808 2000 247
Website: www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk/

 

Respect Phoneline

The Respect Phoneline was set up to provide information and advice to domestic violence perpetrators, as well as their partners or ex-partners, concerned family and friends and frontline workers

Phone:0808 802 4040
Open Monday-Friday 9 am – 5 pm

Free from landlines and most mobile phones, calls will not appear on your phone bill statement

Respect also offers an online web chat service, open Tuesdays and Thursdays between 10 am – 4 pm
Website: www.respectphoneline.org.uk/
Email: info@respectphoneline.org.uk

 

Victim Support

Victim Support is an independent charity you can contact for support regardless of whether you’ve contacted the police, and no matter how long ago the crime took place

Referrals:
West London Victim Assessment and Referral Service Freephone: 0808 168 9291

*Lines
Open 8 am – 8 pm Monday to Friday 9 am – 5 pm Saturdays*

West London local victim care team: 020 7259 2424.* Lines open 9 am – 5 pm Monday- Friday*

Amy Burrows Suite
St Andrews Church Centre
Ealing
London
W5 2RS
Phone: 020 8566 8298

 

Southall Black Sisters

Southall Black Sisters provides information, advice, advocacy, practical help, counselling and support to women and children experiencing domestic and sexual violence. Their holistic services aim to help them escape violence and abuse and deal with a range of interrelated problems such as:

Forced marriage
Honour crimes
Rape and sexual abuse
Sexual harassment
Dowry related abuse
Matrimonial issues
Child residence and contact
Housing and homelessness
Immigration and asylum
Depression, mental health, suicide and self-harm
Policing and crime
Suspicious deaths and coroners’ inquests-
Civil actions
Human rights
Racism

*Southall Black Sisters do not provide advice on housing, benefits or immigration issues unless they are connected to domestic violence or sexual violence issues.* Southall black sisters provide services in English, Hindi, Punjabi, Gujarati, Bengali and Urdu. Interpreters for other languages can be hired

Helpline: 0208 571 0800 9.30 – 4.30 pm
General Inquiries: 0208 571 9595 Lines open Mon- Fri 9 am – 5 pm

 

Poles In Need

Polish-speaking family workers, an addiction therapist and a counsellor to support with:

Domestic Violence
Substance Misuse and mental health
Safeguarding children issues e.g., neglect

Phone: 07976838571
Email: info@pinkuk.online

Polish Domestic Violence Helpline

Polish-speaking helpline. Offers recovery programmes for women, liaison with support agencies and counselling
Phone: 0800 061 4004 open on Wednesdays (9.30 – 14:30) and Fridays (9.30 – 12.30)

 

The Jasmine Project

The Jasmine Project is a women’s only support group which can offer free and confidential support to women to help build confidence and wellbeing. The support groups can support women over 18 who have been affected by either- domestic violence, trauma, mental health issues or problematic drug and alcohol use. Groups cover building self-esteem, dealing with anxiety and depression, healthy relationships, positive psychology, and mindfulness. Self-referrals and referrals by professionals are accepted by filling out the online referral form found on the website and sending to jasmine@eachcounselling.org.uk
Phone: 020 8579 4529
Email: jasmine@eachcounselling.org.uk
Website: www.eachcounselling org.uk

 

Refuge

Eastern European advocacy service. Referral procedure:

Phone or email. A risk assessment will be completed with each client who engages with the service to establish the risks posed to them and at what level. Once the risks are known, the IDVA will assess the client’s needs and create a tailor made Individual Support Plan of agreed actions to work towards increasing the victim’s safety and reducing the risk level.

Phone: 07725 245777
Email: EasternEuropeanIDVA@refuge.org.uk or ee.idva@refuge.cjsm.net

 

Women and Girls Network – Young Women’s Service

The Young Women’s (YW) Service is a specialist women-only service provided by the Women and Girls Network. The YW service works with young women aged between 11 and 18 years old (up to 21 years old for care leavers or if young person’s service required) with a connection** to Ealing, H&F, Westminster, K&C, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow. They work with young women who have experienced or at risk of any form of gendered violence, such as domestic violence, sexual violence, child sexual exploitation, gang-associated violence, forced marriage, etc… The young woman either lives, works, is educated or has family/friends in the borough. Professionals work with young women vulnerable to or affected by violence through one to one support, work around self-esteem, confidence, and wellbeing and empowering young women both emotionally and practically. Referral forms can be accessed via ywa@wgn.org.uk and submitted by any professional or young woman. Consent must be given prior to referrals being made
Phone: 0207 610 4678
Email: ywa@wgn.org.uk
Website: www.wgn.org.uk


Ealing Survivors Group

Ealing Survivors Group is a Psycho/Educational group for women who are the victims/survivors of Domestic Abuse. Meet once a week for 10 sessions looking at Trauma & Loss, Anger, Boundaries, Relationships, Self-esteem, Assertion Skills and Goal Setting. Referral process: contact Barbara on the number below or by email.
Phone: 07842 117916
Email: barbaras@blueyonder.co.uk

 

Asian Family Counselling Service

The Asian Family Counselling service offers individual, couple and relationship counselling. Counselling is provided mainly for relationship breakdown, domestic violence, forced marriages mixed marriages, arranged marriages and marital strain due to financial status. Individual counselling
can support various issues such as bereavement, depression, self-harm, sexual abuse, suicidal feelings, unemployment and income-related issues. Individuals may self-refer or a professional such as a family support worker, GP, or social worker, may refer on the individual’s behalf. Costs are £10 per individual session or £25 per couple session
Phone: 020 8571 3933
Website: www.asianfamilycounselling.org

 

Women’s Wellness Zone

The Women’s Wellness Zone (WWZ) is a free and confidential health and wellbeing service for adults in Ealing. They are a ‘One Stop Shop’ that caters for women aged 18 or over with multiple, complex needs. They have a dedicated team of specialist staff that provide holistic and personalised care plan packages. The service works with women who are currently experiencing problems in three or more of the following areas: mental health, substance misuse, prostitution or trafficking, domestic abuse and offending behaviour. A partnership with CAPE and HESTIA to ensure that we provide the right support for your needs, within a safe and confidential environment

Based at 71-73 The Broadway, Southall. Call us on 0208 571 4954 or email at wwz@cgl.org.uk

Men and Masculinities Programme

The Men and Masculinities programme is for men who are aware that their relationships have become distressing and damaged by their behaviour. The programme will create a safe and supportive space to help you explore what it means to be a man, a partner and a father. We will address the impact of conflict, anger, anxiety and addiction on your relationships and help you try to rebuild the trust you have lost

Referrals: DVAadmin@cranstoun.org.uk
Phone: 07701-373131
Email: DVAadmin@cranstoun.org.uk
Website: www.cranstoun.org

Relate Mediation Services

Relate offers Relationship Counselling, Family Counselling, sex therapy and family mediation. Mediation is free for those on a low income who are eligible for legal aid. You can check if you qualify by using the legal aid checker on gov.uk. If you’re not eligible you will be asked to pay a charge related to your income. Relate also offers children and young people’s counselling, which is free for children and young people up to the age of 18. Counselling can support children and young people with any problems they are facing, whether this is at home, or school

Phone: 0300 003 2324
Website: www.relate.org.uk

 

Ealing Abbey Counselling Service

The Ealing Abbey Counselling service run a small clinic for couples who are experiencing relationship / sexual difficulties and also for individuals with problems specifically of a sexual nature. Appointments are usually offered on Friday afternoons or evenings and on Saturday mornings although other times can occasionally be negotiated. A contribution of £15 – £35 per couple is requested for each session. The Ealing Abbey Counselling Service can offer up to 6 months of counselling within this service

Phone: 020 8998 3361
Email: counselling@eacs.org.uk
Website: www.eacs.org.uk/index.shtml

 

Each one-on-one Counselling Session

EACH offers one-to-one therapy in a range of different approaches:

Person-centered
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
Psychodynamic
Integrative

Counselling is offered on a short or long-term basis and fees are £45 per 50-minute session, though concessionary rates are available depending on the client’s circumstances. Day, evening and weekend sessions are available to accommodate work or caring responsibilities. Counselling can be offered in several languages including; English, Punjabi, Hindi, Urdu, Gujurati, Tamil, Dari, Pashto Polish and Portuguese

Phone:020 8577 6059

Email: info@eachcounselling.org.uk


Asian Family Counselling Service

The Asian Family Counselling service offers individual, couple and relationship counselling. Counselling is provided mainly for relationship breakdown, domestic violence, forced marriages mixed marriages, arranged marriages and marital strain due to financial status. Individual counselling can support various issues such as bereavement, depression, self-harm, sexual abuse, suicidal feelings, unemployment and income-related issues. Individuals may self-refer or a professional such as a family support worker, GP, or social worker, may refer on the individual’s behalf. Costs are £10 per individual session or £25 per couple session

Phone: 020 8571 3933
Website: www.asianfamilycounselling.org

 

Men and Masculinities Programme

The Men and Masculinities programme is for men who are aware that their relationships have become distressing and damaged by their behaviour. The programme will create a safe and supportive space to help you explore what it means to be a man, a partner and a father. We will address the impact of conflict, anger, anxiety and addiction on your relationships and help you try to rebuild the trust you have lost

Referrals: DVAadmin@cranstoun.org.uk
Phone: 07701 373131
Email: DVAadmin@cranstoun.org.uk
Website: www.cranstoun.org

Brentford FC Young Carers Project

The Ealing Young Carers Project provides information and advice, fun activities in school holidays, regular after-school clubs, lunch clubs, and homework clubs and one-to-one support. The project is a chance for the young carers to have a break from their caring role and to meet other young carers who are in a similar situation. The aim is to make each club a place where young carers can have fun and support each other in a safe environment

Phone: 0208 326 7044
Email: ksobczak@brentfordfccst.com

 

The Honeypot Children’s Charity

The Honeypot charity offers respite breaks and outreach support to young carers and vulnerable children (aged between 5-12 years). Respite includes going to the honeypot house in New Forest for the weekend providing the opportunity for young carers to interact with others and enjoy activities and time away. There is no cost to the child and their families for accessing this service. To refer, a professional working with the child must contact the Honey Pot charity directly so they can receive the referral form. Once a form has been received, they will carry out a home visit to find out the child’s likes and dislikes and how they can be best supported by the service. Please be advised that there may be a waiting list

Phone: 02380 890 002 or 0207602 2631
Email: info@honeypot.org.uk

 

Useful websites

CARERS TRUST – Provides information and advice specifically for carers including young carers. Information is based around rights as a carer, getting into employment carers assessments etc

CHILDRENS SOCIETY – Has a resource page providing guides and factsheets for professionals to support young carers and their families