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Urgent Crisis Support

Need help now? Mental Health Crisis Care is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

24/7 Emergency crisis care

The coronavirus pandemic is placing extra mental health strain on mums to be, new mums and their families. We have fully trained professionals to support you with any mental health concern you may have.

We have mental health professionals available in three A&E hospital departments in east London every day from 9am - 9pm, seven days a week. Outside of these hours professional staff will still be available to speak to on site also. Addresses are below.

24/7 Emergency mental health crisis care is available by calling the following numbers. All numbers are free to call, you won't be charged: 

  • If you live in City & Hackney call  0800 073 0006
  • If you live in Luton call NHS 111 & ask for 'Option 2' 
  • If you live in Newham call 0800 073 0066
  • If you live in Tower Hamlets call 0800 073 0003
  • If you live in Bedfordshire call NHS 111& ask for 'Option 2' 

If you do not live or work in any of our three east London boroughs, or Bedfordshire & Luton, you can call NHS  111 and choose Option 2 for mental health crisis support.

Help is also available at the following Accident & Emergency (A&E) departments if you need medical treatment or are struggling to keep yourself safe in the present moment:

A&E Departments

Luton and Dunstable University Hospital

Lewsey Road


Bedford Hospital NHS Trust

Kempston Road


City & Hackney A&E

City and Hackney Accident and Emergency Services
Homerton University Hospital
Homerton Row
London E9 6SP


Newham A&E

Newham Accident and Emergency Services
Newham University Hospital
Glen Road
London E13 8SL


Tower Hamlets A&E

Tower Hamlets Accident and Emergency Services
The Royal London Hospital Accident and Emergency service (A&E)
Whitechapel Road
Whitechapel London E1 1BB

The Royal London is a 24 hour service including a dedicated children's A&E department

Located on the ground floor of North Tower, access from Whitechapel Road along East Mount Street

Tel A&E reception: 020 3594 000