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Tower Hamlets Community Learning Disabilities Service

The service is a team of health staff and social workers who assess and support people who live in Tower Hamlets with a learning disability, their families and carers.

We can meet you at home, at your college, or day service.

We help people to be as independent as possible by offering advice, therapy and practical support. We can direct you to other services that can also help you.

Our team is made up of health professionals, social workers, managers and administrators.

You will meet with two members of the team to help us do a single assessment, to decide if you have a learning disability and what help you need. The meeting can be at our offices or at home, at your day service, college or school and will take place within 28 days of your referral.

Address

Beaumont House Mile End Hospital,
Bancroft Road,
London
E1 4DG
United Kingdom

Opening hours
9am-5pm, Mondays to Fridays
Telephone number
020 7771 5500

We can assess individuals with any type of learning disability

You can contact us yourself or ask your GP, social worker, health or education worker, relative, carer or support worker to refer you to the Community Learning Disabilities Service.

Professionals can download a referral form here, and send it to the email address below.

Tel: 020 7771 5500 

Email: BHNT.LearningDisability@nhs.net

We will see you within 28 days of referral.

If you need help more quickly or are being hurt, neglected or abused we can see you within 48 hours.

We help adults, (persons aged 18 or over) with learning disabilities who live in Tower Hamlets.

We can help you:

  • live a healthy independent and safe life
  • have a place to live
  • understand money
  • have a job or support with training or employment
  • make decisions and choices
  • have positive relationships with friends and family
  • go out have fun and meet new people
  • get around and be respected in the community
  • prepare for a hospital stay or visit to your GP
  • if you are sad, angry or having a difficult time

We also support parents or carers of someone with a learning disability in their caring role and to have a better life.