Tower Hamlets Friends and Neighbours

Contact details

Tower Hamlets Friends and Neighbours
St Margarets House
21 Old Ford Road
E2 9PL

Public phone: 020 8983 7979

Email: or

Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Support for older people who are socially isolated, lonely, housebound, frail or with mobility problems. Befriending workers or volunteers provide regular visits to people's own homes or to residential care homes, offering listening support, companionship, help with tasks such as prescription collection or arranging appointments. At certain times of year offer escorted shopping trips & outings.

Target group: Older people in London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Area served: London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

How to contact: Phone, email or website.


Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm


Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: No

Accessible toilets: No

Access notes: 

Other information

Languages other than English: Bengali, French, Hindi, Somali and Sylheti.

Charity number: 1099413

Year established: 1947

Staffing: 5 full time and 4 part time staff + volunteers.

Public transport: Bethnal Green tube. Buses 8, 106, 254, 388, D3.

Record last checked: 30 November 2023


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