House of the Divine Compassion
42 Balaam Street
Public phone: 020 7474 1122, 020 7476 5189
Service offered: Drop-in centre and befriending scheme for local people needing help, especially older people, disabled people and people with mental health problems. Practical help with gardening, housework or shopping, but a particular emphasis on befriending.
Target group: General public, but especially elders, disabled people and people with mental health problems.
Area served: London Borough of Newham.
How to contact: Drop-in or phone (0207 474 1122). Open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 5pm
Wednesday: 9am - 5pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - limited
Accessible toilets: No
Access notes: Street parking. One step up to the entrance. Ground level facilities in the building. No specialist provision.
Languages other than English:
Charity number: 1000050
Year established: 1989
Staffing: 40-50 volunteers.
Public transport: Canning Town and Plaistow train stations. Buses 5, 15, 115, 241, 276, 300, 325, 330.
Record last checked: 10 June 2019