Bonny Downs Advice and Support

About Bonny Downs
At Bonny Downs, we work tirelessly to support our neighbours in need, give them a helping hand, and help them move forward through a suite of joined-up support services.

We also work in close partnership with other local organisations including Newham Foodbank, Bonny Downs Baptist Church, Skills Enterprise, Ascension Community Trust and the NEWway Project to help build a brighter future for Newham together. 

Help we can provide:

Advice & Support

  • BDCA’s team of friendly advocates offer free 1-2-1 advice appointments to help people get through their crises.
  • Our team includes trained advisors and can help with things like:
    • Benefit applications,
    • Liaising with social services,
    • Negotiating affordable debt repayment plans
    • Helping you access local support services that meet your needs.
Service access criteria: Referral from a professional, support across E6/East Ham area
Connecting with others
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Day to day helping hand
Helping with money
Information and advice
Transport and getting around
Mental health
Support with housing
Support with employment
Support for carers
Managing a long-term health condition
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Arts and creativity
Connecting with nature
Youth support
Social prescribing
Additional needs catered for:
Vision impairment friendly
Hearing impairment friendly
Wheelchair accessible
Learning difficulty friendly
Physical disability friendly
Dementia friendly
Takes place in the client’s home
Non English speaking friendly
Key words - separate with a comma: Debt advice, advocacy, befriending, information and advice, keep-fit