Services for Asian elders and carers in Newham

Subco Trust works with isolated and housebound elders from diverse South Asian communities in Newham as well as the local community for over 30 years.

Some Asian elders and Carers require a range of support in South Asian Community languages and are sensitive to dietary, cultural, and religious preferences.

We also deliver a Prevention Programme. Age Ranges from 50yrs plus.


We deliver a borough wide service including the following:

  • Day Care Services
  • Befriending
  • Advocacy Service
  • Range of health implementation activities (surgeries, advice, physical exercise, workshops, seminars)
  • Mental Health Support Work
  • Dementia Service
  • Stroke Survivors Support Group
  • End of Life Planning
  • Home visits
  • Support for Carers
  • Preventative Programme
  • A Mentor/Volunteering Programme
  • Welfare Support Calls
  • Meals
  • Shopping Trips
  • Emergency Weekend Shopping Delivery Service
  • Intergenerational Work
  • Programme of social and cultural activities: art, drama therapies, complementary therapies, games, outings, group work 

Some programmes have a small fee.

Service access criteria: Asian elders over the age of 50 years. Adult Asian Carers
Advocacy for carers
Arts and creative classes
Food banks
Outdoor activities
Day centres
Exercise and fitness classes
Activities for older people
Adult carers advice and support
Community and accessible transport
Advocacy for social care clients
Arts and creativity
Sports clubs and groups
Carers support groups
Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Connecting with nature
Connecting with others
Housing advice
Getting active
Healthy lifestyle
Helping with money
Managing a long-term health condition
Services for older people
Support for carers
Support with housing
Transport and getting around
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
Waiting list (weeks): 2
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