Mental Health Directory
Access information on mental health services in Harrow.
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Find out if you are entitled to Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support and make an online claim: www.harrow.gov.uk/benefits
Notifying the Council of any changes to your circumstances if you receive Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support: www.harrow.gov.uk/circumstances
Information on other benefits and organisations that can offer advice: www.harrowadvice.org.uk
Additional information: www.harrow.gov.uk/housing
Help with Employment Support Allowance:
A straightforward guide to UK benefits: www.householdquotes.co.uk/uk-benefits-guide
Information about Personal Independence Payment (PIP): www.gov.uk/pip/overview
Advice about a claim already made: www.gov.uk/disability-benefits-helpline
The questions that are asked at a PIP assessment: www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/pip/indexxx.php
New claims for PIP
To make a claim, phone DWP on the PIP new claims phone line.
Telephone: 0800 917 2222
Textphone: 0800 023 4888
Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm
Information about Universal Credit: www.gov.uk/universal-credit/overview
More information about welfare reforms: www.harrow.gov.uk/info/200003/housing_policies_and_planning_for_housing/
Calculate your full benefit entitlement: www.harrowcalc.entitledto.co.uk
Calculate how the Benefits cap will affect your household: www.gov.uk/benefit-cap-calculator
Further information on the reduced benefits cap: www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/the-benefit-cap/the-benefit-cap-what-you-need-to-know
Details on who may be exempt from the benefits cap: www.turn2us.org.uk/Benefit-guides/Benefit-Cap/Am-I-affected-by-the-Benefit-Cap#guide-content
Turn2Us online benefit calculator: benefits-calculator.turn2us.org.uk/AboutYou
Application form and guidance notes for all Harrow Council concessionary travel entitlements: www.harrow.gov.uk/info/100010/health_and_social_care/527/
Harrow Food Bank: harrow.foodbank.org.uk
Find out if you meet the criteria for Discretionary Housing Payments and make an application: www.harrow.gov.uk/dhp
Help if you are struggling with money, including making Council Tax payments: www.harrow.gov.uk/help
The Vicar’s Relief Fund, which provides rapid-response grants of up to £350 to help alleviate housing difficulties for vulnerable people: www.smitfc.org/grants (please note that applications are only accepted from professional support workers and CAB advisors on behalf of their service users)
Appointments for any of the previous Council services
Tel: 020 8901 2616
Book online: www.harrow.gov.uk/benefits
Tel: 0808 800 4444
Independent Care Act Advocacy, including mental health – please contact to check eligibility
Tel: 020 8423 7382
Mind in Harrow – Mental Health Information Helpline
If you or someone you care for have mental health issues you can contact Mind in Harrow who provide one-to-one support and signposting. There is additional information on our online directory: http://directory.mindinharrow.org.uk/Pages/Subjects.aspx
Tel: 020 8426 0929
SWiSH - Support & Wellbeing Information Service Harrow
Information or advice about local services, including where to: keep fit and well, manage finances, join social groups, look for work, start a course, access help with housing or welfare benefits or apply for a personal budget.
Tel: 020 8426 0929