What is Help Harrow?

Help Harrow is a new way of connecting vulnerable residents to vital local services throughout the current cost of living crisis and beyond. Help Harrow offers food support, advice, mental health, and emotional well-being services for children, young people, and adults.

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Who is Help Harrow For?

Harrow Council along with a number of local voluntary sector organisations have come together to form a partnership to support Harrow residents through financial difficulties and other difficulties caused by the pandemic. This response service is for:

  • Local Harrow residents for self-referral of all ages
  • Households affected by Covid-19
  • Organisations to refer households in need
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How to become an access point?

Local organisations can become an 'access point' which means they can use Help Harrow to submit referrals on a household's behalf (with permission) Organisations that are eligible to become an access point include:

● Harrow charitable and voluntary sector organisations
● Schools and other educational institutions
● Public sector organisations
● NHS services

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Other resources for Harrow residents


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Mental Health Hub

Find projects and resources that support mental and emotional health for young people in Harrow. From well-being sessions and peer support groups to young carers youth clubs and healing and meditation in Harrow.

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Cost of living support

With soaring energy bills, mortgage rates, and food price increases you can find here information about food support, mental health and local support, housing, and low-cost furniture and electricals.

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HAF programme

The Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Programme is for children and young people aged 5-16 years eligible for Free School Meals, benefits related that live or go to school in Harrow.

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SEND/Neurodiverse support

Find support and resources for Harrow's SEND/Neurodiverse community.

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Jobs and apprenticeships

Have a look at our list of vacancies that we have on our website from the voluntary sector. You will see apprenticeships, training, volunteering and trustee opportunities and full-time and part-time jobs.

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On this website you can find

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Organisations supporting children and young people in Harrow
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Activities and support in Harrow

Latest news

Harrow Young Adult Mental Health Partnership 2022-2023

02/02/2024

The report for the Harrow Young Adult Mental Health Partnership pilot offers a comprehensive overview of the outcomes achieved by young people aged 16-25 who engaged with various mental health services. The report also covers a brief evaluation of how the partnership worked in its pilot year and the shared learning for service partners and deliverers.

Life Limiting Behaviour Intervention and Support Programme

31/01/2024

The main aim of this pilot was to establish a collaborative network of local projects involved in the advancement of health and saving lives through a range of preventative and specialist programmes around children and young people engaging in life limiting behaviours.

Holiday, Activities and Food (HAF) Programme 2023 | Mid-year report

31/01/2024

In total, we distributed over £467,000 in direct grants for the HAF Easter and Summer 2023 programme. Grants were awarded to 23 organisations offering a wide range of opportunities right across Harrow targeting a diverse range of children and young people, including Romanian, Iranian, Afghan and Tamil communities.