Local Support

Mother, Babies & young children services in the borough

Baby self weigh stations

There are a number of self-weigh stations in Hounslow which allow to check your baby’s weight to see if they are healthy and feeding well.

Self-weighing does not replace or affect any milestone or developmental checks that you will be offered.

Please refer to the Self weigh guidance on the HV HRCH page via this QR code OR Self weigh Guidance for parents carers Feb 22 provided by your Health Visitor.

Sites in Hounslow

Hanworth Library

Hanworth Air Park Leisure Centre and Library

Uxbridge Road


TW13 5EG

Osterley Library

11 St Mary’s Crescent



Opening times:

Monday and Thursday: 9.30am – 8pm

Tuesday and Saturday: 9.30am – 5.30pm

Please note that the Libraries are closed on Wednesday, Friday, and Sunday.

    Healthier Together – A Hounslow Initiative

    This website provides pregnant women, babies, children and young people across Hounslow with consistent and high-quality advice from local health professionals.https://healthiertogether.hrch.nhs.uk/

    Blood test for children 1year to 13 years old at Heart of Hounslow

    The Paediatric Phlebotomy Team takes routine and urgent blood samples from children from the ages of 1 to 13 years. If your GP has advised you to get a blood test for your child, please use the link below to book an appointment. You will need to create a SwiftQueue account before you are able to book. Please have the child’s blood test form with you as we will need your child’s NHS number and test details recorded on the form. Online Appointment Healthcare Platform Swiftqueue on the link below:


      Heart of Hounslow Centre for Health Outpatient Department

      92 Bath Road Hounslow

      TW3 3ELTelephone: 020 3771 6022Email: [email protected]Clinic hours (First and last appointments) Mon/Tue: 7.45am to 3.30pm Wed-Fri 8am – 3.30pm

      If your child has additional health needs or is nervous about the test, please select Children’s blood test with additional needs when booking. This will give them a longer appointment time. If you have attempted to book your blood test via Online Appointment Healthcare Platform | Swiftqueue and have experienced difficulty please try following our guide or email [email protected]. The use of EMLA cream is recommended. EMLA cream is used to numb the skin before medical needle procedures EMLA cream should be purchased over the counter at a pharmacy ( so you do not need a prescription). Please see below the instructions so how to use the EMLA cream.

      Mental Health 24 hours Crisis Team

      0800 328 4444


      Thornbury Road is a Veteran Friendly Accredited Practice!

      A veteran is someone who has served in the armed forces for at least one day, and up to 2% of the local population of Hounslow and surrounding areas identify as a veteran.

      We are committed to providing our veterans with the specialist care that they need, including high quality mental health support and access to dedicated services by military and civilian experts. The aim is to ensure that veterans can better access the support that is right for them and, where appropriate, be referred to specialist veteran healthcare services.

      Please see link below and please contact the practice should you need any more information.


      Veterans Gateway


      Phone number : 08‍0880‍212‍12


      1. Food with love 


      Phone number 07717703408 

      Email address: [email protected]

      2. Hounslow Community Foodbox


      07719891787 during opening times:Tuesday – Friday 10am – 1pm & Saturday 10am – 12pm

      07718263614 at other times. Rose Community Centre,Hawthorn Road,Brentford,TW8 8NT

      Email address: [email protected]

      3. Richmond Foodbank 


      phone number: 07516935655

      The Vineyard Community Centre, The Vineyard, Richmond, TW10 6AQ
      Email address: [email protected]

      Shelters information in the locality

      1. Isleworth& Hounslow CharityHome – Isleworth Hounslow Charity (iahcharity.org.uk)

      2. Hounslow Council – I’m homeless | Homelessness | London Borough of Hounslow

      3.Spear homelessness to independenceRough Sleeper Outreach – SPEAR London


      Call for free anytime 116 123 ( 24 hour free support helpline)


      email address: [email protected]


      1. Hounslow Council Support for carers : Phone number 02085833100


      2. Carers UK– Telephone number : 020 7378 4999

      20 Great Dover Street, London SE1 4LX, https://www.carersuk.org/

      3.Care Place- https://www.careplace.org.uk/Services/15721

      • The Silver Line: 0800 4 70 80 90 – a confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.
      • Sane Emotional Support: 0845 767 8000 – provides crisis support (6pm to 11pm seven days a week)
      • ChildLine: 0800 1111 – a 24 hour private and confidential helpline for children
      • Hounslow Age Uk – Lonely patients


      Opening Times: Monday to Wednesday, 9:00am to 5:00pm

      Phone number: 020 8560 6969 (Mon-Weds, please leave a voicemail message outside these times. Messages are checked regularly)

      Email address : [email protected]


      1. Hounslow Bereavement & End of Life Support Service (The Mulberry Centre)

      Telephone: 020 8321 6300

      Email: [email protected]

      1. Anchor Counselling

      Telephone: 020 8867 7660

      Email: [email protected]

      Website: www.anchorcounselling.org

      1. Hounslow Youth Counselling

      Website: www.hycscounselling.co.uk

      Telephone: 0208 568 1818

      Text number: 07784 481308

      Email: [email protected]

      Alcohol / Drug Helpline

      • Hounslow Young People Engaged


      Telephone number 01895 488 675

      • Richmond Community Drug and alcohol service


      020 3228 3020

      • ASCA


      233 Lower Mortlake Road,


      TW9 2LL 

      Tel: 020 8940 1160.