Tower Hamlets Emergency Duty Team

An emergency Social Services team who respond to urgent situations outside normal office hours evenings, weekends and public holidays. It also provides an Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) service during out of hours. As the team is designed to deal with emergencies, any matters that can safely be left until the next day should not be referred via this service.

Adult Out of Hours: Adult out of hours service deals with failed home care visits, vulnerable people who are homeless, breakdown in care packages where the service user is left at risk, appropriate adult work at Police stations, Mental Health Act assessments. There is one AMHP Social Worker on each night who initially works with the Home treatment team until 10pm.

Children Out of Hours: The emergency duty team aims to respond to immediate crisis situations especially where children may be at risk or where parents may be in serious difficulty for example, becoming acutely ill.

Who to contact

Telephone
Tel: 020 7364 4079
Email
environmentalhealth@towerhamlets.gov.uk

Where to go

Name of venue
Adult Out of Hours/ Children Out of Hours
Venue address
2nd Floor, Mulberry Place 5 Clove Crescent
London
Postcode
E14 2BG

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
The services are available 5pm to 9am weekdays and all weekends and Bank Holidays

Other details

Referral required?
Yes
Who can make a referral?
Police, A&E, GPs, Children Out of Hours Service and some direct self-referrals from the public

Journey Planner

Address: 2nd Floor, Mulberry Place  5 Clove Crescent  London