North Street Medical Care

Romford Site: 274 North Street, Romford, Essex, RM1 4QJ. Tel: 01708 629733
Chadwell Heath Site: Chadwell Heath Health Centre, Ashton Gardens, RM6 6RT

Useful Contacts

Register a birth, marriage or death

Follow the link below to register all new births, marriages and deaths.

Mental health services

Mental Health Direct (24 hours a day, 7 days a week): 0300 555 1000
Havering Access & Assessment Team (AAT) Psychiatry:  03003001570
Drugs & Alcohol – Havering WDP:  01708747614
Find out more about mental health conditions, treatments and medications:


If you feel you just need to talk to someone, call Samaritans on
Telephone No: 08457 90 90 90

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice centres can offer help on a range of things including benefits, housing issues, services and legal matters:  01708 763531
For Citizens Advice help face-to-face, you will need to attend one of the centres below:
Romford Public Advice & Service Centre
(Above Liberty Shopping Centre, ROMFORD, RM1 3SL).
Opening times:  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.  10:00am – 2:00pm
(Wheelchair and pushchair access available as well as a Children’s Corner).
Hornchurch Library
(44 North Street, Hornchurch, RM11 1TB)
Opening times:  Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.  10:00am – 2:00pm
(Wheelchair and pushchair access available)
Harold Hill Library
(Hilldene Avenue, Harold Hill. RM3 8JD)
Opening times:  Monday.  10:00am – 2:00pm
(Wheelchair and pushchair access available)
South Hornchurch Library
(Rainham Road, Rainham. RM13 7RD)
Opening times:  Every other Tuesday.  10:00am – 2:00pm)

Self help

In Havering there are a range of self-help books available in all libraries. You will need to be a library member to use the books, but if you are not already a member you can join FREE of charge, by taking two forms of identification – one with you address and another with your signature, to one of the libraries listed below:
  • Overcoming Insomnia & sleep problems (Robinson, 2006) Colin Espie. ISBN: 1845290704
  • How To Stop Worrying (Sheldon, 1990) Frank Tallis ISBN: 085969130
  • The Relaxation and Stress Reduction Workbook (New Harbinger, 2000) Davis et al. ISBN: 1572242140
  • Feel the Fear and Do it Anyway(vermillion, 2007) Susan JeffersISBN: 0091907071
  • Managing Stress: Teach Yourself(Teach yourself books, 2003)
  • Manage Your Mind: The mental fitness guide (Oxford University Press, 2007) Butler & Hope ISBN: 0198527721

The Living Life to the Full course is a life skills course that aims to provide access to high quality, practical and user-friendly training in life skills. May help those suffering from depression/anxiety or distress.

The course has been written by a psychiatrist who has many years of experience using a Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) approach and also in helping people use these skills in everyday life. During the development phase of the course, each module has been used by a wide range of health care practitioners and members of the public.

Library address details

  • Central Library: St Edwards Way, RM1 3AR
  • Harold Wood: Arundel Road RM3 ORX
  • Collier Row: 45 Collier Row Road, RM5 3NR
  • Hornchurch: 44 High Street,RM11 1TB
  • Elm Park: St Nicholas Avenue, RM12 4PT
  • Rainham: 7-11 The Braodway, RM13 9YW
  • Gidea Park: Balgores Lane, RM2 6BS
  • South Hornchurch: Rainham Road, RM13 7RD
  • Harold Hill: Hilldene Avenue, RM3 8DJ
  • Upminster: 26 Corbetts Tey Road, RM14 2BB
Contact Tel. No: 01708 432389


Havering Council Tel: 01708 432824

Other organisations that can help with housing:

  • Family Mosaics Tel: 01708 776770
  • Relationship problems:Relate Tel: 01708 441722 Langtons House/Billet Lane, Hornchurch. RM11 1XJ
Please be aware that some of these organisations may charge for their services


Coronavirus: Due to COVID-19 we are minimising the risk of infected patients visiting our practice, to help keep our patients safe and maintain routine services. With immediate effect, all appointments must be assessed by our staff over the phone prior to any visits to the surgery. We will no longer be booking appointments online or over the counter until further notice. - Visit for further guidance