Useful Community Information


Community Services

The following are useful community links, primarily for the Whitefoot and Downham Wards within the Borough of Lewisham.

Lewisham Council

Information about Council services and the local Ward Assemblies. 

Whitefoot and Downham Community Food Plus Project

The Food Project operates on Thursday evenings between 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m. at Hope Church on Whitefoot Lane. 

Advice Lewisham 

Centralised advice line which is the main point of access for advice in the Borough.

Advice and Information Line: 0800 231 5453, Open Monday - Friday 9.00 a.m. - 5.00 p.m.

Phoenix Community Housing

A local Social Landlord, based at the Green Man on Bromley Road, next to St. John the Baptist Church. 

Front Room Club

A drop-in run at St. Luke's, Downham on Tuesdays and Fridays between 9.30 a.m. - 2.30 p.m. An opportunity to meet people, build friendships, take part in different activities such as board games and craft, computer access and access advice services with free tea, coffee, cake and toast.