We believe in different,
we help the whole human
be whole again.

Who we are

We are a registered charity located in Stratford, East London. Our mission is to support individuals grappling with mental health issues, disabilities, and homelessness. we provide a clothing and food bank, offer assistance for physical and mental health challenges, and maintain a free online directory of support services on our website. Our commitment extends beyond immediate relief; we aim to lift individuals out of homelessness and helplessness permanently and advocate for the systemic changes required to address the issues at its roots.

We empower individuals
to rebuild from adversity.

At Mental Aid, we are dedicated to empowering individuals through comprehensive life skills and digital literacy training. Our programs are designed to equip our clients with essential tools for personal and professional development. Through engaging workshops and hands-on training sessions, we focus on fostering critical life skills, such as communication, problem-solving, and financial literacy, alongside providing essential digital skills. In an ever-evolving digital landscape, we believe that access to technology and digital literacy is key to unlocking opportunities. By investing in our clients’ education and skill development, we strive to build a foundation for a brighter and more inclusive future. Join us in making a lasting impact and helping individuals thrive in today’s dynamic world.

key outcomes

What makes us diferent?

Mental Aid 1

Online Support

Mental Aid Academy online self help and skills development portal.

Mental Aid 3

We come to you, you don't need to do anything.

Life can be hard enough when you are experiencing mental health issues. So unlike others, our food and clothing bank items are dropped off to you.

Mental Aid 2

Support to access help

We support our clients with signposting to other services through some of our partner organisations be it getting help with their finances, housing, medical support etc.

Joe Goodall

Trustee & Treasurer

“To be of benefit to all individuals who need the support is the greatest goal in my life.”

Hans Morano


“I love what I do and how it can impact lives. when love is the motivation, there is nothing that can’t be achieved.”


Meet our team

Nazya Hanif

Business Administrator

Nancy Paintsil

Food Bank Coordinator

Sarah Boodhoo


Oluranti Ojo

Nicholas Antonis


Isya Hanif


Tanzila Akter


Hemlata Ramchurit


Shaneel Teeha


Lee Spiteri


Jaz Bains


Glen Patterson


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