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  1. Helpline: Open 24 hours; Office: Monday to Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Family Lives is the leading provider of parent support in the country. The flagship service 'Parentline' is a free confidential, 24-hour, parent-to-parent phone line for anyone in a parenting role. They also have a highly informative and interactive website and an email support service.
  2. FirstStop Advice is an independent, free service offering advice and information for older people, their families and carers about housing and care options in later life. It is led by the charity Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) working in partnership with other national and local organisations.Our…
  3. Every Saturday from 12.30pm
    We’re FoodCycle Finsbury Park, serving tasty meals every Saturday lunchtime at1pm at the Andover Community Centre in Islington. Each week, we collect surplus fruit and veg from local suppliers and turn these ingredients into free nutritious (and delicious!) three-course meals for the community. Come along and…
  4. Wednesdays, 1pm
    Coronavirus Update Two weekly projects that offer freshly cooked meals to anyone who comes to collect one, every Wednesday (starting 28 October 2021) from New River Baptist Church, 12.30-1.30 pm, and every Saturday from the Andover Community Centre, 1.30-2.30 pm. Usual Service We serve free…
  5. The Royal Mail Articles for the Blind scheme is a free, first class or Airmail service for people sending items specifically designed for blind and visually impaired people. This enables them to send certain items within the UK and overseas free of charge. Available to…
  6. Coronavirus Update Healthwatch Islington is currently running their signposting service, answering people’s questions about local health care services. This a phone based service open to Islington residents and carers of Islington residents with specific queries around health and social care (not legal advice) Telephone: 07538…
  7. Update 03.08.21: Help on Your Doorstep is open Monday - Friday (excluding bank holidays) from 10am - 4pm. Please contact us by phone or email. We are also able to offer clients face-to-face appointments if necessary. These office appointments have to be pre-booked as our offices are not currently open to drop-in callers. Our Good Neighbours Schemes in Bemerton, Kings Cross (Priory Green estate) and New River Green are running regular activities for local residents. Please go to www.helponyourdoorstep.com/events for more information.
    Help on Your Doorstep aims to improve health and wellbeing of people in Islington, especially those who are vulnerable and isolated. Working with residents we seek to find solutions to the issues which make life difficult, strengthen communities to do more for themselves and enable people to…
  8. Our office is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5.30pm however after hours and on weekends we operate a 24 hour out of hours service so someone will always answer the phone.
    Homedot Care Logo Domiciliary Care Provision At HomeDot Care, we care about choice. Giving choice to our clients in all aspects of the homecare and support services we offer them. We know how important it is that our clients know that they have a choice in matters concerning…
  9. Drop in: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm or phone Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm (Wednesday 8.30am opening)
    If you have a housing problem, are homeless or are facing homelessness, please contact us for advice and support. The Housing Aid Team is the starting point for advice and assistance on preventing or dealing with homelessness for eveyone (including 16 to 17 year olds).…
  10. Monday to Friday 9.30am to 5pm; Samira Project operates from Imece Monday to Wednesday.
    IMECE Women’s Centre is a women-only organisation that aims to empower Turkish, Kurdish and Cypriot Turkish women as well as BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee) women by providing culturally sensitive specialist services. In particular, IMECE specialises in providing support for women experiencing harmful practices…
  11. Phone: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm; Drop-in: Monday-Friday 10am-5pm; Specialist advice on Wednesdays by appointment only - call 020 7833 2608 to book
    We provide advice on welfare benefits, employment and housing for Bangladeshi and other Black and minority ethnic (BME) people. Please note we do not provide legal advice. We also offer advice on education and curriculum support. Our projects include: Older people’s health awareness Luncheon club…
  12. In the Income Team, we financially assess clients to see if they can contribute towards the services they receive. We carry out assessments for most care services, including: housework and shopping, personal care in the home, night settling, sessional workers sleepover, respite care at home,…
  13. Open Monday and Saturday 1pm - 4pm. Over Christmas 2019 open Monday 23 and Saturday 28 December (referral only).
    Schools, churches, businesses and individuals donate non-perishable, in-date food to the foodbank. All food given out by foodbanks is donated. ‘Supermarket Collections’ are one of the main ways that food is donated: These are food drives held at supermarkets where volunteers give shoppers a ‘foodbank…
  14. Monday to Friday, 10am to 1pm and 2-4pm; evening advice sessions: Monday-Wednesday, 7-9pm. Appointment needed: call 020 7288 7630; Evening Advice Clinic: 020 7288 7633; eveningadvice@islingtonlaw.org.uk
    Coronavirus Update Islington Law Centre is currently providing legal advice via the the telephone, including an evening service. For details see contacts and date/time below. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Usual Service Monthly advice surgeries on exclusions; Debt advice and help with money; Help with benefits or grants; Advice…
  15. Telephone advice line is open on Monday, Tuesday and Friday, 2-4pm.
    Coronavirus Update Islington People’s Rights is currently providing the following services:   Telephone legal advice  Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays 2-4pm  Call advice line on 020 7561 3685  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Usual Service Islington People’s Rights (IPR) provides specialist debt advice and casework support to Islington residents, including tribunal…
  16. Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm. Mother tongue supplementary school at Montem Primary School: Tuesday and Wednesday after school.
    We provide Information and advice on benefits, housing and welfare rights and can provide interpreters for hospitals and GPs. We also have drop-in sessions for advice on other issues, as well as a project for older people, and a project for people affected by domestic…