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  1. Autism Hub Drop-in is every Monday between 11:00 and 13:00.
    The Autism Hub Islington and Camden is a user-led initiative by and for adults with High-Functioning Autism and Asperger’s. They aim to improve the quality of life for adults with autism by connecting people to resources, services and organisations from a central point, “The Hub”.…
  2. BlindAid (formerly known Metropolitan Society for the Blind)  is a registered charity helping visually impaired people in London. Our visiting service provides blind and partially sighted people with friendly, social contact in the comfort of their own homes.As well as providing company and conversation our visitors…
  3. Lift: appointments on Mondays, 2-7pm; Platform: appointments on Tuesdays, 2-5.30pm and on Fridays 11.30am-7pm; Drum: appointments on Thursdays, 2-8pm and on Fridays, 9am to 3.30pm
    The Brandon Centre provides free of charge counselling and psychotherapy services for Islington 14 to 21 year olds at Lift and Platform youth hubs and at the Drum in Whitecross Street. There are two clinical psychologists working at Lift and Platform and a clinical psychologist and…
  4. Learning and Leisure opening times: Monday to Friday, 9am to 9pm; weekend clubs. Please see the website for times of activities and clubs during the week and at weekends.
    Centre 404 provides support and services to disabled children and Adults with learning disabilities or autism and their families. Supporting Families: Centre 404 offers support to families from birth onwards throughout life. We offer families advice, support and advocacy on all matters that may affect…
  5. Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm. The phone line will divert to the Emergency Duty Team at all other times.
    The Children’s Services Contact Team (CSCT) is the single point of contact for all services for children, young people, and families in Islington who may need extra help and support. If you are worried about a child, please phone CSCT first: 020 7527 7400 The…
  6. Monday to Friday 9.30am - 3pm, excluding Bank Holidays
    Family Rights Group Family Rights Group promotes policies and practices that keep children safe within their family and strengthen the family and community networks of those children who cannot live at home.    We campaign for families to have their voice heard, be treated fairly and get help…
  7. Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
    Fledglings is a registered charity and not-for-profit organisation which helps parents and carers of a child with special needs of any kind to find simple, affordable solutions to practical problems. Fledglings offers a free product search service to locate toys, clothing, developmental aids and other…
  8. Mental health rehabilitation project with a focus on employment/education. We support people into employment, work placements, training and education.  We have a strong emphasis on confidence building and preparation for work by giving members ownership and responsibility for the running of the Clubhouse ('work ordered…
  9. Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm
    I CAN is the children’s communication charity. I CAN works to develop speech, language and communication skills for all children. I CAN works to ensure all people who have a responsibility to children, either directly or indirectly, from parents and teachers to policy makers, understand…
  10. The Islington Dyslexia Network offers a full literacy assessment, and gives specialistadvice about reading, writing and spelling difficulties. Every member of the team is trained as an SpLD assessor and is a member of AMBDA (Associate Member of the British Dyslexia Association).
  11. The phone line is open Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm; outside these hours you can leave a message or send an email to fis@islington.gov.uk
    Islington FIS Logo Looking for childcare? Want to find free and fun activities for your child? Do you need information and advice about where to turn for family support? Are you looking to start childminding or work in a nursery? Contact Islington's friendly team of family information service…
  12. 10.00-11.30am, 18 May 2022
    This is the Parents Forum for Islington. It is an open meeting for all parents of children with SEND within Islington. Keep informed on SEND News Come to our information days and workshops Work alongside Islington Council to improve Health, Social Care and Education Services…
  13. Survivors of child abuse in Islington children's homes and foster placements 1966-1995 - campaigning for justice. Co-production with the council in provision of support services for Islington survivors (Non Recent Abuse Team, 222 Upper Street, survivorsupport@islington.gov.uk, 0207 527 1848 and Islington Survivors Trauma Service, St Pancras…
  14. Projects run in school holidays and weekends. For people aged 18 plus, projects run during weekday daytimes in term time.
    Kith and Kids aim is to empower families living with disability: to provide support for the whole family; to seek information about, or help with educational, medical, or social issues; to organise weekend and holiday projects for our members; to ensure representation for families and…
  15. Weekdays during the day is available for Study Space and support services. Termtime weekly activities are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 4-9pm
    Lift Logo Lift youth hub has a gym, indoor and outdoor kitchens, a dance studio, creative spaces and meeting rooms. There are weekly sessions for Afrobeats, archery, fitness classes and creative activties including podcasting. We also run weekly home cooking and baking classes. 'Free Space' enables young…
  16. Who we are Mencap is the leading voice of learning disability. Everything we do is about valuing and supporting people with a learning disability, and their families and carers. Our vision, mission and values Mencap Islington Me Time supports adults (18+) with a learning disability living in the…
  17. Thursdays 3-4.30pm, starting Thursday 7 September
    Mother to Mother therapy group aims to provide emotional support and to empower mothers of children with mental health problems. The group is based at Islington Mind Women-Only Space in Crouch Hill and is run by a psychotherapist with experience and knowledge of working with…
  18. Tuesday and Wednesday, 1 to 6pm, Thursday, 1-3pm; term-time
    PALACE - Play and Learn and Creative Education - is a parent-led organisation for children of all ages and abilities, their carers and families, and a place where you can drop-in and meet in a friendly and stimulating environment. We offer services, activities and events…
  19. Mon, Tue, Thurs, Fri 12.00-18.00, Wed 13.30-18.00 and Sat 12.00-14.00 (please note that on Tues and Thurs 15.00-6-18.00 the service is for under 18s only). Pulse sex and relationship services are also available at Lift Youth Hub on Mon and Wed 15.00-19.00 (this service is for under 21s only).
    Sexual health services for young people in Islington are provided by Camden and Islington Young People’s Sexual Health Network (CAMISH). Services are free and confidential for young people under 25. CAMISH is a partnership between Brook and Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust…
  20. Support is generally available from Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm, frequency and duration depending on family choice and needs.
    Rainbow Trust Children's Charity Rainbow Trust Children’s Charity supports seriously ill children and their families in the family home and local community. Families who have a child or young person up to the age of 18 with a life threatening or terminal condition (for example cancer, some neurological conditions,…
  21. Scope Helpline is open Monday to Friday from 9am to 5pm.
    Scope's helpline provides free, independent and impartial advice and support on issues that matter to disabled people and their families.Freephone: 0808 800 3333Email: helpline@scope.org.uk8am to 8pm weekdays and closed at weekends and bank holidays. Scope’s online community is a place where disabled people, parents, carers…
  22. Parents Connect is for parents or carers of disabled children. The aim of the service is to: reduce isolation build a support network with other parents provide useful information (how to approach professionals, what local/national support is available for you/your child Parents Connect will: have…
  23. 11am to 2pm
    Family Saturdays is a unique service run by Islington parents for Islington parents and their Children with SEND. Children learn, play and explore in a safe and understanding environment. Whilst staff take the children to the soft play and the sensory room, parents join a…
  24. Monday to Thursday from 9am to 5.30pm, Friday 9am to 4pm
    We act as an introductory agency, placing qualified and experienced childcare workers, carers and special needs nannies, to families with babies, children and young adults with additional needs. We also place nannies and carers with families in difficult situations such as those who have suffered…