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Age UK Islington

Coronavirus Update Age UK Islington is currently providing the following services: Helpline, Mon to Fri 9am - 5pm, 020 7281 6018. For information and guidance and more intensive one to one support around getting essential supplies, money worries, emotional support, social connection and much more.…

The Albert Kennedy Trust

The Trust provides housing support,mentoring, information and advice to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender young people under the age of 25 years who are homeless, living in a hostile environment or in crisis. Online enquiry see website.

Bright Futures, Early Help 5-19 (school-age to 19 years) Localo Offer Flash

Coronavirus update If you have a family support worker they will continue to remain in contact with you during this period. If you need family support please contact: 020 7527 4343 between 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, and email Early.Help@islington.gov.uk Practitioners wanting to refer will need…

Bus & Tram Discount Scheme - Transport for London

Benefits You get 50% off: Adult pay as you go bus and tram fares Adult 7 Day or monthly (up to six months) Bus & Tram Passes Can I get it? You must be: Living in a London borough Aged between 18 and 60 Getting no other…

Business Debtline

Business Debtline provides free debt advice to small businesses and people who are self-employed. Their services are available over the phone, through their website and via webchat. Business Debtline can give you advice on important business debts such as tax and business rates, and support…

Caxton House Community Centre

Coronavirus update Following Government’s guidance, Caxton House Community Centre is now closed but continues to offer direct support to over 55s, families and residents needing to shield. If you want to help or need help please contact admin@caxtonhouse.org or call 0207 263 3151 We are…

Christians Against Poverty

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) is an award winning charity offering a budgeting and debt counselling service including free home visits. The service is particularly helpful for people who would benefit from free home visits. Clients set up a CAP account and use our service to…

Citizens Advice Islington Localo Offer Flash

Coronavirus Update Citizens Advice Islington is currently providing the following services:   Telephone legal advice  Monday – Friday 10am to 4pm Call Advice line on 0300 330 1197  Also providing the Employment Law Advice Service for employees/workers experience employment issues relating to Covid-19. Grants and benefits to help…

Civil Legal Advice

Are you at risk of losing your home as a result of debt? Can’t afford to pay for your own legal advice? You may qualify for legal advice from Civil Legal Advice (CLA). We will check if you qualify for legal aid, and if you…

Community Advice and Support Scheme

To relieve the inhabitants of the London Borough of Hackney, Islington, Tower Hamlets, Newham, Barking and Dagenham, and the surrounding area who are in need because of age, a mental or physical disability or poverty in particular but not exclusively by the provision of advice,…

Credit Union

The Credit Union is a not for profit savings and loans co-operative that encourages saving as a way of preventing debt. It also provides information and support to people who may struggle with debt.The low cost Saver Loans help reduce the cost of borrowing and…

Disability Action in Islington

Disability Action in Islington (DAII) support disabled people and parents/carers of disabled children living, working or studying in Islington. We provide a volunteer advice service across a range of socialwelfare issues including welfare benefits, housing and communitycare. We can apply for charitable funds where relevant…

Fair Money Advice

Fair Finance is a social business based in London. We offer a range of financial products and services designed to meet the needs of people who are financially excluded. We aim to revolutionize personal finance, starting with the people whom the mainstream providers have left…

Hackney Migrant Centre

Free advice sesions on immigration issues and applications. Drop in on Wednesdays 10am-4pm. First come first served, maximum 40 per day (often oversubscribed). Please email enquiries about drop in volunteering and for general infromation about the service.

Help On Your Doorstep

Coronavirus Update: Help on Your Doorstep is currently providing the following services: Telephone support/ advice and signposting (Connect Service)  Monday – Friday 10am-4pm Contact: connect@helponyourdoorstep.com or 020 3931 6080  We can help people access advice and support on a wide range of issues including benefits, housing, employment and financial…

Hornsey Lane Estate Community Association

Coronavirus Update Hornsey Lane Estate Community Association is currently providing the following services:  Telephone befriending service. Please email irene@hleca.org.uk or telephone Val on 07496213442 for details. Food Co-operative   We currently run a members based food co-op from New Orleans Hall for residents in the Hillrise Ward.  You…

Housing Aid Centre Localo Offer Flash

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).…

Housing Benefits and Council Tax Support

If you have a low income, you may be eligible for help to pay your rent and council tax. You do not need to be out of work or receiving income support to get help. For information about these benefits and how to apply, see the links on…

Hoxton Trust Legal Advice Service

We have run a free legal advice service since 1993. Since then we have helped thousands of local people. Read their testimonials. Currently, we have 2 part time Legal Advisers and 2 Volunteer Receptionists. We offer free legal advice on a variety of issues including welfare,…

Hyde Plus - Successful Tenancies Team

The Successful Tenancies team provides free and confidential advice and support to Hyde Group residents to maintain their tenancies. Areas of work include Money & Debt, Employment and Tenancy Sustainment Advice. Our advisors will:• Work with you to assess your needs and get you the right…

Illegal Money Lending Team

A ‘loan shark’ is someone who lends money without the appropriate licence issued by the Financial Conduct Authority. Loan sharks rarely, if ever, give any paperwork and if payments are missed they often use intimidation and violence to get money from their ‘clients’. The Illegal…

IMECE Women's Centre

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…

INCA CGIL UK - Italian Advice Centre

Advice and information on welfare rights, with particular regard to pensions for Italians, Italian speaking people and their relatives, non-Italian people who worked in Italy.Drop-in service available Monday to Friday from 10am to 4pm.

Islington Advice Line, Islington Advice Alliance

Islington Advice Line provides advice and support for Islington residents who are experiencing debt. The advice line directs callers to debt advice provided by Islington Advice Alliance which is made up of Islington's Citizens Advice Bureau, Islington Law Centre, Islington People's Rights. Callers can also be…

Islington Bangladeshi Association

See more information about Staying Connected with IBA during Covid-19 restrictions. 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…

Islington Carers Hub Localo Offer Flash

We work with carers living or caring for someone living in Islington – A carer is a person who provides support for a partner, relative or friend who is frail, disabled, has a long-term illness, mental health issue or substance misuse problem and who cannot…

Islington Council Income Maximisation Team (iMAX) Localo Offer Flash

Who do we help? All Islington residents and some non-residents such as friends and family that provide support to disabled Islington residents. How can we help? We will check your benefits to make sure you are getting the correct money Support you to make benefit and…

Islington Energy Advice Team

Contact us for advice on cutting your energy and staying warm at home. We run workshops to help you draught-proof your home, thermally line your curtains and reduce your energy bills. If the household has someone vulnerable living there, we can assess you for the…

Islington Housing Benefits

For help with rent and council tax support you can contact the Benefits Processing Service. This service can support clients with: Help with benefits or grants

Islington Law Centre

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…

Islington People's Rights (IPR) Localo Offer Flash

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…

Islington Refugee Forum

Islington Refugee Forum (IRF) is a refugee-led, independent organisation. IRF was created to act as a common voice for refugees, to improve their quality of life and support their integration into the community. Community organisations play a crucial role in facilitating this integration and the…

Islington Somali Community

Coronavirus Update Young people support during the Coronavirus outbreak Job seeking/ job search techniques online Engaging YP to help each other with volunteers and mentors supervising Webinar on how to develop CV , personal statement  Health and well-being - How to stay fit from inside your…

Jobcentre Plus Barnsbury

The Barnsbury Jobcentre Plus is a part of the Department of Work and Pensions providing a comprehensive work and benefits service. Here you get advice and information on how to get into paid work. People of working age also get the help and support they…

Jobcentre Plus Finsbury Park

Finsbury Park Jobcentre Plus is a part of the Department of Work and Pensions providing a comprehensive work and benefits service. Here you get advice and information on how to get into paid work. People of working age also get the help and support they…

KMEWO, Kurdish and Middle Eastern Women's Organisation in Britain

Coronavirus update: In accordance with Government Guidelines, KMEWO had to re-arrange the ways services delivered in order to prioritise both staff and client’s safety. While it is essential to continue providing support services to vulnerable women and girls from the Kurdish, Middle Eastern and North…

The Manna

The Manna is St Stephen's project to improve the quality of life of vulnerable people in the area by providing a strong community to belong to, and by offering practical, emotional and spiritual support.  The Manna has become a home to people struggling with addiction, loneliness,…

Mary Ward Legal Centre

Mary Ward Legal Centre provides free advice about debt and housing issues. We also offer free evening legal appointments on a range of other issues. You can get advice about any debt issue by contacting our dedicated debt advice line on 020 7269 5455. We…

Money Advice Service

The Money Advice Service offers free unbiased money advice and information to help you make the most of your money. We are independent and unbiased, we won’t recommend any particular products or try to sell you anything. Our advice covers most money related issues (although…

National Debtline

National Debtline provides free advice and resources to help you deal with your debts. You can access our services over the phone, through our website and via webchat. We’ll give you advice on important debts such as rent or mortgage arrears and support if creditors…

New Horizon Youth Centre

New Horizon Youth Centre provides a range of free services to enable young people to gain skills and knowledge to improve their life chances and help them move from adolescence into adulthood. Services include: Showers Food, clothes and health essentials Housing advice and advocacySupport with…

One True Voice Women Organisation

Coronavirus update: One True Voice are currently providing the following services: Somali and English speaking telephone advice - 10am to 12pm Monday to Wednesday Contact the case officer on 020 7998 5746 or 07592 547096 Usual Service: One True Voice was set up in January…

QSA Get-Set

Knowing about money is an important life skill these days. Get Set is a course for parents to help them pass on practical money skills and the habits and norms we need to make them work for us. The course consists of four group workshops…

Quaker Social Action, QSA

Quaker Social Action, QSA exists to resource and support people living on low income in East London, including Islington. The Homestore programme enables low income households to furnish their homes without getting into debt. The Get Set programme supports families to understand and take control…

Samira Project

  The Samira Project is an ending violence against women girls (VAWG) for BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugees) women and girls project funded by Islington Coucnil. The Samira Project is a partnership between IMECE Women’s Centre, Latin American Women’s Aid (LAWA), Kurdish and…

SHP Multidisciplinary Floating Support Service

The SHP Floating Support Service is a free housing  related support service for people who are struggling to maintain their tenancies. It is available to vulnerable Islington residents and those with an established link to the borough. The service can provide support with the following…

SPARC @ The Hub

SPaRC is based in Swiss Cottage but reaches to many other parts of the surrounding areas. SPaRC is an open and welcoming space for refugees, asylum seekers and migrants to meet and socialise. We run activities and such art and music therapy and walking groups…

Yoga for Charity - Meditative Movement

The Yoga for Charity initiative we started in July 2018 has been running smoothly - and has raised over £1000 for charity. St Anne's Hoxton has been the centre of the Hoxton community since it was founded in 1870. It runs a Relief in Need charity…