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Adult and Community Learning Virtual Learning Open

 Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm
Are you thinking of starting a course but not sure where to start or who to speak to? Islington Adult Community Learning are offering a range of free online courses to help you learn new skills, or update your current skills set. All our courses…

Adult Community Learning, ACL

Islington Adult Community Learning Service, part of Islington Learning Skills and Employment, works in partnership with the voluntary and community sector to provide a network of neighbourhood learning centres across the borough. We offer a range of free courses, including ESOL classes, for Islington residents who would…

Arachne Greek Cypriot Women's Group

Offers advice and information about welfare rights and setting up a business; education and training classes including ESOL, computing, job seeking skills, interview techniques, CV writing, sign language, learn to type, sewing classes, jewellery making, glass painting, decoupage, keep fit, choir, iconography, lunch club, traditional Greek dance and after school activities (Greek…

Beanstalk, Volunteer Reading Help 

We recruit, train and place volunteers in primary schools to help children with reading.

Bright Start Islington Parent Champion Training Course

 Training is online, next 7 session course Tuesdays 9.30-am to 12.30pm 8 June to 20 July 2021
Calling on Islington dads, mums and carers! Would you like to volunteer as a Bright Start Parent Champion and help other parents by speaking to them about free early learning for under 5s, signposting them to services, sharing health and wellbeing messages and helping shape…

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…

Chance UK: 'Explore and Empower' programme

Chance UK is a family early intervention service. We operate a range of programmes across London - please check our website for more details.  Our Explore & Empower programme provides 1:1 mentoring for children aged 5-11 years with behavioural challenges, alongside support for their parentcarers. Mentors…

City and Islington College (Candi) Localo Offer Flash

Large further education college based in Islington. We offer a wide variety of full-time, part-time and adult education courses, run from five specialist centres: Sixth Form College Centre for Applied Sciences Centre for Business, Arts and Technology Centre for health, Social and Child care Centre…

Digital Edge Programme, Catch22

Microsoft have joined forces with Catch22 to help support people facing barriers to work embark on digital apprenticeships. Four-week pre-apprenticeship training programme to support young people from underserved communities supports them to access a digital apprenticeship with a local employer within Microsoft’s network of customers…

Evelyn Oldfield Unit

Provides technical and managerial aid and support services for refugee community organisations in London and the regions. This includes training (including the E3 Project to build up functional English skills), advice and consultancy, and encourages cooperation between refugee community organisations. They run specialist forums including…

Families for Life Community Champion Programme

Families for Life (FFL) community champions programme The programme offers FREE ONLINE AND FACE TO FACE TRAINING and ongoing support to become a Families for Life (FFL) community champion.  Flexible opportunity to fit 2-3 hours volunteering around your weekly routine. During the Covid-19 lockdown, healthy…

Family Works, Catch22

The Family Works Programme is a voluntary employment support programme in the borough of Islington. It has been designed to support local people who are part of a family with complex barriers to gain employment, improving life for the whole family. Catch22 are delivering this…

Get Back on Track

Are you an Islington resident whose job has been affected by the Covid-19 crisis? Shaw Trust’s Get Back on Track service can offer you advice/support on issues relating to the crisis including: Furlough Annual leave Redundancy Changes to terms and conditions (pay, hours etc.) Managing…

Hackney Community College Localo Offer Flash

Courses in a range of subjects for 16 to 18 year olds and adults.

Hanley Crouch Community Association Localo Offer Flash

After-school and holidays
No Easter playscheme 2020. Hanley Crouch Community Association offers activities for local people including an Under 5s Drop In, Toy Library, After-school Club, Youth Club, Weekender Club and Information Advice and Guidance sessions for over 50s. The part-time youth club organises trips and residential stays…

Hanley Crouch Holiday Playscheme Localo Offer Flash

 Monday to Friday, Tuesday 1 June to Friday 4 June, 8.30am to 5.30pm
Holiday playschemes run every holiday, apart from Christmas. Booking is essential. Next holiday playscheme: Tuesday 1 June to Friday 4 June 2021, following government guidance. A limited number of free places will be provided for vulnerable children by practitioner referral.  

Hugh Cubitt Centre - Employment Support

Peabody’s Employment and Training Team at the Hugh Cubitt Centre helps unemployed Londoners into work.Register and be supported by qualified professionals with a wealth of experience. We offer free one-to-one advice and guidance to individuals searching for jobs and preparing for working life, and work…

Intech Centre

In its state-of-the-art facilities with 55 computers and fully qualified advisors and tutors, Intech Centre is offering Career Advice, Training and Examination services. All the customers referred to Intech Centre have an opportunity to speak to a qualified advisor to ensure they have access to…

Islington Apprenticeship Scheme Localo Offer Flash

Apprenticeships are a great way to start your career. Get paid to do a real job, gain experience and work towards a nationally recognised qualification. The council offers a high quality apprenticeship programme that combines work experience, training and a competitive London Living Wage salary.…

Islington FIS, Family Information Service Localo Offer Flash

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…

IT Qualification

Looking for work within the IT sector? Why not start by gaining a Microsoft IT Qualification!! Join the course, every Wednesday from 6.30 - 8.30 pm. For ayoung people, ges 16 plus.  

iWork

The iWork employment services offers 1-2-1 tailored coaching and mentoring support to get unemployed Islington residents into jobs they want to do. It has a holistic approach, looking at the person's strengths and interests. A coach can work with a client for as long as…

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…

Jubba Youth Community Association

Through sport, mentoring, employment, and advice and guidance projects, JYCA has managed to engage, empower, develop and give opportunities to many young people. We support unemployed 16-24-year-olds to move into employment using the power of sport. As a youth charity, we use football and other…

Light Project Pro International

Coronavirus update: Light Project Pro International is running a foodbank for local residents in the Caledonian and Holloway Wards. You do not need to register beforehand, just turn up on Wednesdays, 10.30am to 12.30pm; or contact us if you are shielding. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Usual Service: Light Project…

London Metropolitan University - Interns and Student Projects for Local Businesses

Have you got a business challenge that needs a fresh perspective? Why not take on an intern or have a student complete a short project for you. Based in Holloway, we are very keen on working with local businesses. 

London Voluntary Services Council

LVSC brings London voluntary and community sector organisations together to learn and share best practice and to create a co-ordinated voice to influence policy makers. We provide up-to-date information on management and funding, advice and support for voluntary and community groups, networks, practical publications and…

Mindfulness Workshops with The Parent House

 Wednesdays 2-2.45pm
Why not join us for some lovely meditation, reflexology and aromatherapy sessions online, every Wednesday. To take part please join this zoom link for a prompt start at 2pm. https://zoom.us/j/96335885759?pwd=UWdMMEI5OTVDMkM4WGNpeTRBTDlIdz09 (Click on this link to join and follow the instructions to launch the meeting)

National Careers Service

Website and helpline giving advice on training, careers and employment.

The Parent House Trust

Update 23.4, message for parents: The Parent House is virtually Open, and we are here to listen, signpost and support. We are continuing to keep in touch with parents, and will be hosting some of our courses/projects via Zoom in the coming weeks, so please…

Peabody, Employment and Training

Peabody is a London Housing Association which also provides a range of anti-poverty community development programmes and services including employment and training support. Employment and training centres are currently located in Islington, Hackney, Westminster and Southwark. Support provided includes: CV and cover letter writing; advice…

Progress Team Localo Offer Flash

Have you just got your GCSE or A-Level results? You may have concerns and questions about your next steps in education, employment and training. The Progress Team wants to celebrate your success and can help you if you are uncertain about what to do next.…

Prospex @ The Underground Youth Centre

Prospex @ The Underground Youth centre offer multiple services for young people aged 8-21 such as: Youth Clubs; Summer projects, Trips and programmes; Cooking Club; Homework Club; Girls Group; Mechanix Project Duke of Edinburgh Awards; Greenpower Racing (Mechanix club). Prospex also offers One2One support, employability workshops and…

Proud to Care North London

A local jobs website for people who would like to start a career in adult health and social care. The portal gives advice about careers pathways, insights into a range of job roles, and also features local jobs with a range of employers. Proud to…

Remploy

Mental Health Working -  offers specialist education, training and employment support for residents of Camden and Islington with mental health conditions, helping them to prepare for, find and stay in employment. Support includes: providing focused mental health support; identifying coping strategies; personalised support plan; specialist information, advice and…

Renaisi

Renaisi provides support for local communities with employment, neighbourhood improvement, community engagement and employment and support for migrant communities and schools. Renaisi works in schools providing highly skilled Bilingual Parent Support Advisers (BPSA) who speak a range of community languages including Somali, Bengali, Turkish, Kurdish, Portugese,…

Spear Islington Localo Offer Flash

Spear Islington works with 16-24 year olds who are currently unemployed, to assist them into employment, training or further education. We run a 6 week programme from 2-5pm Mon-Fri that includes; Tailored CV and Cover letter Interview training Professional Communication and teamwork skills Help with…

Springboard Islington Localo Offer Flash

Vocational and alternative curriculum provision for young people.

St Luke's Community Centre

Run by St. Luke's Parochial Trust, the centre offers a range of activities to promote the health and quality of life of local people including children and young people. Activities include swimming (at Ironmonger Row baths), dancing (ballroom, old time, modern sequence and line), art,…

Street Step

Employability and Dance Fitness Academy that supports young people (aged 16-24) into sustained employment, education and training. We will help you gain the key skills and qualifications to get into sustainable work and training. Job search support, CV writing, mock interviews with national and local…

Suited & Booted Localo Offer Flash

Suited & Booted provides clothing and job interview advice for vulnerable and disadvantaged men in London. Our clients include the long-term unemployed, ex offenders, those experiencing mental health problems, homeless, looked-after youth and young adults and former miltary personnel - people who are struggling and…

Voluntary Action Islington, VAI, formerly Islington Voluntary Action Council, IVAC Localo Offer Flash

Voluntary Action Islington (VAI), formerly called IVAC, supports, promotes and develops local community organisations. It provides information on a wide range of local organisations. Voluntary Action Islington is the recognised Volunteer Centre for Islington.

Weblink: Apprenticeships 

Website of apprenticeship opportunities in London and the rest of the UK.

Weblink: Bounce Back 

Bounce Back acts as a bridge between prison and full time employment.

Weblink: Community Service Volunteers 

The website of CSV, a national organisation providing volunteers for young disabled people in order to help them live more independent lives.

Weblink: Exceptional Individuals  Localo Offer Flash

Website of the recruitment agency for employees and individuals with dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD and autism.

Weblink: Smart Works 

Smart Works is a charity that helps women on low incomes get back to work by providing interview training and smart, professional clothing.

Weblink: V Inspired 

Volunteering site for 16 to 25 year olds