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    Baby Boutique @ St Mary's Hornsey Rise, for New and Nearly New Items

    St Mary's Baby Boutique is a charity project funded by Love Your Neighbour based in Hornsey Rise N19. We aim to provide families facing hardship with equipment needs for children aged 0-5 years old so that all children have the opportunity to have the best…

    Benefits Enquiry Line - For people with Disabilities

    The Benefit Enquiry Line (BEL) is a benefits help line for people with disabilities, carers and representatives. BEL is part of the Department for Work and Pensions. We offer confidential advice and information on all benefits and how to claim them. In addition to giving…

    Chicks, Country Holidays for Inner City Kids

    CHICKS (Country Holidays for Inner City Kids) is a registered charity which provides free respite breaks to disadvantaged children from across the country. The breaks are designed to give children from inner cities, children living in poverty and those from abusive backgrounds, as well as…

    Child Poverty Action Group

    The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) is the leading charity campaigning for the abolition of poverty among children and young people in the UK and for the improvement of the lives of low-income families. CPAG aims to raise awareness of the extent, nature and impact…

    Choices Boutique

    Struggling to afford baby and children's clothes and equipment? The Choices Boutique can help. We receive donations of pre-loved clothes and equipment for babies and children, as well as maternity clothes, so that other families who need these items can collect them for free.  How…

    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 you…

    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…

    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…

    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 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 Giving

    Islington Giving, administered by the Cripplegate Foundation, supports and funds local solutions to local issues. It aims to tackle poverty in Islington by investing in the community and supporting partner agencies working with children, young people, families and people living in isolation. Please see website for further details of…

    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…


    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…

    Latin American Women's Rights Service

    Latin American Women’s Rights Service (LAWRS) offers advice, advocacy, information and counselling services to Latin American women living in the UK. LAWRS provides information, casework support and advocacy on housing, money and debt, employment and access to welfare support. ESOL classes and targeted training is…

    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…

    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…

    SHINE (Seasonal Health Interventions Network)

    SHINE makes sure that you get all the help you need to stay warm, increase income and stay healthy in your home. SHINE gives practical advice and refers to schemes that reduce the risks associated with hot or cold weather.SHINE provides a single point of…

    Universal Credit Support Service, Help to Claim, Citizens Advice

    Trained advisers from Citizens Advice are available to support with Universal Credit claims - from the application through to the first payment. Support is available online, over the phone and face to face. Help to Claim is a dedicated service from Citizens Advice. It's free,…

    Weblink: Care to learn 

    Government scheme helping young parents with childcare costs when they are learning

    Weblink: Child Law Advice 

    Website of Coram which provides advice on law and policy affecting children and young people, including school and education issues.

    Weblink: Child Maintenance Options 

    Website giving advice on child maintenance options.

    Weblink: Coram Advice - My child has been taken to care 

    Website of Coram BAAF which provides advice on adoption and fostering

    Weblink: Debt Hacker 

    Debt Hacker could help you get money back and fix your credit score; free service.

    Weblink: National Debtline 

    A national helpline that provides free, confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems.

    Weblink: Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre 

    Free legal advice on a range of issue from supervised students at Queen Mary University of Law.

    Weblink: StepChange Debt Charity 

    Website of the national charity providing free, independent debt advice and counselling.

    Weblink: The Family Holiday Association 

    Website of the charity which helps disadvantaged children get away on holiday.

    Weblink: Turn2Us 

    Website with information on grant giving organisations.

    Working Families

    Working Families is the UK’s leading work-life balance organisation. We help children, working parents and carers and their employers find a better balance between responsibilities at home and work. Our free Legal Helpline gives parents and carers legal and in-work benefits advice, as well as helping them to negotiate…