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Support for children and their families affected by disability

Affected by a disability and need extra support? There are national and local organisations, often charities, which provide advice, information and support to people whose lives are affected by a disability or medical condition. Information is important, but talking to people who share your experience,…

Taking drugs and other substances? Need advice?

Islington's Drug and Alcohol Helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week and can help you or someone you care about. Call them on 0808 800 0019. Islington's Young People's Drug and Alcohol Service (IYPDAS) offers free, confidential advice and support for anyone up…

Think you may be pregnant? Need advice?

You can take a free pregnancy test, and talk about your choices if the test is positive, at Brook Islington at Pulse T: 020 7527 1300. Lift and Pulse also offer pregnancy testing, advice on your options and advice on all sexual health issues. You can go to…

Think your drinking is putting you at risk? Take a quick check

Take the two minute alcohol test Go to https://drinkcoach.org.uk. It looks at your drinking levels and gives you free advice based on your risk, as well as details of local support services that can help if you need it.

Travel and transport

There are many different ways to travel using lots of different forms of transport. If you want to go and explore more than your own area, you need to know how to travel around safely, on time and using the best method available. This section…

What's available in Islington?

Islington has a range of facilities and services for young people, including 12 excellent adventure playgrounds, two youth hubs, and loads of clubs and groups. We can also help when things get tough and you need a bit of extra support, or need someone to…

Your Youth Councillors

Islington Youth Councillors 2020-22 are: Catherine Browne 'I believe if we all work together we can stop knife crime' Manifesto: I am campaigning to stop knife crime in Islington. I want young people to be safe where ever they are and not worry about knife crime.…

Youth Council

Islington welcomes its new young leaders Husen Abdullahi from Samuel Rhodes School has been elected as the new Young Mayor, Muskan Khan as Deputy Young Mayor and Jessica Chukwu as the new Member for the Youth Parliament. They were elected by their fellow youth councillors…