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    Access and Engagement Service, AES Localo Offer Flash

    The Access and Engagement Service, AES, helps schools, children, young people and their families with school attendance, pupil engagement and attitudes to learning, safeguarding, children in employment or entertainment, children missing from education, educating children at home. School Attendance The AES provides a statutory attendance…

    Assessment and Treatment Team

    A national referral centre for children and families with attachment difficulties and complex trauma, usually relating to experiences of abuse and neglect. Assessment and treatment is also offered for parent child interaction difficulties. We work with looked after and adopted children as well as children…

    Bright Start 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…

    Caspari Foundation Localo Offer Flash

    Caspari Foundation supports children and young people with emotional and behavioural barriers to learning which hold back their development. We do this by providing high quality counselling and practical support for children, young people and families, and training and support for people who work with…

    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…

    Childline

    Childline is a registered charity. It provides a free and confidential phone counselling service for any child with any problem 24 hrs a day. Children are also welcome to write, without a stamp, to Childline at the address below. There is also a helpline available…

    Educational Psychology Service, EPS Localo Offer Flash

    Educational Psychologists are involved in enhancing the learning and development of all children and young people. They work with teachers, parents, carers and other professionals to help bring about positive changes. Educational Psychologists work with children and young people between the ages of 0 and 25…

    Family Lives, formerly Parentline Plus

    Family Lives, formerly Parentline Plus, is the leading provider of parent support in the country. The flagship service 'Parentline' is a free confidential, 24-hour, parent-to-parent phone line for anyone in a parenting role. They also have a highly informative and interactive website and an email…

    FamilyLine

    Support for family members over 18 via a telephone, text and email service. Free help with parenting questions, and more complex issues via Befrienders and Counsellors. The service uses a network of volunteers to support family members. Volunteer with this serviceThis service is run by…

    Friendship Works, formerly Friends United Network

    Friendshipworks, formerly Friends United Network, provides long term adult volunteer befrienders for children from lone, single parent families in the boroughs of Camden, Islington and Southwark. The befrienders take their matched child out once a week for 3 to 4 hours for a minimum of two…

    Growing Together: Support for Parents and Young Children

    Growing Together is a free NHS service for Islington families. We aim to help mothers, fathers and other carers of children aged 1 to 5, who are experiencing feelings such as stress, anxiety, low mood or relationship difficulties. All of our work is designed to support parents…

    Incredible Years - Early Childhood Programme Localo Offer Flash

    The Incredible Years programme supports parents to effectively manage their child’s behaviour as they grow and develop (and enter primary school). The group provides the opportunity to meet other parents whilst learning how to manage misbehaviour using age-appropriate positive parenting strategies. The programme will also…

    Incredible Years - School Age Programme

    The Incredible Years programme supports parents to develop confidence in being a parent. The group provides the opportunity to meet other parents whilst learning positive parenting strategies to increase the child’s self-esteem and reduce aggressive behaviour problems. Parents will develop an understanding of the different…

    Incredible Years - Toddlers Programme

    The Incredible Years programme supports parents to feel less stressed and become more confident in managing their child’s behaviour. The group provides the opportunity to meet other parents and learn positive parenting strategies to help reduce negative behaviours and increase positive child behaviours. This course…

    Just for Kids Law

    Just for Kids Law’s vision is for all children and young people in the UK to have their legal rights and entitlements respected and promoted, and their voices heard and valued. Our advocates offer tailored, one-to-one support every step of the way. The School Exclusions…

    Leap Confronting Conflict, Youth Programmes

    Leap offers a range of youth programmes including a Peerlink, a National Peer Mediation project, Quarrel Shop, an accredited Conflict Resolution Programme. All Leaps' programmes offer young people training in conflict resolution, peer mediation and facilitation skills. We also offer adult training conflict resolution for…

    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…

    Parenting a child with ADHD Localo Offer Flash

    This programme has been specially designed for parents and carers of children aged 5 - 11 years who have a confirmed diagnosis of ADHD/ADD by a professional. The programme meets the National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) parenting programme guidelines. This group provides parents &…

    Parenting Programmes in Islington Localo Offer Flash

    Free online courses for parents and carers, Solihull Our Place These free online courses for parents and carers are based on the Solihull Approach to parenting which promotes emotional health and well-being by supporting relationships. Four courses are on offer and can be completed at…

    Safer London Mentoring

    Our mentoring programme matches young people who have been affected by gangs, or are at risk of offending, with volunteers who want to help them reach their full potential. Safer London’s mentoring is one of a kind. We spend a lot of time making sure…

    School-Home Support, SHS

    School-Home Support (SHS) is a charity working with children and families to maximise educational opportunities and improve life chances. Partnering with schools, local authorities and families, SHS looks beyond the classroom to understand and tackle the issues affecting children's learning. We work with families and…

    Solihull Our Place Localo Offer Flash

    Free online courses for parents and carers These free online courses for parents and carers are based on the Solihull Approach to parenting which promotes emotional health and well-being by supporting relationships. Four courses are on offer and can be completed at your own pace…

    Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities (SFSC)

    SFSC supports parents to strengthen their parenting skills and enhance relationships with their children. The programme considers ways to build stronger community connections and promote children’s safety and wellbeing. It addresses issues relating to community violence (including drugs, guns, and knife crime). Parents also learn…

    Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities (SFSC) - English and Somali

    SFSC supports parents to strengthen their parenting skills and enhance relationships with their children. The programme considers ways to build stronger community connections and promote children’s safety and wellbeing. It addresses issues relating to community violence (including drugs, guns, and knife crime). Parents also learn…

    Strengthening Families, Strengthening Communities (SFSC) - Turkish speaking Localo Offer Flash

    SFSC supports parents to strengthen their parenting skills and enhance relationships with their children. The programme considers ways to build stronger community connections and promote children’s safety and wellbeing. It addresses issues relating to community violence (including drugs, guns, and knife crime). Parents also learn…

    Targeted Youth Support and Youth Offending Service, TYS/YOS Localo Offer Flash

    Youth Offending Service, YOS: works with 10-17 year olds who are at risk of offending or have offended. The service does this by:- working with young people to help them understand the consquences of offending on themselves, their families, victims of crime and their local…

    Weblink: Artis 

    Trained performing arts educators work in schools to boost achievement, improve speaking and listening skills and build confidence and self-esteem.

    Weblink: Bullying UK  Localo Offer Flash

    This is a website that offers advice for pupils and parents about bullying at school

    Weblink: Child Accident Prevention Trust 

    Website of the Child Accident Prevention Trust with advice and tips for parents.

    Weblink: Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre, CEOP 

    The Child Exploitation and Online Protection (CEOP) Centre is dedicated to eradicating the sexual abuse of children. It gives advice to parents and practitioners on issues such as runaway children.

    Weblink: Childnet International 

    Offers information and advice on internet safety for children and young people.

    Weblink: Common Sense Media 

    Website which aims to educate and advocate for kids, families, and schools on all media including the internet and gaming.

    Weblink: Open Door 

    Parenting teenagers project, available to families in north London.

    Weblink: Street League 

    Street League works with young people in a structured football and education 'Academy' programme, with two hours in the classroom and two hours on the pitch each day.

    Weblink: The Hyperactive Children's Support Group 

    Website which helps ADHD/Hyperactive children and their families

    Weblink: The Prince's Trust 

    Website that offers practical solutions to change young lives and helps them overcome barriers and get their lives working.

    Youth Engagement Team

    The Youth Engagement Team, YET, aims to reduce serious youth violence within Islington by identifying individuals involved in violent youth crime either as a victim or perpetrator. The team is made up of police officers based at Holloway Police Station who work with a range of…