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    Accept Consortium

    The Accept Consortium consists of Women's Therapy Centre, Nafsiyat, Maya Centre and ICAP combined. Whilst retaining their own individual identities and services, the four members aim to work collaboratively to support the development of psychotherapy services in London to ensure the most vulnerable and excluded…

    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 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 for Islington residents who would like to improve their skills and life chances.  Our…

    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…

    Chinese Information and Advice Centre

    The Chinese Information and Advice Centre (CIAC) provides free information, advice and support to disadvantaged Chinese people in our community living in the UK.This includes supporting women and children who are victims, or at risk of domestic violence, working with prisoners to help reduce re-offending,…

    Community Language Support Services (CLSS)

    Community Language Support Services (CLSS) is a registered charity set up to assist speakers of community languages, especially refugees from east Africa and other Arabic speakers to access mainstream services such as health, education, welfare, housing, legal services.We provide support to members of this community…

    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…

    Forced Marriage Unit

    This is a joint initiative between the Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Home Office. Their trained professionals offer confidential advice and assistance to those who have been forced into marriage, people worried about friends or relatives, professionals working with actual or potential victims of…

    Foster Care Link

    We work with local authorities by providing a specialist service in matching Muslim children in foster care with Muslim families, who have been trained, assessed, checked and approved to provide safe caring homes. This is done throughout London. Our main organisation, Foster Care Link, is…

    Free ESOL for Women

    Places are available on free ESOL trainning organised by the Refugee Women's Association.  Book your place now. Childcare and travel expenses paid.To register you will need proof of ID, address and benefits/income status.

    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

    After-school and holidays
    Holiday playschemes run every holiday, apart from Christmas. Booking is essential. Next holiday playscheme: Monday to Friday, 25-29 October 2021, following government guidance. A limited number of free places will be provided for vulnerable children by practitioner referral. 

    Hilldrop Community Centre Localo Offer Flash

    Usual Service Hilldrop Community Centre, located in Tufnell Park in Islington, is a space for local people of all ages and backgrounds. We help those living in the St George's Ward of Islington, especially families and individuals on restricted budgets and struggling with impacts of…

    Home-Start Camden and Islington

    Coronavirus Update Home Start Camden and Islington is currently providing the following services: Phone based parenting support and guidance for families with children under the age of 5 who are experiencing difficulties or are vulnerable. Monday – Friday 9am-4pm  Referrals can be made via the website…

    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…

    Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation (IKWRO)

    The Iranian and Kurdish Women's Rights Organisation (IKWRO) provides advice and support to Middle Eastern women and girls living in the UK who are facing forced marriage, honour based violence, female genital mutilation and domestic abuse.

    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 Centre for Refugees and Migrants

    Advice and support for asylum seekers. Esol classes are available.

    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…

    Jewish Womens' Aid

    Jewish Women's Aid (JWA) is a registered national charity for Jewish women and their children affected by domestic abuse. It provides information and support to victims of domestic violence in the Jewish community.  

    Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants

    JCWI's overarching objective is to relieve poverty and hardship among immigrants and refugees by promoting their human, economic and civil rights and our mission is to eliminate discrimination in this sphere. JCWI undertakes the following:     Legal Advice and Strategic Casework    Policy Work and Campaigning,   …

    The Kiran Project

    Provides safe, temporary accomodation for Asian women and their children escaping domestic violence. Also provides advice, outreach work and resettlement support.  

    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…

    Kurdish Children and Youth Centre

    The Kurdish Children and Youth Centre run weekend classes and fun activities at Manor Gardens.

    Latin American Women's Aid (LAWA)

    Latin American Women’s Aid runs the only two refuges in Europe by and for Latin American women and children fleeing gender-based violence. We also offer holistic and intersectional services, providing everything a BME woman needs to recover from abuse and live empowered lives. These include…

    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…

    Learn English in Islington, ESOL

    Do you want to learn to speak English? (ESOL) To join an English class, contact us for more information. A teacher will check your English speaking, listening, reading and writing and help you to find a class.  While this service is closed for Summer break…

    Maa Shanti (Formerly Asian Women Lone Parents Association)

    Coronavirus Update  Maa Shanti is currently running the following services:  Providing support to single Asian mums via the phone and WhatsApp with staff who are able to speak Bengali, Urdu, Punjabi and Hindi. They are setting up groups via WhatsApp with the aim to provide live workshops such…

    Manor Gardens Welfare Trust

    Coronavirus Update We are able to match residents with local volunteers who may be able to support them with in person and practical support, for example help with shopping or picking up medication. Staff or volunteers can make an initial referral on someone else’s behalf…

    Mother Tongue and Supplementary Schools in Islington

    Islington Council education department supports mother tongue and supplementary schools. Languages covered include: Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Farsi, Greek, Kurdish, Spanish, Somali, Sudanese, Swahili, Tigrigna and Turkish. These schools are run after school and at the weekend in schools and community locations. There are also extra…

    The Muslim Youth Helpline (MYH)

    The Muslim Youth Helpline (MYH) operates a free phone confidential telephone support and email enquiries service for young people in need. MYH is continually developing policies and practices to ensure that the helpline provides a highly efficient and professional service.

    Nafsiyat

    Coronavirus support: Nafsiyat can offer Islington residents psychological support and therapy, from therapists who work across different cultures and languages, delivering therapy in more than 20 languages. For more information call 020 7263 6947 or email admin@nafsiyat.org.uk . --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Usual Service: Nafsiyat provides individual, couple…

    North London Central Mosque – Finsbury Park

    The North London Central Mosque offers counselling sessions and courses including ESOL classes.

    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…

    Refugee Women's Association (RWA)

    Refugee Women's Association (RWA) aims to empower refugee women; to promote and raise awareness of the public and decision-makers about the needs and aspirations of refugee women as well as about their positive contributions to UK society and to provide a model of good practice,…

    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,…

    Somali Education Centre

    Somali Education Centre (SEC) provides advice and support for disadvantaged children and young people from Ethnic Minority families on primary and secondary education schools through supplementary and homework club projects. We also advocate for school exclusions and aiming to improve the educational achievement of ethnic minority…

    St Augustine's Church, Highbury

    The Church runs a creche, and age-related teaching groups on Sunday during the morning service. During term-time, the church runs Hippo Babies, Hippo Club (toddlers), Playgroup and Groundbreakers Club. In the summer there is a week long Holiday Club. Each autumn, there is a Christianity…

    Weblink: Afruca 

    Organisation promoting the welfare of African children in the UK

    Weblink: Amnesty International 

    Provides Information on refugee human rights.

    Weblink: Asian Women's Resource Centre 

    Support services for Asian women and children.

    Weblink: Communities Empowerment Network 

    Communities Empowerment Network provides free advice, support and representation to parents across London

    Weblink: Immigration and Nationality Information 

    Information about immigration and visa applications.

    Weblink: Laamiga 

    A women's mentoring and training programme providing one-to-one or group support particularly for ethnic minority women.

    Weblink: Refugee Action 

    Website providing practical advice and assistance to newly-arrived asylum seekers and supports their long term settlement.

    Weblink: Southall Black Sisters 

    Specialist advice and support for African-Caribbean and Asian women experiencing violence and abuse.

    Weblink: The Poppy Project 

    Support, advocacy and accommodaton for trafficked women; that is women who have been brought into England or Wales to be exploited in some way.

    Women into Work, Hopscotch Asian Women's Centre

    Employability and job support for women from Black, Asian, minority ethnic and refugee communities. The project is designed to increase women's employability, confidence and self-esteem offering personalised one-to-one support, pre-employment and vocational training.