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Children in Need Service, CIN (Children's Social Care)

The Children in Need Service undertakes a broad range of work with children in need and their families. We work with children and families who require additional support as well as with children and young people who are in need of protection.

Key teams within the Children in Need Service are: Children's Services Contact Team, which deals with all new enquiries and referrals for the service; Children in Need Teams, which undertake direct work with children in need and their families; Adolescent Multi-Agency Support Service; Islington Young People's Drug and Alcohol Service; Early Years Priority Referral Team; Specialist Family Support Team.

Who to contact

020 7527 7400 - Duty Line, Referral and Advice 020 7226 0992 - Emergency Duty Team (5-9pm, 7 days a week)


Upper Street
N1 1XR

Time / date Details

Opening times/date
Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm

Other Details

Who is this service for?
Children in need and their families.
Can I refer myself?
How to refer or apply

Referrals are accepted from children, young people, family members, members of the public and practitioners. Phone the duty line 020 7527 7400, or practitioners should fill in the Request for Service Form; apply online or download the form from 'Downloads'.

Record updated: 14/09/2018