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CARIS Islington

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CARIS bereavement counselling for adults 020 7281 5200 and emails can be sent to  


Usual Service:

Caris Islington is a registered charity which runs two projects in Islington: a Bereavement Counselling Service for adults, children and young people, and a Cold Weather Shelter (January 1 to March 31).

Cold Weather Shelter is based in various churches in Islington and provides temporary beds, and evening meal, breakfast and support service for 15 single homeless people. Phone 020 7281 5200 or 07913020738 for more details, or email 

The Bereavement Service is for those who live, work, attend school or worship in Islington.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Chrystelle Heldire, Manager, Bereavement Service;
020 7281 5200 020 7281 5200
CARIS Islington
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The CARIS office hours are variable. At other times a 24hr answerphone service is offered on 020 7281 5200.


The Annexe
St Mellitus Church
Tollington Park
N4 3AG

Time / date details

Opening times/date
We are a small charity and the office is only staffed part-time. The best time to contact us is Tuesdays, Wednesdays, or Thursday afternoons. Please email or leave a message on our answer machine if we are not available.

Other Details

Cost Details
There is no cost for using the Bereavement Service or Cold Weather Shelter, but we are a charity. We rely on and welcome donations and grants.
Can I refer myself?
Referral not required
Referral Details

No referral is required for the Bereavement Service.

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