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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 homes ( Small routine  exercises and  other activities like The body coach TV
  • Business workshop online  
  • Education- remotely helping homework
  • Reading groups - read a book, discuss and debate about it
  • Outreach services to make sure that young people are not hanging around with others
  • Awareness raising- continuously updating residents,local business as well as young people about Coronavirus and other health issues such as drugs, smoking 
  • Support with parents with disabled children.
  • Routine visits to finsbury Park to monitor social gatherings and social distancing

Older people support during the Coronavirus outbreak

  • Have whatsapp for daily communication and updating
  • Can call us if there is a need for that
  • Updating about Coronavirus and advice on current issues and to stay at home
  • Talk to small businesses, self-employed etc about support they need and provide updated information

Advice and information - our numbers are given to clients and also displayed at the Centre to call us if it necessary

  • Online meetings
  • Online trainings

Please reach us on Mondays to Thursdays

Abdirahman Abdi  07985212977

Abdul Ali  07904337803

Nimo Ali  07985212309


Usual Service

We provide Information and advice on benefits, housing and welfare rights and can provide interpreters for hospitals and GPs. We also have drop-in sessions for advice on other issues, as well as a project for older people, and a project for people affected by domestic violence. We run a mother tongue supplementary school at Montem Primary School and provide educational support for older children.

We provide advice and information, run employment sessions, run elderly project, education for young people and sports and we do also support with CV, job search, interview techniques, completing employment forms

Who to contact

Contact Name
Abdirahman Abdi
Contact Position
020 7272 0550


Seven Sisters Rd
Finsbury Park
N4 2DA

Time / date Details

Opening times/date
Monday to Friday, 10am to 5pm. Mother tongue supplementary school at Montem Primary School: Tuesday and Wednesday after school.

Other Details

Age Ranges

Supp sch 5-11. Youth project for 7-20s. All ages of adults can get service

Cost Details
Free of charge
Can I refer myself?
How to refer or apply

Contact by telephone or email.

alternative email:

Additional Languages
Somali, English, Arabic and Italian
Record updated: 02/09/2021