Finding Help and Support in Islington

Here we have combined a list of all the services organisations that running during the covid-19 in Islington. They are here to help and support you in this time of need.

Age UK Islington:

Ⓘ They offer practical support for people aged 16+. Contact Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm.

✆ 020 7281 6018


Camden and Islington Early Intervention Service:

Ⓘ Specialist service for people aged  17.5+ who are experiencing a first episode of psychosis.

✆ 020 3317 6590 

Camden City Islington Westminster Bereavement:

Ⓘ Counselling is available free of charge to over-18s registered with a GP in the boroughs of Camden or Islington. We provide counselling to clients from all other boroughs on a contributions basis.

✆ 020 7284 0090

Citizens Advice Islington:

Ⓘ They offer free, impartial and confidential advice to anyone who needs it over the phone, in person or online. Call the advice line where they can assess your problem.  Lines are open from Monday – Friday 10am to 4pm.

✆ 0808 278 7836 – Advice Line

Growing Together:

Ⓘ Providing psychological therapy to parents experiencing mild-moderate anxiety or depression, who have children aged 1-5 years. Referral by healthcare professionals.

✆ 020 3316 1824

Help on your doorstep:

Ⓘ They work throughout Islington to offer support and referrals for wide range of issues.

✆ 020 3931 6080 

Healthwatch Islington:

Ⓘ They are for people who use health and social care services in Islington. They here to make sure that those running services put people at the heart of care.

✆ 07538 764436 between the hours of 09:00 – 16:30 Monday to Friday

Healthy Minds, Healthy Bods

Ⓘ A new proactive approach to health/fitness, with a unique delivery on mental health, promoting better lifestyle and routine, making people happier, healthier and fitter. They have been creating Healthy Minds, Healthy Bods are creating Weekly Health Packs, focusing on Mind-set, Health, Nutrition, Exercise and Routine. 20 Produced so far.  Average of 20/22 pages per pack plus Quiz, Game, Recipe, News, and more.

✆ 07964 430 456 

Contact Healthy Minds, Healthy Bods

Highbury Counselling Centre, N5:

Ⓘ Low cost counselling.

✆ 020 7354 4791


Islington Alzheimer’s Society:

Ⓘ They provide information and support, and create lasting change for people affected by dementia.

✆ 0333 1503 456

Islington iCope (access to psychological therapy services):

Ⓘ Free, confidential help for Islington residents registered with a local GP. support with stress, anxiety, depression and insomnia. You can self refer.

✆ 030 3123 1000


Islington Mind, N19:

Ⓘ Low cost counselling and a wide range of other support services.

✆ 020 3301 9850 


Islington Mind – Community Recovery and Crisis Enablement Service:

Ⓘ The service is focused on prevention and early intervention to ensure that people are assisted to maintain their independence and improve the quality of their lives. The service gives people the opportunities to develop personal goals relating to their health and quality of life. You can refer yourself or be referred by a GP or mental health professional.

✆ 020 3301 9850

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Islington Bangladeshi Association:

Ⓘ They provide advice on welfare benefits, employment, housing and Women’s Health and Wellbeing Project for Bangladeshi and other Black and minority ethnic (BME) people.

✆ 020 7833 2608 | 020 7833 0591 

Islington Crisis Team:

Ⓘ They provide a rapid assessment of mental health crises and if necessary, our home treatment team provides an alternative to acute hospital admission.

✆ 020 3317 6333, 0800 917 3333

Maya Centre:

Ⓘ Free counselling for women who have experienced mental health problems as a result of trauma, including violence, abuse and conflict.

0207 281 8970 

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Maytree Respite Centre:

Ⓘ A confidential, caring and safe environment for people who are feeling suicidal. You can self refer. They are currently offering email and telephone support between 8 am and 8 pm – currently closed for referrals.

✆ 020 7263 7070

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Ⓘ They can offer Islington residents psychological support and therapy, from therapists who work across different cultures and languages, delivering therapy in more than 20 languages.

✆ 020 7263 6947

North London Cares:

Ⓘ They are offering help people over 65 feel connected to others during this isolating time, which includes offering a phone friendships programme, online and phone-in social clubs , monthly activity packs posted to you for free, signposting and help with accessing further support (such as shopping, medication pickups and other general information).

✆ 020 7118 3838

St Joseph’s Hospice – Islington Bereavement Service

Ⓘ They offer support for adults living in Islington and/or registered with a GP in Islington. The service is for people who have experienced the death of a family member, relative or another important person in their life.  Their trained volunteers can offer 10 weekly telephone sessions of practical, social and emotional bereavement support to anyone aged 18 and over living in Islington or with an Islington GP.

✆ 020 3317 5774

Stress Project, N7:

Ⓘ Low cost therapies and wellbeing activities for people experiencing stress related or mental health problems.

✆ 020 7700 3938


Talk for Health:

Peer-support online groups via telephone, computer or tablet

✆ 02034 093201

We Are Islington:

Ⓘ Islington Council, voluntary sector and mutual aid groups are working together to provide support. This could include help with getting food or medicine, online group activities, legal advice or a friendly phone conversation.

✆ 020 7527 8222 – support line open Monday – Friday 9am-5pm

🌐 website.

Wellbeing Service, Manor Gardens Centre:

Ⓘ Promote mental and physical health and work to break-down mental health stigma.

✆ 07483149 519 – Welfare Support

🌐 website.