Hearing from our residents

Find out about what our local residents in Islington told us about the impact of our Connect service on their health and well-being during our recent evaluation interviews. Read more

Hearing from our partners

Since 2019, we have been working on a four-year initiative called Connecting for Change. It is funded by The Community Fund. Our Connecting for Change programme is being evaluated by the Institute for Voluntary Action Research (IVAR). In January and February 2021 IVAR asked a range of our partners what it was like working with us. Read more

We are recruiting

This is an exciting time to join Help on Your Doorstep as we are embarking on further development of our services in order to meet the health and wellbeing needs of the most disadvantaged and isolated Islington residents. We have 2 posts available - Interim Services and Operations Manager and Community Development Worker. Read more

Join our Board of Trustees

Would you like to gain experience of being a charity Trustee? Use your existing skills and gain news ones, including gaining experience of strategic leadership and governance. Our experienced trustees are looking for new people to join our Board. Read more

Have you been affected by hate crime?

We are proud to share with you that Help on Your Doorstep is now a third party reporting centre for hate crime. We have taken on this role to help prevent hate crime in Islington and help support victims of hate crime. Improved reporting of hate crime will also help the police response and help protect people affected by hate crime. Read more

Human Learning Systems #Learning. To help the world work

Announcing the launch of a brand new e-book Human Learning Systems: Public Service for the Real World. This resource showcases a radical new way of doing public management. Help on Your Doorstep were involved as a case study for book. Read more

Welcome to How Not What

We have worked with 5 other Islington-based organisations to share our joint knowledge and experience through a new online resource. We explain the idea of How Not What and provide some starting points for other organisations wishing to explore the relational approach. Read more

Good Neighbours Got Talent - Winners Revealed!

We are very proud to share with you the winners of the Good Neighbours Got Talent Competition 2021! Read more

Henry's Story

Henry, an Islington resident, contacted Help on Your Doorstep after struggling with many issues. One member of our connect team, Lesley supported him through local support organisations. This is his story. Read more

We are an now an accredited Living Wage Employer

Help on Your Doorstep is proud to be officially recognised as a Living Wage Employer by the Living Wage Foundation, meaning that all who work for us earn a fair living wage. Read more

Happy New Year from Help on Your Doorstep

We have now returned after the Christmas break and are here supporting Islington residents. You can contact us via phone or email during our normal opening times. Read more

Help on Your Doorstep over Christmas 2020

We are now closed for Christmas 2020. We will re-open at 10am on 4 January 2021. Read more

The Good Neighbours team deliver Festive Bags of Cheer to Islington residents!

The Good Neighbours Scheme team collected your kind donations and created their festive bags of cheer for Islington residents who needed it most. Read more

Good Neighbours Festive Bags of Cheer Appeal

The Good Neighbours Team are delivering a Christmas bag of cheer to those that need it most, including older people, families and people living with long-term health conditions and they need your donations to make it happen! Read more

Partner network report

At the end of August 2020 and start of September, we conducted a survey of members of our partner network. The network has 150 members. 91 members viewed the survey and we received 41 responses. Read the results and find out how we are responding to this info. Read more

Creating positive change starts with a cup of tea

Charlotte Pace, IVAR Research Associate, shares her insights into why Help on Your Doorstep are so effective. Read more

Quick adaptations have led to a successful urgent COVID19 response

During the last 6 months we have seen rapid adjustments to the way people live and work as a result of COVID-19. At Help on Your Doorstep we had to adapt quickly  to continue our work with Islington residents, while keeping our staff and service users safe. Find out how we've done this and the impact it's had on Islington residents. Read more

Day in the life of a connect adviser: remote working reflections

Gabi, member of our Connect Team, tells us how her workday has changed since lockdown. She highlights how her work has changed, as she continues to support Islington residents during lockdown. Read more

Let's talk about digital exclusion in Islington

We have tried to replicate our face to face activities online. We know many people rely on our activities to maintain their health and wellbeing. Despite our work some residents still face considerable barriers to getting online. Find out how Help on Your Doorstep is supporting Islington residents to feel more digitally included. Read more

Gain more information about diabetes

This week is Diabetes Week 2020 (Monday 8th to Sunday 14th June) so we have put together information about diabetes, its causes, when to seek medical advice and where to get more information and support. Read more

Loneliness- spotting it and tips for support

Almost a 5th of the UK population say that they feel lonely always or often. Find out more about loneliness and how to get support. Read more

6 sources of support for carers

According to research there are 13.6 million unpaid carers in the UK, equivalent to 26% of the population!   For National Carers Week 2020 we have put together a list of resources to support carers in Islington. Read more