Hearing from our partners 2022

In June and July 2022, IVAR facilitated an evaluation workshop and two interviews with eight local referral partners in Islington about their work and engagement in the HOYD network. Read more

Closed on Monday 19 of September

In light of the national Bank Holiday on Monday 19 September for the State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II, our services will be closed on Monday the 19th. We will be back in work on Tuesday. Read more

Our 2021-2022 Annual Review is out!

Today we are delighted to launch our Annual Review 2021-22. Read more

We're hiring an Admin Officer!

Join our team! Applications due by 9am on August 29th Read more

Supporting Islington Residents as the Cost of Living Rises

Bringing staff together to discuss our support for residents as we see the cost of living rising. Read more

Hearing from HoYD staff

Since 2019, we have been working on a four-year initiative called Connecting for Change. Between September 2019 and March 2022, IVAR has conducted interviews with staff to capture their perspective. Read more about what staff have to say about the initiative here! Read more

Our 'Big Knock' schedule for 2022

Our 'Big Knocks' are back! Find out more about our plans to get back on the doorstep of Islington residents doing community outreach in 2022. Read more

Hearing from our team

From advice seeker to adviser – a blog outlining Sonia’s journey from volunteer to Connect adviser of 11 years with Help on Your Doorstep Read more

Help on Your Doorstep over Christmas 2021

An overview of our activities and opening times over the Christmas and New Year period. Read more

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

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

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