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Opportunities to connect in Islington.

Current info and opportunities...

Does your child have a diagnosis of ADHD and are you feeling worried or overwhelmed about how best to help your child? Islington Council, Whittington Health and our Good Neighbours Scheme is running an ADHD support group on the first Thursday of the month (next session Thursday, 5 March) 9.30am – 11.30am at the Walter Sickert Community Centre, N1 2FB

Are you worried about knife crime and what you can do to keep your children safe? The Parent House is running a one day workshop on Thursday, 19 March so you can learn more, connect with other parents and find out what’s important to you. They are also running two drop in support sessions for parents with children who have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) on 26 February and 25 March.

Union Chapel would like to invite you to join them for a cuppa and conversation about future events and workshops and how they can do more to involve people and the local community. The meeting is on Thursday April 2nd (time to be confirmed), and it will be held in the Sunday School Hall, Union Chapel, 19B Compton Terrace, London N1 2UN. If you are interested in joining please email Rachel: [email protected]

Age UK Islington

6-9 Manor Gardens, London N7 6LA

Age UK Islington is an independent charity working in Islington. They offer a range of activities from architecture to IT for people aged 50+. They also offer a confidence building service for people aged 16-50 with a long term or complex health or social care challenge.

Disability Action in Islington

Unit 3 Marquess  Estate St Pauls Road N1 2SY

Disability Action Islington provides a range of high quality, accessible services for disabled people who live and work in Islington.

Good Neighbours Schemes

Help on your doorstep run Good Neighbours Schemes in Islington. The aim of the schemes are to work with residents to find and own constructive solutions to local issues such as isolation, improving wellbeing and increasing the sense of neighbourliness. The schemes provide free or low cost positive activities for all ages. Residents have the opportunity not only to participate in local activities but can be fully involved in the design and delivery of these services.

Health Watch Islington

When you need information about local health, social care and wellbeing services. Health watch can point you in the right direction.

Islington Family Information Service

A free and impartial telephone and web-based information and advice service for families with children and young people 0 – 25. The information provided includes, child care, things to do, after school clubs, youth services, health, family support and any issues relating to family life.  

If you would like more information or help to get involved in any of these opportunities please contact us. 

Health and wellbeing update service

If you are interested in finding out about our free SMS or email health and wellbeing update service which provides news and events about opportunities in Islington on a weekly basis then please contact us.

If you have received a SMS/text from us and do not want to be sent further updates to your phone please reply to the link stating 'STOP' (charges may apply) or email us at [email protected] with 'STOP SMS' as the subject of the email and stating your full name in the email message.