Talk and listen, be there, feel connected

Opportunities to connect in Islington.

Current info and opportunities...

Centre 404 is organising a health & wellbeing day on Wednesday, 12 June between 10am – 3pm. The day includes free massage, dance workshops, arts and crafts plus lunch.

Join Hilldrop Community Centre’s Great Get Together on Friday, 21 June 11.30am – 2.30pm. This event is the perfect way to connect and make new friends with neighbours while enjoying strawberry scones and tea, plus music from a fabulous ukulele band!

Islington Mind offer free support through its Community Recovery & Enablement service to help you overcome a range of issues which may arise in everyday life and seem overwhelming. Specialist staff can help with filling in urgent forms and making telephone calls, escorting you to a range of appointments, for instance tribunals alongside other matters.

Join this year’s Cally Festival on Sunday, 23 June between 12pm – 5pm with lots of activity, free mini spa treatments, delicious lunch and the chance to connect with neighbours and local services. Come and say hi to Help on Your Doorstep who will be joining the festivities! 

To mark Refugee Week Islington Faiths Forum is inviting you to a celebration event on 19 June at Finsbury Park Mosque. It is a chance to bring together the community and meet people as well as celebrate and remember all the people who leave their homes in search of a better life.

Join Manor Gardens street festival on Saturday, 29 June between 12.30pm – 4.30pm. There will be fun, food, music, entertainment plus tips on improving your wellbeing.

If you have a child with a disability or long term health condition IPR KidsSupport will be able to help you and your family. They can support you with DLA Child Applications, Appeals, Tax credits and other matters so you can get the best support for your family. 

Age UK Islington

6-9 Manor Gardens, London N7 6LA

www.ageuk.org.uk/islington/activities-and-events

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

www.daii.org

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

Good Neighbours Schemes

www.helponyourdoorstep.com/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

healthwatchislington.co.uk

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

www.islington.gov.uk/fis

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.