Get help 5 ways to wellbeing Connect Talk and listen, be there, feel connected Opportunities to connect in Islington. Current info and opportunities... Help on Your Doorstep is organising a Community Fun Day at the Walter Sickert Community Centre in Canonbury (N1) on Saturday, 24th August between 1pm - 4pm. There will be lots on offer for the whole family including free food, activities and stalls. We hope you will join us! Join Caledonian Park Clock Tower Festival on Sunday, 4 August with live music from top local musicians plus food, stalls, and fun activities. Free clock-tower tours will also be on offer (first come first served). Come and celebrate your local community by joining Islington Council and Cripplegate Foundation’s Community Chest on Monday, 30 September. The event will mark the achievements of voluntary and community organisations funded by Islington Council’s Community Chest. There will be lots on offer including performances, exhibitions, information stands and plenty of food and refreshments! Book your place here. North London Cares is celebrating its 8th Birthday! Join their Summer Fete Themed Birthday Party on Saturday, 31 August (3pm – 7pm) at Hargrave Hall (N19). All are welcome. Finsbury Park Library is celebrating Italians living in London with a story telling session on Tuesday, 20 August with a guest speaker talking about the history of Little Italy. As part of the Italian Festival there is also a walking tour on Saturday, 17 August where you will get the chance to explore the colourful Italian community in Clerkenwell, and the surrounding area, with Italian Garibaldi biscuits while on tour! Learn more about the events on offer 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.