Support for residents in Islington impacted by the earthquakes in Turkiye and Syria.

Local women’s centre IMECE is offering counselling to residents in Islington affected by the earthquakes. For more information call IMECE on 0207 3541359 or email [email protected]

KMEWO (Kurdish And Middle Eastern Women's Organisation) is also offering one-to-one counselling and emotional support for those who are affected by the earthquake. Their services may be especially helpful for Arabic speaking Syrian women in the borough and those who speak Dari, Farsi, or Kurdish-Sorani. Call KMEWO for more details on 07748851125 or 07557236874

Roj Women’s Association is a grass-root women organization, a non-profit charity that aims to support and empower Kurdish, Turkish, Cypriot Turkish, migrant, and refugee women living in London. Roj are running group therapy and one-to-one sessions for residents in Islington, Hackney, Haringey and Enfield who have had families and friends effected the the earthquakes. For support, email [email protected]

Manor Gardens Welfare Trust is offering vital support including mental health support for those affected by the crisis in any way. Contact 020 7272 4231 or email [email protected] to find out more.  

For many people in Islington with links to Turkiye and Syria, this devastating event will have an impact on their mental health. Thrive London have created wellbeing resources in different community languages, including Turkish, Arabic, and many more. Find more info on their website.  

Our thoughts are with everyone, both in Islington and wider who have been effected by this tragedy. 

If you’d like to show support and solidarity, you can donate to relief efforts online through Islamic Relief, Save the ChildrenOxfam, or the British Red Cross.