Over 18's borough guides

Islington

The British Association for Music Therapy (BAMT) is the professional body for music therapists and a source of information, support and involvement for the general public.
Music therapy is an established clinical discipline which is widely used to help people whose lives have been affected by injury, illness or disability.

Phone
020 7837 6100
Referral
Self

The Assessment and Advice Team undertakes initial assessments for people who may be experiencing mental health problems to determine the most appropriate services for the client. The team also provides information, advice, educational support and consultation to practitioners and agencies on the management of mental illness.

Phone
020 3317 7300. Outside office hours 0800 988 2149
Referral
Professional

A neighbourhood based youth project offering music, art and sport based leisure activities for children and young people aged 7 to 21 years, with an emphasis on developing young people’s skill and potential. We offer a youth club, football sessions, and a wide range of one-off events and courses.

Phone
020 7833 0294
Referral
Self

A drug and alcohol treatment service working with residents of Islington who have reduced or stabilised their substance misuse. Cranstoun will provide a safe and secure environment in which the service will support people towards abstinence from drugs and alcohol.

Phone
0207 923 8010
Referral
Professional

Phone
020 3317 6590
Referral
Professional

Runs a thriving Youth Club which includes a range of activities, training opportunities, residential trips and support to local young people aged 11 to 19 years.

Phone
020 7359 5916
Referral
Self

Providing counselling and psychotherapy to help people heal their lives and deal with emotional trauma, depression and risk of suicide. Icap supports the Irish community and other communities.

Phone
020 7272 7906
Referral
Self

Camden and Islington Psychological Therapies Service, provides psychological therapy for people registered with Camden or Islington GPs.

Phone
020 3317 6757, 020 3317 6670, 0203 317 7252 or 0203 317 7252
Referral
Self and Professional

Specially designed for young parents and mums-to-be. It offers the chance to learn new skills, take part in a range of projects and courses including arts, food hygiene, baby first aid, beauty therapies advice and guidance on education, careers, health, housing, parenting, meet other young mums, get qualifications, go on trips and outings.

Phone
07825 098187 or 020 7689 4646
Referral
Self
Website
n/a
Email
keisha@allchangearts.org

A youth project offering water-based youth activities including canoeing, sailing, bell boating, and powerboat driving skills. They are also open to other youth and community groups.

Phone
020 7253 0778
Referral
Self

Islington Boxing Club, which is also known as the Islington Boys' Club, offers boxing training for young people from the ages of 8 years up to 40-year-old adults.

Phone
07920 280230
Referral
Self

Confidential outpatient service offering advice and treatment, assessment, community detox and individual key working. Sessions are held in different locations in Camden and Islington.

Phone
020 3317 6000
Referral
Professional

Aims to improve the quality of all Islington residents who experience mental distress or are concerned about friends or relatives experiencing mental distress.

Phone
020 3301 9850. 020 7263 3397 The Mind Hub. 020 7288 2500 Mind Empower
Referral
Self

Provides trips for children during the school holidays, a youth club, football sessions.

Phone
020 7833 4009 or 07944 722212
Referral
Self

For anyone aged 16-24 who is gang-involved or gang-affiliated to get support to exit

Phone
0207 021 0301
Referral
Self Professional

First point of contact to access adult mental health services

Phone
n/a
Referral
Professional

Offers a range of activities and opportunities for education, training and trips. There is a large indoor sports facility, football and boxing coaching, IT facilities and a cafe. During school holidays site trips and residential and other activities are offered. These include, paint balling, ice-skating, cinema, eating out, camping and team building.

Phone
020 7837 6082
Referral
Self

Women's counselling centre (formerly Islington Women's Counselling Centre), offering free counselling, therapeutic groups and a culturally sensitive service to women who are in mental or emotional distress.

Phone
020 7272 0995
Referral
Self

Complementary therapies and counselling service. A community-based programme that works with people who are experiencing mental health problems, in particular, long-term anxiety, depression and stress-related problems. Some services require a referral and some are open access.

Phone
020 7700 3938
Referral
Self and Professional

Toffee Park offers a wide range of activities designed to help young people develop, learn, enjoy, achieve, challenge, understand and grow.

Phone
020 7251 0190
Referral
Self