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Anna Freud Centre

Early Years Parenting Unit
For parents with personality difficulties with children under five subject to a Child in Need or Child Protection plan, or on the edge of care. Mentalization Based Therapy (MBT) in individual and group therapy, parenting work and multifamily therapy.

Asian Women Lone Parent Association

Supporting Asian women who are lone parents and their children. Active support, one to one and group services, training, skilling, workshops, counselling, signposting, personal development, outreach, volunteering projects, social events, parenting support and much more.

Carer’s hub

Advice and information and a network for carers in Islington.

Caxton House Community Centre

Hosting weekly activities including; mother and child drop-in, toy library, Asian elderly group, archery, IT drop-in, after school club, weight watchers, bowls, karate, exercise group, zumba and martial arts.

Dad’s House

Providing accommodation and support for fathers who are looking after their children on their own.

Family Lives

A national family support charity providing 24/7 help and support in all aspects of family life. Includes helpline, email support, online chat and online parenting services.

Finsbury And Clerkenwell Volunteers

Befriender home visits, a respite service for those families who need a break from caring for their dependent relatives. Outings, lunch club, shopping trips and other activities.


Advice and practical support for single parents. Helpline, website full of useful information and training.

Healthwatch Islington

Professional, non-judgmental support and advice on all aspects of family life including child development, issues with schools and parenting/relationship support. 24 hour helpline, extensive advice on website, email and live chat services, befriending services, and parenting/relationship support groups.

Hornsey Lane Estate Community Association

Providing activities and support, specialist services include our nursery, out of school hours provision, older people’s services, youth club, employment and work clubs and advice & information.