Advice service

You can get advice and information by phone, email or by booking an appointment to see an advice worker. Our advice and information sessions are in different venues across Islington. Click on the venue name to get directions:

MONDAYS

Barnsbury Jobcentre, 1 Barnsbury Road N1 0EX
1.00pm – 4.00pm

 

TUESDAYS

Age UK Islington Contact Centre, 9 Manor Gardens N7 6LA
9.00am – 12.30pm

Highgate (Archway) Jobcentre, 1 Elthorne Road N19 4AL 
10.30am – 1.30pm

 

WEDNESDAY

Mildmay Community Partnership, Woodville Road N16 8NA
10.30am – 1.30pm

Killick Street Health Centre, 75 Killick Street, N1 9RH
2pm – 5pm

 

THURSDAYS

The Village Practice, 115 Isledon Road, N7 7JJ
10.15am  12.30pm

St Lukes Community Centre, 90 Central Street, EC1V 8AJ
2pm – 5pm

Age UK Islington Contact Centre, 9 Manor Gardens N7 6LA
2.0pm – 5.00pm

 

FRIDAYS

The Medical Centre, 140 Holloway Road, N7 8DD
9am – 1pm


Please note that these sessions are by appointment only.  Call us first to make an appointment then we can also let you know where to meet us and what paperwork to bring if appropriate  Tel: 0800 085 1141 (FREEPHONE) or 020 7281 3319

We can help you with advice and information about:

  • What services are available to support you and the person you are looking after
  • A benefit check to see if you or the person you care for are getting all the benefits you should
  • Help to apply for appropriate benefits
  • A check to see if you or the person you care for are entitled to any Council Tax discounts
  • A check to see if you or the person you care for could claim under the Resident Support Scheme
  • Referrals and help for an assessment for community care services for the person you care for
  • A referral for an Emergency Carer’s Card
  • A referral for a carer’s parking permit and help for the person you care for to claim a Blue Badge/Freedom Pass/Taxicard etc., if they’re eligible
  • A referral to the Flexible Breaks Fund, if you meet the criteria
  • Carry out a detailed carers assessment for you if the person you care for is not getting services from social services, if they are we can make a refer you to social service for a detailed carers assessment to be carried out for you.
  • Looking after your own physical and mental health
  • Your rights if you are balancing work and caring
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