In this section you will find information about getting practical and financial help, both for yourself and for the person you care for.

We also have a section on information for young carers, aged 17 or under.

For local information click here, or visit Islington Council’s website, or contact the council’s Access Service. They provide information, advice and care support. The office is open to the public.

Address: Calshot Community Care Centre, 57, Calshot Street, London N1 9XH
Tel:  020 7527 2299.   Minicom: 020 7527 6475

You will find a wealth of information about getting help on Carers UK’s website at

If you need to contact Children’s, Adults’ or Mental Health Social Services when offices are closed, Islington Council has an out-of-hours service for emergencies.

To contact the Emergency Duty Team, call 020 7226 0992.

You can find a full list of out-of-hours services on the Out of Hours Services page of our website.