Hackney Directory

Please find below information and link to services in Hackney which carers may find useful:

Find A Support Service is a dedicated website where you can find local organisations offering advice and support to residents in Hackney. You can explore services within themes, such as mental health, exercise, arts and creativity, money, housing and immigration advice. Or enter a key word or organisation and find a service for you. 

The website includes a map and contact details of the organisation as well as details of the services they provide.

Web: www.find-support-services.hackney.gov.uk

Age UK East London offers support for older people and their carers. The services they offer include:

  • Information and advice
  • Podiatory Service (delivered by Complete Feet Care, from Age UK offices in Plaistow)
  • Silver Surfers
  • Benefit Checks
  • Advocacy

Tel: 020 8981 7124

Email: info@ageukeastlondon.org.uk

Web: www.ageuk.org.uk/eastlondon/

Alzheimer’s Society provide a range of services for people living with dementia and their carers.


National services:

National Dementia Helpline– 0300 222 11 22. Open seven days a week providing information, advice and emotional support to anyone affected by dementia.


Talking Point– A online community where you can ask questions, share experiences and get information and practical tips on living with dementia. It’s free to use, open 24 hours a day and all you need is an internet connection.


Local Services:

Find support near you– A comprehensive directory that allows you to find advice and information support services. Simply enter your postcode or location.

Tel: 0208 533 0091

Email: hackney@alzheimers.org.uk

Web: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Care Choices aims to provide you with the information you need to find social care services in your area. In Hackney they do not have a published directory but you can use their online search tool or click on the following link to find a list of services in London

Citizens Advice Hackney provide free, confidential and impartial advice for communities in Hackney, Newham and Tower Hamlets on the big issues affecting people's lives.

Services provided:

  • Employment
  • Money advice, debt and financial inclusion
  • Welfare benefit

Tel: 020 8525 6350 Monday to Friday 10am-1pm

Web: www.eastendcab.org.uk/hackney/

Macmillan Cancer Support  improves the lives of people affected by cancer. They provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care. The service is open to anyone who is affected by or would like more information on cancer, as well as their relatives and friends. 

Tel: 0808 808 00 00

Web: www.macmillan.org.uk/

Talk Changes can help you find ways to manage your mind and make changes, so you can live life to the full.

They are a confidential NHS service for adults registered with a GP in City and Hackney.

They offer a wide range of tried and tested NHS talking therapies. Talking with a trained professional can help you work out how to deal with negative thoughts and feelings and learn new skills to get you back on track.

Tel: 020 7683 4278

Emergency Tel: 020 8432 8020

Web: talkchanges.org.uk/