If you are a woman who meets our criteria and would like to access our services please get in touch. Should you need to leave us a message, please leave us your contact number where we can safely get in touch with you. If you are in need of urgent help please see crisis information below.


General line: 0207 281 8970


You can reach us at


Unit 8, 9-15
Elthorne Road,
N19 4AJ


Mon:    9:30am to 5:30pm

Tues:   9:30am to 8:30pm (evening opening)

Wed:    9:30am to 5:30pm

Thurs:  9:30am to 5:30pm

Fri:        9:30am to 5:30pm


Nearest Underground Station:
Archway (Northern Line)

Nearest Overground Station:
Upper Holloway


(serving Holloway Road):

17, 43, 263, 271

(serving Junction Road):

41, 134, 210, 390


We are very grateful to our funders, commissioners and donors who support our work via their generous contributions.

If you are a company, trust fund or individual interested in finding out more, please get in touch.


Our service is not a crisis centre, if you are in crisis and need urgent support please see below

If you feel suicidal or feel like harming yourself or other people:

  • Call 999
  • Go to your nearest Accident and Emergency department (A&E). You can search for your local department through the NHS Choices website

For non-emergency situations

Mental health services

If you are already receiving support from mental health services you should have a care plan. This will include details of who you should contact in a crisis.

If you can’t find your care plan:


During the day

Contact your Community Mental Health Team (CMHT) and ask for your care co-ordinator or the person on duty.


During evenings, weekends or bank holidays

Call your local crisis team.

Camden and Islington Mental Health Emergency Lines

Psychiatric Liaison Team

This is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. Go to Accident and Emergency at the Whittington Hospital or University College Hospital.

Crisis Resolution Team

If you would like to refer yourself to the crisis team you can call 020 3317 6777 for urgent help or contact your GP who can refer you. If you have already been referred to the crisis team you can phone them at any time on 020 3317 6333.

Confidential phone helpline (open all the time 166 123 or email: jo@samaritans.org 
Visit every day 9am-9pm at 46 Marshall St, W1F 9BF (drop in service) 

Islington Crisis Phone Line
0800 345 7779 or 02072269415
Monday to Saturday (including Bank Holidays)
5:00pm – 6:00am

Camden and Islington 24/7 Crisis Line
In a mental health crisis telephone the Camden and Islington 24/7 crisis line at St Pancras Hospital on 020 3317 6333


Care UK

020 7388 5800
Provides urgent medical care for people between 6:30 and 8am Mondays to Fridays and 24 hours at weekends and Bank Holidays

0300 304 7000
Practical information, crisis care and emotional support to anybody affected by mental health problems. Open 6pm – 11pm daily.

The Haven (Highbury Grove)
Night centre, 8-12pm drop in, 12- 6:15am crisis 020 7288 1051 (drop in service)
020 7226 9415 (night centre helpline)

Maytree Respite Centre
Contact: 020 7263 7070
any time ~ day or night

Covid Related Issues
The local government website for Islington has a comprenhensive list of services and information that are supporting residents during the Coronavirus Crisis. The pages are updated regularly making it the most accurate reference point for the area: https://www.islington.gov.uk/advice/resident- support-scheme

Domestic Violence Helpline

National Domestic Violence Helpline
08002000247 (Freephone 24 hour)

Scotland Domestic Abuse Helpline
0800 027 1234

Broken Rainbow LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline
0300 999 5248
Mon & Thurs 10am – 8pm, Tues & Wed 10am – 5pm (Tues 1 – 5pm Trans specific service)

Rape Crisis Helpline

National Freephone Helpline

0808 892 9999
12 – 2:30 and 7 – 9:30 Every Day of the Year
Rape Crisis Scotland National Helpline
0808 801 0302: 6pm – midnight
Rape Crisis Network Ireland Helpline
1800 77 88 88
24 Hour
Republic of Ireland National Freephone Helpline
1800 341 900
24 Hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Helpline Northern Island
0808 802 1414
24 Hour
Email Support: 24hrsupport@dvhelpline.org
Text support to 07797805839
All Wales Domestic Abuse & Sexual Violence Helpline
0808 8010 800: open 24 hours