About Us

Mobilise is an online community started in 2019 by carers and for carers. We understand what it's like to look after someone. We connect with our community every day, so we know what's important, worrying, funny and downright ridiculous!

What we do

The core of who we are and what we do is community. We connect via online cuppas, our facebook group, personal support and our regular email newsletters.

 

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Mobilise - Supporting unpaid carers in Islington

Are you one of the over 16,000 people in Islington looking after someone regularly? Perhaps you care for a parent, partner, child, sibling, neighbour or friend? 

 

We're here to support you in your caring role. We work with Islington Carers Hub and the Council to provide a range of free online services to support you, in addition to what is already on offer.

 

To kick-start your support from us, sign-up to our five-part email course, designed specifically to help unpaid carers. 

Get Started

We've developed a 100% FREE email course 💌 to support you in your role and introduce what we do. 

 

Here's what's inside: 
✅  Ensure you are accessing fundamental services - so that you are getting the most help possible.

✅  How to create a network of people who can support you - so you never feel isolated. 

✅  Guidance on emergency planning - so you are ready and prepared should something unexpected come up.

✅  How to stay up to date - so you are aware of any changes which may affect you. 

Register for free today. 

Join us and help others

By being part of the Mobilise community you will be helping other carers.  We share what we are learning, laugh together, shed a few tears and provide mutual support.

Support in Islington

Islington Carers Hub

https://islingtoncarershub.org/ - Run by Age UK, 0800 085 1141 (FREEPHONE) or 020 7281 3319. email: info@islingtoncarershub.org

The hub is open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm. 

Sign up for regular updates by visiting:  https://islingtoncarershub.org/newsletter-signup/ 

For carers age 18 and over caring for someone over 18:

- Lots of local regular support groups for different circumstances are suspended (normally run monthly)

- More activity based events eg art, photography seem to be up and running

- They run a carers card emergency support scheme and flexible break finding

- They Chair the Carers Pathway Group (Guest speakers and find out about developments in services - web link not working

Younger carers

https://www.family-action.org.uk/ - supporting Younger Carers in Islington & Camden. Call 020 7254 6251.

https://centre404.org.uk/  Supporting people with a learning disability or autism and their families in North London

SEND Local Offer - Information, advice and services for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities aged 0-25

https://directory.islington.gov.uk/kb5/islington/directory/localoffer.page?localofferchannelnew=0

Carers Assessments

Islington Carers Hub now undertaking carers assessments where neither the carer or cared for are in receipt of a Council care package. 

For more information please visit: https://www.islington.gov.uk/social-care-and-health/carers/carers-assessment alternatively call Islington Carers Hub using the numbers above. 

 

 

Other Support

We Are Islington helpline - on 020 7527 8222 is open seven days a week, 9am-5pm, even over Christmas – please call them if you need help. They can support you if you have to self-isolate: or to find out how you can get help with emergency food deliveries, shopping, financial support, and benefits.

Winter Fun free events and activities in Islington - Online
https://directory.islington.gov.uk/kb5/islington/directory/results.page?searchtype=event&activity=14

 

Little Angel Theatre online events
https://littleangeltheatre.com/
includes relaxed performances and visual story telling 

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