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Young Hackney - Substance Misuse Service

Hackney Service Centre,
1 Hillman Street,
E8 1DY
Telephone: 020 8356 7377


Who we are: 

Young Hackney runs services and works with partners to provide a range of high quality inclusive universal and targeted play and youth work activities and programmes for children and young people aged 6-19 up to 25 years old for young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND)

Young Hackney provide year round 'youth work' programmes at Young Hackney centres and specific outreach youth programmes in various venues around the borough of Hackney. 

Find out more: Young Hackney

What we do: 

The Young Hackney Substance Misuse Service delivers a range of support for children, young people and professionals around substance misuse.

Work ranges from prevention work to complex clinical work and includes the following:

  • education work in schools and outreach work
  • group work
  • work with families, including children, around substance misusing parents
  • support with transition to Adult Substance Misuse Services
  • one to one case work
  • work with policy makers
  • training for professionals

Record Last Updated on: 15/03/2018

Time / Date Details

Time of day


Session Information

Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm / Advice line is open Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm: 020 8356 7377

Other Details

Who is eligible?

The service works with children and young people aged up to 25 years old who live, attend school or work in Hackney.

Referral required?


Referral Details

You need a referral to access the service, but anyone can call the advice line.

What to do if you have a complaint

If you have any feedback about the service you received – something you like or are not happy with; then do talk about it with the worker or manager in the service, so that they can look at how they deliver their service.

If you have a situation that you are still not happy about then you can raise it formally as part of the London Borough of Hackney complaints procedure; click here for more information.

How to Get Here

Buses: 30, 38, 48, 55, 106, 236, 242, 253, 276, 277, D6

Train: London Fields, Hackney Central, Hackney Downs

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Disclaimer-important information about the Hackney Local Offer

Hackney's Local Offer website is a free and impartial service provided by the London Borough of Hackney in partnership with the NHS, local education, health and community services. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that may be available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the London Borough of Hackney or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information. Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Hackney Local Offer.

Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.

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