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Family Action

24 Angel Gate,
City Road,
Telephone: 020 7254 6251


Who we are: 

Family Action provide practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation.

What we do: 

  • Early Years - Family Action’s Early Years services work with parents and the wider family from before conception until their child is ready to go to school.
  • Children & Families - Family Action’s Children & Families Services work with children, young people, parents, carers and the wider family network to ensure the family is able to realise its full potential
  • Adult Mental Health & Wellbeing -Practical and emotional support to help people challenged by mental health issues to retain their independence, choice and community involvement as well as services that support general wellbeing in order to prevent escalation to more severe mental health issues.
  • Grants - Family Action grants help people and families in need by giving a small grant when it’s needed the most, removing immediate financial barriers, thereby helping families to work through the bigger issues they’re facing such as fleeing abuse or keeping their children in school (there is a separate e-mail for this service included at the top of this page) 

Family Action’s Children & Families support services include:

Services in Hackney include:

  • Family Action Hackney - Black Minority Ethnic (BME) well-family services
  • Family Action Hackney - Perinatal support service
  • Family Action Hackney - Well-family service
  • Family Action Hackney - Social prescribing service

Record Last Updated on: 26/07/2018

Time / Date Details

Time of day


Session Information

By appointment only
Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm

Other Details

Referral required?


Referral Details

Referrals accepted from GP, School depending on service. Please enquire via email or call

How to Get Here

Buses: 38, 43, 205, 214, 394

Tube: Angel

Train: Old Street

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