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  • Citizens Advice Barnet 
    Telephone: 0300 456 8365 – telephone helpline (09:30am – 4:30pm Monday – Friday, 09:30am – 7:30pm on Wednesdays)Hendon Hub:
    40-44 Church End, Hendon, NW4 4JT
    Monday 9:30am – 12:00pm Drop-in
    Friday 9:30am – 12:00pm Drop-in
    Public access computers available Monday to Friday from 10:00am to 3:00pm 


  • Mary Ward Legal Centre
    Telephone: 020 7831 7079  Monday to Friday between 10am and 1pm.
    10 Great Turnstile, London, WC1V 7JU 




  • Inclusion Barnet
    Telephone: 0203 475 1314           
    The Concourse, Grahame Park, Colindale, London NW9 5UX              



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Alcohol and drugs

  • Change Grow Live
    Tel: 0300 303 2866
    Ground Floor, Dennis Scott Unit, Edgware Community Hospital, Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware, HA8 0AD 


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Asylum and Refugees

  • African Refugee Community
    Telephone: 020 8368 9070
    Friary House, Friary Park, Friern Barnet, N20 0NR 



  • National Asylum Support Service
    Asylum Help UK: 0808 8000 630
    Asylum Support Application UK: 0808 8000 631 
    Children’s Panel (England only): 020 7346 1134

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  • Survivors of Bereavement by Suicide                                                 
    Helpline: open 9am to 9pm Monday to Friday, 0300 111 5065                                      
    Website :  


  • COVID-19 Bereavement Service Barnet                                                               
    Telephone: 020 8016 0016 (10am-2pm Mon-Fri) 

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  • Carer’s UK Adviceline:
    Telephone: 020 8808 7777


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Crisis Support

In an emergency dial 999 or visit A&E. You can also arrange an emergency or out-of-hours appointment with your GP. 






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Culturally Specific Services


  • African Cultural Association
    28 Church End, Hendon, NW4 4JX
    Telephone: 020 8203 4078/0790 315 1159


  • Barnet Multicultural Community Centre (BMCC)
    Algernon Road, NW4 3TA
    Telephone: 020 8202 3794



  • Chinese Elders Wellbeing Club
    Meritage Centre, Church End, Hendon NW4 4JT
    Telephone: 020 7613 1008


  • Farsophone Association
    Telephone: 020 8905 5522
    1st Floor, Edgware Community Hospital, Burnt Oak Broadway, HA8 0AD 


  • Greek Cypriot Community Trust
    Telephone: 020 8445 7070 
    Britannia Road, North Finchley, London N12 9RU  


  • Paiwand Afghan Association
    11 High Street, Edgware, London, HA8 7EE 



  • Henna Asian Women’s Group
    Telephone:  020 7372 9860 



  • Yaran Club
    Location: St.Pauls Church, 50 Long Lane, Finchley, N3 2PU
    When: Every Thursday 09:30am-2:30pm
    Phone: 07871288728 

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  • The Disability Foundation
    Phone: 020 8954 7373
    Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Brockley Hill, Stanmore, Middlesex HA7 4LP 



  • Dimensions 
    Phone: 0300 303 9002 



  • Jewish Deaf Association
    Telephone: 020 8446 0502 
    Woodside Park Road, North Finchley, London N12 8RP  

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Domestic abuse

If you are in immediate danger, call 999 and ask for the police. If you can’t speak and are calling on a mobile press 55 to have your call transferred to the police. Find out how to call the police when you can’t speak. 


Find out how to get help if you or someone you know is a victim of domestic abuse:  

  • National Domestic Abuse Helpline
    Freephone 24-hour helpline which is run by Refuge
    Telephone: 0808 200 0247 


  • Rape Crisis 
    Helpline for sexual violence survivors
    Telephone: 0808 802 9999


  • Solace Women Aid
    London-based Domestic Abuse charity. Offers safe refuge, advice and accommodation
    Advice line: 0808 802 5565
    Solace Rape Crisis helpline: 0808 801 0305


  • Bright Sky app
    Bright Sky is a mobile app and website for anyone experiencing domestic abuse, or who is worried about someone else.
    The app can be downloaded for free from the app stores. Only download the app if it is safe for you to do so and if you are sure that your phone isn’t being monitored. 



  • Domestic Violence Intervention Project
    Women’s Support Services : 020 7928 4813 – 
    Family Courts Team: 020 7593 0027 –
    Youth support (YUVA): 020 8741 8020/07501 722 609 





  • ManKind Initiative                                                                                                   
    Telephone: 01823 334244 


  • Support for perpetrators  
    Respect Phoneline and  Respect UK both work with perpetrators, male victims and young people who are using violence in their close relationships and want to make changes. 

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Employment and volunteering

  • BOOST – employment and financial support 
    Telephone: 020 8359 2442 





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  • Barnet Early Help Youth Group offers lots of fun ideas for keeping active and being creative during the Easter, summer and winter holidays. Please see link for further information:   


  • Family Action
    Family Action transforms lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country. Please see link for further information:  


  • Gingerbread 
    They provide information to help single parents support themselves and their family. They also run programmes to equip single parents with the skills and opportunities to gain employment.
    Address: 54-74 Holmes Road, London, NW5 3AQ
    Telephone: 0808 802 0925


  • Chipping Barnet Food Bank
    Telephone: 07716 890 535
    Mary Immaculate and St. Peter, 63 Somerset Road, New Barnet, Hertfordshire, EN5 1RF 


  • Home-Start Barnet                                                                                                    
    Telephone: 020 8371 0674                                                                                            
    Stephens’ House, 17 East End Road,  London N3 3QE 


  • Parents in MindThe Parents in Mind project is aimed to provide support to parents and carers whose children/ young people (11-16) are on the CAMHS  treatment waiting list. The ongoing project is a collaborative work between Brandon Centre and Mind in London

    This is an 8-week online programme providing psychoeducational and broad strategies for parents whose young people experience mental health distress and are awaiting treatment with CAMHS.


    Tel: 0208 343 5705

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  • Barnet Homes
    Telephone: 020 8080 6587 (open 8am to 6pm Monday to Friday – can call the same number for 24/7 emergency call service). 
    Type Talk: 18001 0800 3895225 


  • Homeless Action in Barnet
    Telephone: 020 8446 8400 
    36B Woodhouse Road, North Finchley, N12 0RG 

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Older adults


  • The Silver Line Helpline
    Run by Age UK is a free, confidential telephone service for older people. They provide friendship, conversation and support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 
    Free telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90. 


  • Independent age
    Telephone: 0800 319 6789 (helpline)

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  • Cry-sis 
    A charity offering help and support to parents with babies who cry excessively or have sleeping problems. 
    Telephone: 0800 448 0737  






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  • Tavistock Relationships                                                                                          
    Address: Hallam House, 56-60 Hallam Street, London W1W 6JL
    General Enquiries: 020 7380 1975
    Couple Counselling Service: 020 7380 1960
    Psychotherapy Service: 020 7380 1960
    Psychosexual Service: 020 7380 1960
    Divorce and Separation Consultation Service: 020 7380 1950
    Parenting Together Service: 020 7380 1950 

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Young people



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  • Veterans UK
    Freephone (UK only): 0808 1914 218 


  • Veterans Gateway
    Phone: 0808 802 1212 

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