Caris Islington is a registered charity which runs two projects in Islington - a Bereavement Counselling Service for children and adults, and a cold weather night shelter for homeless people in Islington.
To contact the COLD WEATHER SHELTER January - March please email: [email protected] OR leave a message on 07913 020738
If you are a counsellor or counsellor in training and would like to volunteer with us we are currently recruiting for our adult service. Please call the office for information to be sent to you: 020 7281 5200 and if you would like to apply please email your CV to Liz Brereton by Friday 13th December @3pm: [email protected]
"Our vision is of a community service open to all in Islington affected by bereavement or homelessness, offering counselling and cold weather shelters"
(From the Caris Islington Mission Statement)
We work with bereaved people and homeless in Islington, North London. For homeless people we provide a cold weather night shelter. For bereaved people we provide bereavement counselling for adults, children and young people.
You can find more information about our projects on this website. You can also go to our download section for our latest Annual Report and other information about CARIS Islington.
To subscribe to our newsletter please contact us via our email contact form which can be found below Contact Information.
Would you like to become one of our Trustees?
Please click icon to the right for details of this vacancy
Caris Islington is managed by a board of trustees who meet quarterly:
Jackie Mair (Chair)
Catriona Henderson (Company Secretary)
Ruth Mair (Minutes Secretary)
Rev. Andrew Chrich
Please see our download section for information about the role of CARIS Islington's trustees, its committees and policies.
Contact us if you would be interested in joining one of our committees or becoming a trustee.
For more information about the role of trustees in local charities,
click here for the charity commission and follow links to ‘how to be an effective trustee’.
Caris Islington is supported by many churches, trusts and individuals in Islington.
Click here for a PDF about gift aid and to download a gift aid form
Caris Islington and its projects relies entirely on donations.
To give a donation, cheques should be made payable to “CARIS Islington” and sent to the Treasurer at:
The CARIS Office
St Mellitus Church
London N4 3AG
Some of the churches that have been involved with CARIS include:
St Mary's, Upper Street
St John's, Duncan Terrace
St Stephen's, Canonbury
St Mary Magdalene & St David
St Giles Mission
St Luke's Church
The Polish Church in Islington
St Andrew's, Whitehall Park
St Thomas', Finsbury Park
St Mary's Hornsey Rise