The Margins Project (Union Chapel)
The Margins Project
16b Compton Avenue
Public phone: 020 7704 9050
Website URL: http://www.unionchapel.org.uk
Service offered: Drop-ins on a Monday and Wednesday (11am–2pm). Offer food, showers, laundry and clothes. Advice on benefits, debt management and housing. Winter Night Shelter from Jan. to Mar. Paid 3 month cafe training programme . Above is postal address – drop-in entrance from Compton Avenue at rear of Union Chapel.
Target group: Homeless or at risk of homelessness
Area served: Islington and surrounding areas.
How to contact: Drop-in (Limited during coronavirus pandemic. Please check website for up to date information) on Monday or Wednesday between 11 and 2 pm. Call or email if interested in training programme.
Monday: 11am-2pm (Women Drop In)
Wednesday: 11am–2pm (Mixed Drop In)
Wheelchair access: No
Accessible toilets: No
Access notes: Ramped access to some parts of the building. No unassisted entrance for wheelchair users. Clothing store and showers downstairs, portacabin toilets outside and upstairs.
Languages other than English:
Charity number: 1153070 (CIO)
Year established: 1995
Staffing: 2 full time, 8 part time staff, volunteers at drop-ins and shelter
Public transport: Highbury and Islington tube - 5 minutes walk. Buses 4, 19, 30, 43, 271 - all stop outside premises
Record last checked: 21 December 2020