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Central Africa's Rights & AIDS (CARA) Society

Contact details

Central Africa's Rights & AIDS (CARA) Society
18-22 Ashwin Street
E8 3DL

Public phone: 0844 478 0015 / 07956952645


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Advice, information and representation for people facing disadvantage, including older and disabled people and those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS. We also offer translation and Interpretation assistance and services. Subjects dealt with include debt, immigration, benefits, housing and homelessness, employment, family mediation, HIV/AIDS. Translation and interpreting, signposting and referrals.

Target group: People facing disadvantage, mainly but not exclusively from the African communities.

Area served: UK-wide.

How to contact: Phone/Email.


Monday: 10am - 4pm

Tuesday: 10am - 4pm

Wednesday: 10am - 4pm

Thursday: 10am - 4pm

Friday: 10am - 4pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Blue badge parking. Level entrance. Loop system. Home visits for people unable to attend the office.

Other information

Languages other than English: Arabic, Ewe, French, Hausa, Ibo, Krio, Lingala, Portuguese, Shona, Somali, Swahili, Yoruba.

Charity number: 1135610

Year established: 2003

Staffing: 44 volunteers.

Public transport: Buses 21, 30, 38, 56, 67, 76, 149, 236, 242, 243, 488. Dalston Kingsland and Dalston Junction train stations.

Record last checked: 15 July 2021


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