Activ*8 project


Our Aim

We believe in the individual’s right to choose; and, we will offer information and support to enable the individual to make informed choices.  

Activ*8 Project will help, advise, support and advocate on behalf of those who have been affected by Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, Alcohol and Substance Abuse/ Misuse, Lowered Mental Wellbeing and may have had contact with the Criminal Justice Services.  


What We Do

The Activ*8 Service offers:  

Assessment, care planning and appropriate referrals to local programmes and services.  

Referrals to detoxification and rehabilitation units, prescribing services, GPs, needle exchanges and day programmes. 

Advice and information about available services in and around Islington that offer support in helping people to manage their substance misuse. 

Work in partnership with other agencies to maximise the resources available to you. 

Provide health care and harm minimisation advice 


Who We Work With

We work with women over the age of 18 who have complex needs and affected by their chaotic past and have a connection to the Borough of Islington.   

We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.   

DROP IN Sessions


Margins at Union Chapel

Compton Terrace, London N1 1UN


11:00 to 14:00

St Andrew's Church

Archway, London N19 3TN 


10:00 to 13:30

Omnibus House

39-41 North Road, London N7 9DP


11:00 to 14:00

Community at Ringcross

60 Lough Road, London N7 8RH


14:00 to 17:00

Activ*8 project was worked with over 65 women during 2016 to 2017

We work in partnership with Greenlight Medical Van to deliver the "Shine Programme" enpowering women to find their self worth after years of trauma. 

Stay and Play

Watch this space as we will be launching a stay and play service for women with children.