The Pilion Trust

Welcome to The Pilion Trust


Our Services

The Crash Pad Youth Service


The Crash Pad shelter opens from  November to May each year. and supports homeless young people in crisis and at risk providing a friendly family orientated place that they can rest and feel safe. 

During their stay at the shelter, the young people are given a bed with clean bedding, towels, dinner and breakfast, access to hot water and bathroom facilities, somewhere to wash and dry their clothes and someone to listen to them and support them throughout their stay.

The Girley Project


The Girley Project is delivered in partnership with AWTF to advise, support and advocate for women aged over 18 year old who have either been affected or experienced  Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault and or at risk of violence. 

Outreach - ECO Service


Our Enhanced Community Outreach (ECO) Service is strictly confidential and aims to help people who live, access services or use the Borough of Islington, who are experiencing difficulties gaining access to services to address their substance misuse issues.

AWFT Food Bank


The AWFT Food Bank is a partnership between Pilion Trust and Alexandra Wylie Tower Foundation. 

The project gives away fresh produce fruit, vegetables, bread and pastries daily to those in the community who struggle to make ends meet and bring food to the table. 

Run by volunteers and food stocks supplied by local green grocers, supermarkets, and donations from local people we are able to run the project 5 days per week. 

Mon. and Weds. 13:00 to 16:00

Tue, Thur and Fri 12:00 to 16:00

Just bring a bag....

Special thanks to Felix Project, Gail's bakery, Tesco's, Lidl, City Harvest and King Alfred and Channing Schools. 

Community @ Ringcross


The Ringcross Community Centre is open to everyone. 

We are open 7 days per week.  

We have the following activities: 

Elevenses Club: Social Club with luncheon on Mondays. 

Fresh food bank offering people fruit and vegetables Mondays to Fridays  

VERAS Karate Academy: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays 

MMA-RAP: Mixed Martial Arts Tuesdays and Thursday: 

Tiny Totts "Stay and Play" for under 4 years olds on Wednesdays

Evangelical Ministries with Bishop Emmanuel Afedi on Sundays

Book Clubs, Art Exhibitions, Open Mic Nights, Theatre, and much much more. 

About Us

Pleasance Theatre 2019


Sam and the Crash Pad Crew out at Theatre Premier (Sam, Dawit, Krystof, Rihana, Shannon, Favour, Regany, Fardowsa, Teboho and Betty). 

Pilion Trust "Hear Me Speak" Project


The Ringcross Community Centre is part of the charitable organization the Pilion Trust. We now run numerous activities and events from our base. 

Summer Programme funded by Hyde Foundation for young people. Resident Artist JMoon and Coordinator Brandon Richards working on project to "Save the planet Save my Life"



We are in need of people helping and donating for our service users: We accept

  1. Food Donations
  2. Winter clothes
  3. Bedding
  4. Kitchen items
  5. Volunteering and time bank
  6. Skills and support
  7. Buildings
  9. PILI00 to 70070to donate £10.00

About Us

Pilion Trust Summer Beach Party

Saturday 31.08.2019 7:00pm till late Summer beach party fundraiser for the Crash Pad Shelter. 

£20.00 per person ( free cocktail and 2 course dinner) 

Djs, perfomances and top classics from Agia Napa, Ibiza, Laganas, Mykonos and more. 

Booking taken on 02077002498

Dress Code: casual/ beach wear

Volunteering opportunities

Join our strong team of volunteering supporting, giving and working across all of our projects. 

e-mail: for a volunteer pack. 

Our partners for 2019

Islington Council 

Camden Council 

Streets Kitchen 

Housing Justice

Dogs Trust

Action PR

Alexandra Wiley Tower Foundation

Cafe Arts

Caledonian Road Methodist Church

Catalyst Fund

Gail's Bakery


Hope Church

Islington Food bank

Islington Greenspace


Lemonia Bakery


Felix Project 

My Beautiful City


Piebury Corner

Quakers -QHA

Pret Foundation

IHG - Hotel Group

Amy Winehouse Foundation

City University



Runners World

The Running Charity

Arsenal Kicks

Gail's Bakery

City Harvest

The Pavement

VSC - Islington charitable organization


Contact Us

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Charity No: 1122628

"Pilion Trust will support you along your journey from A to Z"

The Pilion Trust

60 Lough Road, Islington, London, Greater London, England N7 8FE, United Kingdom

020 7700-2498


Monday - Friday: 10am - 5:30pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed