Current Occupants

The Old Fire Station is home to a number of inspirational charities and not for profit organisations for the benefit of the people of Hackney.

Growing Communities

Changing the food system since 1996, Growing Communities is a community-led organisation based in Hackney, North London, which is providing a real, practical alternative to the current damaging food system – changing what we eat, how we eat and how it’s farmed.  For more information, please visit our website https://www.growingcommunities.org/ or contact us via email on growcomm@growingcommunities.org or phone us on 020 7502 7588.

 

 

Fire Station Community Nursery


Part of LEYF Nurseries, it is open all year round and accepts children between 0 to 5 years of age.  LEYF supports around half of their children’s parents to access a free nursery place.  The last OFSTED report from 2016 was Good and stated that ‘Staff set children a good example.  Children learn how to behave towards others and have positive attitudes.’   There is a lovely outdoor play area for the children and wonderful staff to support them.  Please contact Nursery Manager, Sherene on 020 7249 3234 or  email firestation@leyf.org.uk for further information.

 

Hackney Migrant Centre

Hackney Migrant Centre opened in April 2008 after it was identified by several sources that there was a need for an advice and support service in Hackney and the local area.   Hackney Migrant Centre Activities include: Weekly drop-in for advice and social activities; Free immigration and welfare advice; Medical advice and help in accessing NHS health services; A nutritious meal.

For further information or to make a referral please phone on 07504332706; email  info@hackneymigrantcentre.org.uk or visit our website on http://www.hackneymigrantcentre.org.uk/

 

Hackney Children’s Theatre

Hackney Children’s Theatre is an east London project presenting theatre for children. Our aim is to bring good professional affordable theatre made for children to Hackney. We are a not for profit, volunteer led project.  Theatre days are managed by volunteers who have marketed the shows, run front of house and stage manage the professional performance, keeping ticket prices accessible.  We enjoy collaborating with the excellent artists and designers from our community and beyond.  We produce a children’s dance program called Adrenalindance, which is about having fun and taking part.  For further information please contact Andrew at hackneychildrenstheatre@gmail.com or on 07487323188

 

Hands Inc.


Hands Inc. is a registered Charity whose mission is to inspire health and wellbeing. We do this through the provision of complementary therapies, healthy lifestyle activities and our Wellbeing@Work programme. Our team is made up of passionate people who have contributed to the development of an organisation that is innovative in its approach and desire to increase access to holistic health and wellbeing activities.  We deliver our services in a variety of settings to help demystify them and increase access. Our main focus is to provide avenues for a healthy lifestyle, inspire wellbeing, raise self esteem, reduce anxiety, pain and stress.  Contact us 020 3051 8626 or handsinc@handsinc.co.uk

 

SkatePal

SkatePal is a non-profit organisation that works with communities throughout Palestine to enhance the lives of young people and promote the benefits of skateboarding.  Since 2013, our ongoing presence and award-winning projects have reached hundreds of young people across the West Bank and won acclaim and recognition from supporters around the world.  We are run by a committed team of local and international volunteers who, through teaching skate classes, building skateparks and providing equipment, are enabling an ever-growing number of Palestinian skaters to empower themselves and inspire the next generation of Palestinian youth.  If you’re interested in volunteering; have some skate equipment you’d like to donate; or just want a friendly chat – get in touch!  info@skatepal.co.uk and http://www.skatepal.co.uk/

 

 

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