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Health and Social Care

We provide a variety of services alongside NHS East London and the City.

Hackney iCare. Click here to visit the siteHackney iCare

Visit iCare to search the directory of  health, social care providers or to complete a self-referral or wellbeing plan. 

The Care Act 2014 and adult social care services in Hackney

The Care Act 2014 brings together all existing legislation and national policy on adult social care services into a single legal framework. It also requires us to make some changes to how we deliver and develop services.  

Adults including older people

An elderly woman. Click here to find out what help is available for adults and older people.Home, residential care plus a range of support.


Two women. Click here for information for carers.Respite breaks, training, Carers Card and more.

Children and families

Woman and girl. Click here to find out what is available for children and families.Child protection and social care.

Impairments and accessibility

Woman in a wheelchair. Click here to find out what's available for people with disabilities, including learning disabilities.Impairments, including learning difficulties.

Fostering and adoption

Woman and small boy. Click here for information on fostering, adoption and looked after children.Fostering, adoption and looked-after children.

Health in Hackney

A doctor with a patient. Click here for health and medical adviceHealth and wellbeing advice and help.