We believe that everyone in and around Islington should have the opportunity to discover for themselves what they are capable of, pursue their goals and improve their lives

Fundraising Ideas

Fundraise with your colleagues or friends. Whether it's a bake off or a trivia night, you can raise essential funds for us.




We offer volunteering opportunities all year round and have loads of opportunities for you to get involved.



Room and Space Hire

Wide range of meeting rooms and spaces to suit a variety of activities and occasions.



Location: Mary's,St Mary's Parish Office, London

Our impact


Young people took part in our Youth Club activities.


Years of making a difference.


Visitors walk through our doors every week.

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Summer Play Scheme

At Mary’s Play Scheme, your children will have an action-packed, enjoyable time that they will want to return to. Here, playschemes are for children between the ages of 6 and 12 years old. The core opening hrs are 9 AM – 5 PM. Parents can buy extend the time from 8.30 till 5.00 PM. We will have trips away to local parks during this playscheme. All children in the group may be expected to go on the trip which will be within walking distance or by local bus.


Author: Aston Wood

Location: St Mary's Neighbourhood community centre,Upper Street, islingotn

Play scheme Programme dates for 2022

We want all the children to have fun, learn new things, have opportunities to be creative and make new friends. Here you can find out what activity dates we have planned for the upcoming play schemes 2022. All activities are subject to change but the fun is guaranteed.


Author: Sharon Ellis

Location: Mary's,St Mary's Parish Office, Upper Street

Latest events

  • What's On

    We are a very busy hub of community activities and classes catering for all ages with a range of different activities and sessions every day. Check out our activity diary to see what's on. Read more

  • Hackney Half Marathon in aid of Mary's Youth Work

    Sponsor our CEO, running the Hackney Half, one of London’s most exciting half marathons on the 26th of Sept, to support more vulnerable young people. Read more

Latest news

  • Part time Early Years Practitioner

    Are you enthusiastic about working with children but don't want to work full-time? Then, Mary's has the job for you! We have a fixed term time only part-time position for 18.5 hrs a week within or Pre-school for children 2 -4 years old. start date 1st September 2022. Take a further look at the JD and Spec and apply. Hurry the closing date is 8/7/2022. Read more

  • Playworker Summer Playscheme

    Are you looking for a summer job that has the potential for more bank work, then this is the place to be. We have a 4 week summer holiday position with a good competitive rate of 12.38 per hour. Have a look at the JD and apply. Read more

  • Summer scheme Cook

    We have two new Job opportunities during our playscheme. Holiday Cook - Are you enthusiastic about healthy eating? We need you! We have a great part-time position and you could make this into a greater opportunity for future holiday schemes. Are you excited to work with children between the ages of 6 and 12 yrs old? Then this could be your chance to be a positive influence in a young person's life whilst showing off your creative skills. Mary's is a vibrant community that is waiting for you Read more