Bridging the Gap Islington offers a free mentoring service to people who have been in trouble with the law, are at risk of offending, are homeless or  recovering from addiction.

Our friendly trained mentors are here to provide you with support and guidance, to help you get to where you want to be.

Our Aims

Bridging the Gap Islington aims to break the cycle of offending, homelessness and addiction  by offering trained volunteer mentors to people at risk of offending, including people who are homeless or addicted.

Friendly support from someone who is concerned about them individually can help people to rebuild their lives, increase their confidence and move away from homelessness, addiction and offending.

We want to expand the provision of mentoring in Islington and North London so that a substantial proportion of homeless people and the 1800 people who come before the courts each year have the option of support from a mentor. This will need much more mentoring and better liaison between mentoring services and other expert services.

Latest News

Bridging the Gap Islington achieves the Approved Provider Standard

Bridging the Gap Islington has recently achieved the Approved Provider Standard (APS), recognising the excellent work of their mentoring/befriending project. The Approved Provider Standard (APS) is the national quality standard designed specifically for mentoring and...

Bridging the Gap Islington welcomes Leah to the team

Leah has recently joined us at Bridging the Gap Islington as a new mentoring supervisor. Find out more about Leah at...

Islington Community Chest

We are very grateful to have received £5000 grant from Islington community chest. We will be using this grant to provide 6 mentoring partnerships for Islington residents.

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We offer a free mentoring service in Islington to help you get to where you want to be.

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Refer Someone

Mentoring provides a service that is separate and additional to the benefits of professional support.

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Offer To Mentor

You will get to support someone to make a difference to their life, whether it be big or small...

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