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Hackney iCare

  • If you or someone you know needs help, your first point of contact should be Hackney Adult Social Care’s Information & Assessment Team on 020 8356 6262
  • If you or someone is already receiving care or support services, you should call 020 8356 5095 during daytime office hours: Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm
  • For out of hours emergencies (including bank holidays), call 020 8356 2300

Urgent help

If the situation is extremely urgent, you should call the following services:

  • Emergency Services - dial 999 for police, fire or ambulance. Dial 112 to contact the emergency services if you are anywhere in the EU.
  • Accident & Emergency - Phone Homerton University Hospital on 020 8510 5555.
  • GPs - Your GP will be familiar with your medical history and will be able to direct you appropriately. Out of normal surgery hours you will be redirected to Harmony Care Services, a local service that provides cover for GPs from 6:30pm to 8am Monday to Friday and all day weekends and bank holidays. You can phone them direct, out of normal surgery hours on 020 7388 5800.
  • NHS Direct can provide health advice and information. Visit or call 0845 4647 at any time.


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