Local Community resources
Somali Community and Cultural Association Selby Centre
The Somali community centre at Selby centre empower Somali women through education, support, and services. They hope to strengthen the capacity of Somali women in Haringey and the surrounding areas to become professionally strong, culturally, respected, and socially confident.
Set up in 1992 in a former school building, they are a multi-purpose community and social enterprise centre led by the community and third sector organisations – a rich mix primarily from BME, refugee and other historically excluded communities in Tottenham, Haringey, North London
Address - Selby Centre, Selby Road, Tottenham, London, Greater London, N17 8JL
Ring - 020 8885 1001 / 020 8885 1307
Nafsiyat Intercultural therapy centre
Nafsiyat, a pioneering charity offering intercultural therapy in over 20 languages to people from diverse cultural communities. Nafsiyat works hard to provide help to people experiencing psychological and emotional problems and who may be finding it difficult to access help because of barriers such as culture or language. Our intercultural therapy service is delivered by therapists who work across different cultures and languages. In some instances, a therapist might share your specific language and cultural background.
We encourage you to read our pages providing information about what therapy is and how intercultural therapy in particular supports people of different social identities.Then we hope you will contact us to discuss how we might be able to help you.
They offer support for Turkish speaking or Arabic, Amharic and Tigrinya Speaking Women's Group. they offer Empowerment and integration workshops, Wellbeing/healthy eating workshops, Cooking and bakery classes, Art and crafts classes, Knitting, Crochet, Jewellery making, Glass painting, Social activities, Visiting art centres, museums and galleries, Picnics
Ring - 020 7263 6947
IMECE Women's centre
MECE Women’s Centre is a women-only organisation that aims to empower Turkish, Kurdish and Cypriot Turkish women as well as BAMER (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Refugee) women by providing culturally sensitive specialist services. In particular, IMECE specialises in providing support for women experiencing harmful practices such as forced marriage, 'honour' based violence etc.
IMECE also provides advice and information services to Turkish, Kurdish and Cypriot Turkish women in Turkish as well as providing specialist advice and crisis intervention of all forms of violence against women and girls including harmful practices.
IMECE’s services include: Advice and Information, Violence Against Women and Girls, Mental Health (including counselling), Outreach, Group Activities, Training, Volunteering