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Choice in Hackney are based in Shoreditch London within the New City College on Falkirk Street.

Located in North London and easy to reach by bus and tube.

  • Buses: Shoreditch Church (Stops P,S & T) - 26, 35, 149, 242, 243. Shoreditch Town Hall (Stops W & X) - 35, 47, 55, 243. Kingsland Road (Stops KA,KP & KN) - 149, 242, 243. Falkirk Street (Stops PS & PV) - 394.  
  • Closest Underground Stations: Highbury & Islington Station, Old Street Station and Liverpool Street Station.
  • Closest Overground Stations: Hoxton Station, Dalston Kingsland Station, Liverpool Street Station.

If you would like more information or want to visit us please get in contact and arrange an appointment. Our team are always happy to hear from you!

Our office is accessible for wheel-chair users (however, please provide notice in advance if you have any special requirements).

   Choice in Hackney Entrance on Falkirk Street


Our Office Hours are: Monday to Friday 9:30am - 5:00pm


Phone us:

  • Landline: 020 7613 3206
  • Text phone: 020 7613 3208
  • Fax : 020 7739 8599


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CHOICE in Hackney Defoe Block, Ground Floor 50 Hoxton Street LONDON N1 6LP





Name / Position Email address / Phone number 
Caroline Nelson
020 7613 8130
Lucia Bellini
Disability Rights Advocate, Hate Crime Advocate and Domestic Violence Trainer
020 7613 8137

Haq Ismail
Advocacy Training & Employment Co-ordinator
020 7613 8136
David Landau
Disability Hate Crime Trainer
020 7613 8133
Ola Macauley
Disability Rights Advocate
020 7613 8138
Paul Salt
Community Volunteer Officer
020 7613 8134

Felicia Tay
Trainee Disability Hate Crime Advocate
020 7613 3218

Paula Smith
Trainee Disability Rights Advocate
020 7613 8135
Colin Finch
Disability Hate Crime Advocate 
07908 905698




The majority of the members of the Board of Trustees are disabled people who themselves are users of our services.

Malcolm Patricia


Malcolm Aickin Patricia Charlesworth Susan Childs Geoffrey Chilkes


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Richard Gray  Mary Julian  Sandra Rennie Debra Schiman 






  Bharat Siyani      


If you would like to support CHOICE IN HACKNEY, you can make a donation via this website.  

Please click on the Support Us tab above to donate via PayPal Giving or EveryClick.

We also accept donations by cheque – please make the cheque payable to “CHOICE IN HACKNEY” and send to our postal address below.

If you would like to leave a legacy to CHOICE IN HACKNEY in your Will or are prepared to 'gift aid' your donation.

Please contact us for further details. Thank you.



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