Pause Hackney

The identified Pause group in Hackney is 49 women who between them have had 205 children removed into care.

Hackney is the 2nd most deprived Local Authority in the country.

  • 2465 Children in Need
  • 330 Looked After Children
  • 221 Children subject to a child protection plan


“We are continually delighted with the range of positive outcomes we are seeing in the lives of women engaged with Pause. We look forward to seeing the successes of Pause reach further as it expands and impacts in a range of ways on the futures of women.” – Amy Wilkinson, Head of Service Public Health, London Borough of Hackney.”


Hackney Pause is made up of 6 members of staff, headed by Maggie Boreham, the Practice Lead. Other members of the team bring together skills from clinical therapy, counselling, homeless outreach, substance misuse and criminology.

Contact Pause Hackney
020 8356 4945