Charity information


Hestia is a London charity, working with vulnerable adults and children when they most need support.

We utilise our 45+ years of experience to support approximately 9,000 adults and children across London each year, assisting anyone that needs help, whatever their circumstances

Founded 1970

  • Mission statement

    We are the largest provider of domestic abuse refuges in London and have the largest team of specialists working to combat Human Trafficking across the Capital and the South East.

    Across our broad range of services, we also help people find a permanent home, manage their finances, take care of their health, and access work, training or education, as well as providing emotional and practical support to help people succeed in their daily lives. If we can find a way to help, we will!

    Hestia: Empowering people, changing lives.

  • Aims

    Hestia aims to:

    • To deliver high quality and empowering support in partnership with service users and local communities
  • Overview

    Established: November 1970

    Registered Charity Number: 294555

    Board members: 9

    Full time staff: 244

    Part time staff: 54

    Volunteers: 344

    Phone number: 0207 378 3139

    Address: Maya House, 134-138 Borough High Street, London SE1 1LB

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