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Our History

Who We Are?

Derman, a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, was set up in Hackney in 1991 by members of the Turkish, Turkish Cypriot and Kurdish communities in partnership with local GPs and the health authority.

Derman’s staff members are committed and highly qualified people who come from the communities it seeks to serve.

Derman is accepted as a professional, effective, efficient and caring organisation that is here for all people from our communities. It has developed a solid reputation as the only health and social care-related service provider to Turkish speaking people in the UK. It is also seen as a robust organisation that is here to stay.


What We Do?

Derman provides a range of health-related services to Kurdish, Turkish, Turkish Cypriot and Eastern European Turkish people mainly refugees and asylum seekers mainly in Hackney.

The services include CounsellingMental Health Recovery Support, Welfare AdviceHealth Advocacy and Activity Groups for individuals and families.

Derman offers its services freely, at no cost, to all Turkish speaking people, mainly in Hackney, irrespective of their political, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Derman’s services are all completely non-denominational and politically unaligned.

Derman is one of the very first to be firmly based within its client community.

You can click the link below to watch our video and learn more about Derman, its’ services  and comments from our service users on Derman services etc…

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The Basement, 66 New North Road, London N1 6TG

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020 7613 5944

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