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Our central London agency provides a safe environment for you to make new friends and start relationships. We are a not-for-profit Community Interest Company (CIC) and our aim is to bring people together from all over the city. We focus on dating but we believe friendship is just as important!

Supporting you, your family and carers is important to us so we meet all our members face to face so that you can feel confident about our matches.

To become a member of happily you have to have a learning disability or autism and be over the age of 18. Click on our membership section to find out more.

How it works

Who we are

Hello I’m Helena, the founder of happily.

happily is a family run friendship and dating agency which I started with my mother Corriene. The idea of happily was born from my first-hand experience of helping my younger sister who has learning disabilities to find love and friendship. I felt there was a real need for a secure place in London where she could meet genuine people so I launched happily.

Having previously worked with adults with learning disabilities and autism, I am passionate about supporting individuals both personally and professionally.

My mother Corriene is a developmental psychologist with a doctorate in Psychology.

Most importantly we want to help you live life happily!

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happily is a new agency and currently has some fantastic membership offers so please get in contact to find out more. Our prices are competitive and lower than some leading online dating websites. As a social enterprise friendship and dating agency we provide added value by:

  • Meeting all members and speaking to referees
  • Setting up unlimited introductions with our members
  • Supporting you to meet up with matches
  • Hosting free small workshops about sex and relationships
  • Hosting fun social events

Interested? Get in touch!

Call us on: 0207 792 5026 alternatively drop us an email: hello@happilydating.co.uk

We look forward to hearing from you!

Frequently Asked Questions

How do I book an interview?
Call us on 07397066761 or complete an online contact form. You can also email your name and number to hello@happilydating.co.uk and we will call you back.

Can I have an interview in the evening or the weekend?
Yes we will try to be flexible if you book a meeting outside of working hours (8.30am – 7.30pm Monday to Friday).

What should I bring to the interview?
Please bring a passport, driving licence, Freedom pass or utility bill (for example council tax, gas, electricity). We will also need a reference letter written on headed paper from your Social Worker, Care Manager, Support Worker or GP. The letter will confirm that you are eligible for membership and that you have not had any criminal convictions, reprimands or warnings. We will not accept letters from parents or relatives.

How do I pay for my membership?
You will pay for your membership upfront at the consultation meeting before we start setting up matches. We accept bank transfers and cash so please be prepared to make a payment at your consultation.

Is my information private and safe?
Yes, your personal information is private and safe at all times. We will only share your phone number once you confirm you want to do so.

How can I join relationship and sex workshops?
We run workshops throughout the year focusing on different types of relationships, developing trust, sexual health and dealing with breakups. Get in contact if you might be interested in attending and want more information.

Contact Us

Phone: 0207 792 5026
Mobile: 07397 066 761
Email: hello@happilydating.co.uk

Opening hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 7.30pm (Please do feel free to give us a call over the weekend and out of office hours).

We look forward to hearing from you x