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Young Hackney

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Who we are and what we do:

Young Hackney runs services and works with partners to provide a range of high quality inclusive universal and targeted play and youth work activities and programmes for children and young people aged 6-19. Up to age 25 for young people with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND)

They also provide year round 'youth work' programmes at Young Hackney centres and specific outreach youth programmes in various venues around the borough of Hackney. 

You can find out more about this service in the Young Hackney - A guide for professionals


Being part of the community:

Activities include everything from music, drama and sports to relationship and training programmes.

There are five Young Hackney centres in the borough:

  • Young Hackney - Shoreditch Adventure Playground - Mintern Street, N1 5EF
  • Young Hackney - Hackney Marsh Adventure Playground - Kingsmead Way, E9 5PP

You can find out more about Young Hackney centres by clicking on the image below and going to the bottom half of the page...

Young Hackney – Youth Hubs


Being healthy:

Young Hackney also has the following dedicated services.

Sports


Being listened to:

Young Hackney - Youth Parliament. The Youth Parliament meets with decision makers in Hackney and makes sure that young people’s opinions are heard.

As a member of Youth Parliament, young people can:

•            develop new skills
•            gain qualifications
•            enjoy new experiences
•            improve their CV’s
•            make a difference to the community

Anyone aged 11-19 (up to 25 if the young person has SEND) can stand as a candidate. Elections take place every two years. 

See also ... Hackney Youth Parliament


Volunteering and finding work:

Young Hackney also help support young people to find volunteering opportunities and work opportunities.

You can get free internet access at Young Hackney centres to carry out job searches. 

Staff can give you advice to improve your CV and help you if you are struggling with an application form.

Drop in at your nearest centre for more information.

Young Hackney -

Jobs and training advice 

Latest opportunities

See also session at Young Hackney centres run by:

Prospects Careers Services

Young Hackney provide some volunteering opportunities within their organisation.

Please contact: Peter Algas - Core Leader, Young Hackney - Active and Achieveing - Children & Young People

E-mail: Peter.Algacs@Hackney.gov.uk


    Keeping you up to date...

    Young Hackney produces regular updates in it's newletter.

    Contact Young Hackney to sign up to recieve the regular Newsletter.

    What's On? Young Hackney website page 

    Record Last Updated on: 16/10/2017

    Other Details

    Costs

    Free

    What to do if you have a complaint

    If you have any feedback about the service you received – something you like or are not happy with; then do talk about it with the worker or manager in the service, so that they can look at how they deliver their service.

    If you have a situation that you are still not happy about then you can raise it formally as part of the London Borough of Hackney complaints procedure.

    For more information: click here 

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    Disclaimer-important information about the Hackney Local Offer

    Hackney's Local Offer website is a free and impartial service provided by the London Borough of Hackney in partnership with the NHS, local education, health and community services. The information contained within the website is available for the purposes of identifying services and provision that may be available to children and young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities.

    This information does not represent a recommendation or an endorsement of a Service or Provider and neither does the London Borough of Hackney or its partners make any representations or warranties as to the accuracy of the information. Anyone seeking to use or access a service or provision is responsible for undertaking their own checks to determine the suitability and fitness for purpose of that service and provision. In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damages whatsoever arising from use or loss of use of data or profits arising out of or in connection with the use of the Hackney Local Offer.

    Some providers will be registered and inspected by external agencies, such as Ofsted or the Care Quality Commission. Anyone working with children and young people will be required to have appropriate Disclosure and Barring Service Check (the replacement for the Criminal Record Check), safeguarding policies and insurance in place, which they should make available to you on request.

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