By Post FIS, 1 Reading Lane, E8 1GQ
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 and aged up to 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 different venues across Hackney.
Find out more: Young Hackney - Service Guide
Find out more: 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 - Forest Road - 29 Forest Road, E8 3BY
- Young Hackney - The Edge - Woodberry Grove, N4 1SN
- Young Hackney - Concorde - Kingsmead Way, E9 5PP
- Young Hackney - Stoke Newington - Chaucer Court, Shakespeare Walk, N16 8TS
Young Hackney Inspire ASD Youth Club - Shoreditch Adventure Playground - Mintern Street, N1 5EF
- Young Hackney - Hackney Marsh Adventure Playground - Kingsmead Way, E9 5PP
- Targeted Health Outreach – Young Ones Social Club
Young Hackney also has the following dedicated services.
Being involved and 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.
Find out more: Hackney Youth Parliament
Volunteering and finding work...
You can get free internet access at Young Hackney centres to carry out job searches.
Staff can give you advice on how to improve your CV and help you if you are struggling with an application form.
Young Hackney also help support young people to find volunteering opportunities and work opportunities.
Drop in at your nearest centre for more information or check out the latest information on their website:
See also session at Young Hackney centres run by: Prospects Careers Services
Young Hackney provide some volunteering opportunities within their organisation.
Peter Algas - Core Leader, Young Hackney - Active and Achieving - Children & Young People
Keeping you up to date...
Young Hackney produces regular updates in it's newsletter.
Contact Young Hackney to sign up to receive the regular Newsletter.
Find out what sessions and activities are on: What's On? Young Hackney
Record Last Updated on: 11/03/2019