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The Change Foundation - East Hub - London Futures

Address:
Stormont House School,
Downs Park Road,
Hackney,
London,
E5 8NP
E-mail: danielmynott@thechangefoundation.org.uk
Telephone: 07426 837184
Website: https://www.thechangefoundation.org.uk/

Description

Who we are:

The Change Foundation is a charity who run programmes for young people with a range of needs and challenges including young people with disability.

The Change foundation also works with:  

  • Young women with a disability
  • Young people with autism
  • Young people from disadvantaged communities
  • Young women who are looked after / in the care system
  • Young refugees
  • Young people at risk of involvement with crime or gangs
  • Young male ex-offenders aged 18 – 25

 


What we do:

London Futures is a 12 month employability programme run by The Change Foundation for young people with learning disabilities and/or mental health problems who are; facing social isolation and loneliness.

Using sport and specialised mentoring, young people will take part in weekly sports activities to reduce anxiety, stress and associated conditions.

Weekly mentoring from coach mentors with lived experience will advise and guide each young person through the programme.

Those taking part will complete 10 employability challenges and compete as a team against other London hubs.

The programme’s mix of sports and mentoring aims to increase skills for life, Employability skills and reducing social isolation for those taking part.  

Notes

Note: The next London Futures Programme starts on 18th January 2019

Record Last Updated on: 03/01/2019

Time / Date Details

Time of day

Evening
Afternoon

Session Information

Term Time only
Friday's 4pm - 6pm

Other Details

Costs

Free

Who is eligible?

Young people aged 18 to 25 with a Learning Disability and Mental Health Problems.

Referral required?

Yes

Referral Details

Please get in touch with us to discuss referrals so we can check the programme is suitable and that we can accommodate the young adults needs.

Phone: 07983 969090

London Futures - Programme Referral Form (will download and can be worked on)

On completion of the referral form please return to: 

e-mail: ryanjones@thechangefoundation.org.uk

Address: Ryan Joans, London Futures, The Change Foundation, Plough Lane, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 8JQ

What to do if you have a complaint

To make a complaint or give positive feedback about this service contact Programme Manger - Ryan Jones: ryanjones@thechangefoundation.org.uk

How to Get Here

Buses: 56

Tube: Dalston Junction

Overground: Rectory Road, Hackney Downs

Some disabled parking available. 

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