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The Change Foundation - East Hub - London Futures

Stormont House School,
Downs Park Road,
E5 8NP
Telephone: 07824 589472


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 is a charity with a reange of experience working 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.

For those taking part the programme’s mix of sports and mentoring aims to:

  • increase skills for life
  • increase employability skills
  • reduce social isolation 

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


The new programme starts 17th January 2020 and runs until 11th December 2020

If you want to find out more or make a late referral please contact Daniel. 

Record Last Updated on: 25/10/2019

Time / Date Details

Time of day


Session Information

Fridays during term time 4.00pm-5.45pm.

Other Details



Who is eligible?

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

Referral required?


Referral Details

Please get in touch with us to discuss your referral. 

We will discuss any needs and requirments before signing you up and check our programme is suitable. 

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: Ryan Jones

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

What to do if you have a complaint

Your feedback is important to us. If you want to discuss or have any concerns about your experience on the porgamme, or wish to make a complaint contact:

Young Futures Progamme Manager - Ryan Jones:

How to Get Here

Buses: 56

Tube: Dalston Junction (but this is quite far from the venue) 

Overground: Rectory Road, Hackney Downs

Some disabled parking available. 

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