Whatever you're into there's
something for everyone at your local youth zone or youth
The Youth Offer in Newham is all about young people
getting involved and deciding what activities they want to do.
Newham young people have the opportunity to participate in a wide
range of activities that are run in a safe and welcoming
There are loads of activities that young people can get involved
in. In addition to this many of these activities are not just fun
and enjoyable but also help to develop your life skills as well as
work towards achieving awards in a range of areas.
Whether you are thinking of going to college, university or into
training you can get more information about what support you can
get whether financial or just general help to find out what you
want to do with your life.
The type of activities available can include but are not limited
sports, dance, filming, cookery, gardening, fitness gym, homework
support, music technology, drama, someone to talk to, ICT, singing,
arts and crafts, members committee, making friends, volunteering,
working towards a recognised award, training and employment
Where do I go to join in?
The activities take place in a range of places which include
community centres and
four youth zones that provide a range of activity to young
people within their local area.
Youth Information Advice Connexions Service
There are two Youth Information Advice Connexions Service
centres within the borough who provide education, training and
employment information advice, support and guidance to young people
wanting help career decisions.
Your nearest youth centre
The borough is spilt in to nine community forum areas and there is
a key youth centre near in each community forum area where young
people can access a youth centre that provides a wide range of
positive activities including:
Duke of Edinburgh awards, youth achievement awards, sports, music,
arts and health workshops.
Many of the centres also have a range of equipment to support the
centres' activities which include: ICT and media equipment, kitchen
appliances, music technology equipment, indoor sports including
football, basketball and table-tennis as well as equipped coffee
bar and chill out areas.
There are also opportunities for young people to participate on
residentials, trips out and volunteering.
Find activities near you:
Specialist Borough Wide Youth Provision:
specialist youth provision for young people with Special
Educational Needs and/or disabilities and for young women from a
range of cultural backgrounds who are experiencing domestic
violence, bullying and coercion.
Opportunities are also available for young people to develop
conflict resolution skills and there are programmes for Looked
After and unaccompanied young people, especially when they are also
at risk of substance misuse.