Targeted programmes for children and adolescents
Fun and free sessions and workshops for 8 to 24-year-olds who live, learn or earn in Hillingdon and may benefit from additional targeted support.
February half-term programme
Monday 13 to Thursday 16 February, 11am to 3pm
At Harlington Young People's Centre, Pinkwell Lane, Hayes, UB3 1PB
School years 4 to 6 | School years 7+
Get active this February half term with 4 fun-filled days of sports provided by QPR, creative arts and cooking, with an emphasis on life skills, teamwork, perseverance, problem-solving and decision making, which you will be able to apply to all aspects of life.
Need help getting to the location? Minibus pickup is available. Spaces are limited
Where: Central Uxbridge
When: 10:25am pick-uk and 3:25pm drop-off
Where: Central Ruislip
When: 10:00am pick-up and 3:45pm drop-off
Our sessions are fun, free and provided on a referral basis
We offer the following programmes throughout the year, working with children, adolescents and young adults up to the age of 24.
- BOUNCE | Ages 8 to 11
Group programme to build resilience, communication and self-esteem.
- Young Vibes | Ages 12 to 19
Group programme for supporting children to build their own wellbeing toolkit.
- iChoose | Ages 12 to 19
Weekly groups for boys and young men. Each week, explore issues that affect young people through games, cooking, craft, sport, activities and discussion.
- Unique Swagga | Ages 12 to 19
Weekly groups for girls and young women. Each week, explore issues that affect young people through games, cooking, craft, sport, activities and discussion.
- AIMS Mentoring | Ages 11 to 19
- LGBTQIA+ Drop-in | Ages 11 to 17
Monthly groups for 11 to 13-year-olds and 14 to 17-year-olds who are questioning or identify as LGBTQIA+.
- Being Me | Ages 8 to 17
Programme for children who have witnessed domestic abuse to explore self-esteem, healthy relationships and personal safety.
- KISS | Ages 11 to 19
One-to-one mentoring and support around sex, relationship, CSE and sexual health education.
- SORTED | Ages 11 to 19
One-to-one mentoring and counselling around drugs and alcohol education.
- LINK | Ages 13 to 24
One-to-one and group counselling. Delivered online and at various community locations.
- SWiTCh | Ages 8 to 11
Transition support programme delivered in school to support with the transition from Primary to Secondary school.
Professional referrals can be made for children and adolescents who:
- are aged 8 to 24-years-old and living, working, studying, or in care in Hillingdon and already receive targeted support from the council (through children's social care, our youth justice service or other intervention services)
- have the ability to participate in discussion-based and group work activities.
- are willing and able to commit to the proposed intervention
Please note: Places will be confirmed via email once your referral has been reviewed by our team.