Get involved! See what’s on for you

Welcome to the home page of Redbridge Youth Service. We aim to give you opportunities and experiences that will help you to develop skills, make friends and create long and lasting memories. We hope to see you soon.

 

To attend any of our activities below, you must be registered with us. If you haven't completed it before, complete our youth services registration form. So that our emails reach you please use a personal email address, not your school one.

Dates for your calendar

June and July

The Summer holidays will soon be upon us and we are finalising a great summer of events for you to get involved with.  However, our normal term-time programme is running until the schools break up so please look below to see what's going on and we hope to see you soon. 

Thursday 23 June

Youth Club at Hainault Youth Centre: 7pm to 9.30pm 

Come and see us at Hainault Youth Centre and get involved in workshops, table tennis, pool, gaming and so much more.  For more information contact Liaquat Ali

Monday 27 June

Redbridge Youth Council Meeting: 5pm to 6.30pm, Redbridge Town Hall

This session is open to all young people in Redbridge. If you like to spend your time learning new skills and are passionate about making a positive change in Redbridge please come along.  For more details contact Raina Gee

Monday Night Youth Group:  6.15pm to 8.30pm, at Hainault Youth Centre or online via Zoom

This session is for young people with additional needs aged 13 to 24, to meet, chat and learn new skills.  For more details and to confirm the venue contact Jan Booth

Tuesday 28 June

After school club at Hainault Youth Centre: 3pm to 5.30pm

Come and join us after school for a whole range of activities including cooking, pool, table tennis, workshops, group games and gaming.  For more details contact Liaquat Ali

Boxfit at Hainault Youth Centre: 6pm to 7pm

Come and join us over the next few weeks to box your way to fitness!  This session is for females aged 14-18.  Bring along your mum or a female carer as well. For more information contact Liaquat Ali or you can book your place online. 

Youth Club at Hainault Youth Centre: 7pm to 9.30pm 

Come and see us at Hainault Youth Centre and get involved in workshops, table tennis, pool, gaming and so much more.  For more information contact Liaquat Ali

Wednesday 29 June

After school club at Hainault Youth Centre: 3pm to 5.30pm 

Come and join us after school for a whole range of activities including cooking, pool, table tennis, workshops, group games and gaming.  For more details contact Liaquat Ali

Thursday 30 June

Youth Club at Hainault Youth Centre: 7pm to 9.30pm 

Come and see us at Hainault Youth Centre and get involved in workshops, table tennis, pool, gaming and so much more.  For more information contact Liaquat Ali

Future, Focus and Fun at Hainault Youth Centre

Are you aged 16 to 18, just finished exams and not in college, work or training?  If so, we can help you gain skills you need to move on to your next destination.

The future focus & fun programme starts on 5th July and it will offer support & help with your future plans & life skills. Our dedicated team of staff will be there to help maximise your potential and prepare you for the future.  The programme runs 3 days a week, over a period of  weeks and will be delivered at Hainault Youth Centre. 

During the programme you will get:

  • A chance to gain 1 day emergency first aid certificate that you can put on your CV. – limited spaces.
  • 1-2-1 Meeting with connexions careers service to help with careers guidance and support with CV writing & interview skills
  • Meetings & group activities with youth workers
  • Workshops on team work, leadership, money management
  • Sessions that will help improve your self-esteem, motivation and confidence to make decisions.
  • Free lunch will be provided as part of the cooking session.
  • Take part in fun activities and free day trip. 

For more details and to book please contact Liaquat Ali

Duke of Edinburgh's Award

The Duke of Edinburgh's award, also known as DofE, is a life-changing adventure you don’t want to miss. 

It’s about going the extra mile! Learning new skills for work and life, getting fitter, making a difference and broadening your horizons. The coronavirus doesn’t mean your DofE needs to stop. You can start your volunteering, physical and skills sections from home or remotely using the DofE website.

There are various levels of programme which when completed lead to a Bronze, Silver or Gold DofE Award, check our DofE page for more information and information on how to enrol.

Detached Team

We work with you, the young people of Redbridge on the streets, estates and parks, who are not accessing existing youth services in Redbridge. Email Youth Service for more information.

Other ways to get involved

There are many venues across Redbridge open for young people aged from 7 to 19 years to visit.

Get involved in sport activities, including boxing, basketball and table tennis or visit a gaming zone.

Our youth club at Hainault Youth Centre not only provides workshops and sessions as listed above, but also provides additional support with homework as well as advice and guidance. 

ELOP provides a range of social activities for young people in the LGBTQ+ community.  Activities include mentoring, youth clubs and more.  They have a fantastic summer programme which offers free face-to-face activities for LGBTQ+ young people aged 12-18. This includes fun activities in the park, creative workshops and an entertainment night.  If you want to get involved with any of the above you can email youth@elop.org or call 07908 553744. 

Vision provide many activities and services for young people.  They have a Sports Club Directory and a number of regular activities which include musical theatre and youth fitness sessions.  Details of these can be found on the Vision website. 

 

We offer a wide range of activities for 11 to 18 year olds. See our information above for what's on and when.  

Come and join us at:

Hainault Youth Centre

116 Huntsman Road
Hainault
Ilford
Essex
IG6 3SY
Telephone: 020 8500 8071
Centre Manager: Liaquat Ali 

 

 

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A free hub for young people aged from 11 to 16, which promotes positive activities for girls and boys.

Offers a wide range of activities, including table tennis, snooker, gaming, and sports such as kickboxing, football, and basketball. Role models and mentors support each activity and every young person who attends can also enjoy a free hot meal, drink and dessert.

Each session will provide competition prize giveaways, with the opportunity for young people to win vouchers to a wide range of retailers including Amazon, Nando’s and JD Sports.

Open every Monday and Wednesday between 4.30pm and 9pm at RAP, Starch House Lane, Barkingside, IG6 1PU.

Contact

If you have any questions or would like further details, please call or email.

Telephone: 02085016080

Email: admin@y-p-h.co.uk

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Box-up is an award-winning organisation which provide free boxing sessions to young people aged 7 to 19 years, focusing on boxing technique, fitness and discipline, in a fun and relaxed space. We also have a team of positive role models that are willing to listen to and support you.

Free sessions

Tuesdays

Time: 7pm to 8.30pm

Age group: 13 to 19 year olds

Location:  Hainault Youth Centre, 116 Huntsman Road, Ilford, IG6 3SY

Thursday sessions will be launching soon from the new Box-up gym in Ilford Town centre

For further details call 0208 5174 446, email info@boxupcrime.org or follow @boxupcrime

Contact us

For general enquires:

Telephone: 020 8708 3444

Text Relay: 18001 020 8708 3444

Email: youthservice@redbridge.gov.uk

Follow us on Instagram: @redbridgeyouth

If you would like information on well-being, education, training and employment please look at our Redbridge Youth Hub.

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