28 01 '21
Comments Off on Future is accredited as a Living Wage Employer

Future has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Our Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at the Youth Zone continues to receive a minimum hourly wage of £10.75. In London, nearly a fifth of all jobs pay less than the real Living Wage – around 785,000 jobs. Despite this, we have committed to pay the real Living…

06 01 '21
Comments Off on 11 Foundation Charity Football Tournament
Jeremy West, Chairman and Managing Director of West and Coe Funeral Directors with the Future FC team 

On Friday 11th December 2020, eight young people from Future Youth Zone had the opportunity to take part in a Football Competition hosted by Joe and Carly Cole’s 11 Foundation. The competition brought together teams from businesses and other organisations from across London in support of Future Youth Zone and the wider OnSide Network. The…

17 11 '20
Comments Off on Footsteps for Future

Thank you so much to all 35 of our Footsteppers that took part in the first annual Footstep for Future event this October! Each taking on the challenge of hitting 10,000 steps a day. That’s 310,000 from the 1st to the 31st of October. Every step that our amazing Footsteppers made has raised an overwhelming…

10 09 '20
Comments Off on Summer Holiday Club with lots of helping hands!

What a Summer we have had at Future Youth Zone! After moving our entire offer for young people online during lockdown, we have now come to the end of welcoming ‘Back to the Future’ 180 junior members for our action-packed Summer Holiday Club. With kind support from Barking and Dagenham Council and The National Lottery…

05 06 '20
Comments Off on Future Youth Zone receives funding from Countryside Communities Fund

Countryside, the UK’s leading mixed-tenure developer, has donated over £18,000 from the Countryside £1m communities fund to three local initiatives in Barking & Dagenham and Future was lucky enough to be one of the three local charities to receive this funding. During the coronavirus crisis, we have been supporting young people virtually through one-to-one phone…

13 05 '20
Comments Off on Future Youth Zone & BD CAN

During this period Future Youth Zone has become a community hub as part of BD CAN. The BD Can initiative exists to support anyone in the community and help with things like food and medication deliveries. Jean, who is a local resident has been self-isolating for her safety through lockdown. Jean has lived in Dagenham…

22 04 '20
Comments Off on Dear Young People…

Dear Young People, I wanted to write to you all to let you know that Future Youth Zone hasn’t been the same without you and myself and the team miss your energy, laughter and smiles. We miss not being able to hear about your day, helping you with your development and we even miss beating…

01 04 '20
Comments Off on How has youth work helped you?

Leah Eastwood-Webb Leah grew up being in and out of school getting excluded for bad behaviour and struggled with learning difficulties through her school life. She felt she was given no help from the school and wasn’t cared for. Leah also struggled with mental health and money issues with family at home. This situation caused…

24 03 '20
Comments Off on #FutureFunAtHome

We are keeping busy coming up with exciting and creative ways to keep you and your family busy with lots of games and challenges to do at home. Tell us how your are getting on and what you’d want to see more of either through our social media channels or email enquiries@futureyouthzone.org https://youtu.be/otzN_LF7t2E https://www.instagram.com/p/B-tv4azD2mW/ https://www.instagram.com/p/B_Ae3JdjFzG/

17 03 '20
Comments Off on A message from us to the community

Dear Community In light of COVID-19 (coronavirus), we want to let you know about how Future Youth Zone will be adapting our offer to be able to continue support you and respond to the changing needs of the community. From Monday 23rd March we will be changing the way in which we organise our activities…

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