06 01 '21
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…

05 06 '20

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…

12 03 '20

There’s been intense media coverage about the Coronavirus recently so we wanted to get in touch to let you know about the measures we have in place to reduce risk. Like most public spaces in the UK, Future Youth Zone will remain open as usual unless official guidance changes. We are increasing the frequency of…

19 02 '20

16% of young people in Barking and Dagenham are at risk of going hungry over the holiday period.* At Future Youth Zone 20% of the young people that attend are entitled to free school meals, but don’t have access to this during the holidays. It is clear over the holidays that there is huge financial…

06 02 '20

Young people and their parents and carers have increasing concerns about their safety in the community, we talk to our Head of Youth Work Zak about how Future is giving young people a safe and inspiring place to go.   “Future works on the foundations of youth work – build relationships with young people and you’ll…

16 01 '20

During the month of December our young members were decorating shoes boxes with paint, ribbons and wrapping paper. We had put a call out to the community to ask for any donations of small gifts or £0.50 towards goodies. We were so grateful for all the donations we received at Future we got everything from…

03 01 '20

As HRH Duke of Sussex announced at the OnSide Awards in November; “It is with real pleasure that I can tonight announce the newest member of the OnSide family, the schools mental health charity Place2Be… Place2be’s mental health services will become available in youth zones, starting with Future Youth Zone in London later this month”…

31 12 '19

Young people from Future Youth Zone are part of the Jack Petchey Achievement Awards. This award is for young people who have gone above and beyond to achieve – perhaps when others thought they might fail. They may be used to recognise determination and for someone who has faced a challenge, a young person who…

04 12 '19

Our talented Junior members took to the stage to show off their wonderful talents in front of a very loud and proud audience. We had a range of performers, from dancers, to rappers and even a fantastic drummer. Lois kicked off the show dancing to the Ed Sheeran’s’ (feat. Stormzy) “Take Me Back to London”….

21 11 '19

Talented young people from Barking and Dagenham took to the famous Royal Albert Hall stage and performed alongside world-renowned artists to an audience of thousands and HRH Prince Harry at the OnSide Youth Zones Awards. More than 4,000 people attended the ceremony, which recognised young people’s exceptional achievements with awards presented to those who have…

Charity registration number: 1172247 | Company number: 10236576 | © 2016 FUTURE | Designed by ATTAIN

If you’d like to be added to our email mailing list to receive the latest inspirational news and find out about how you can donate and get involved with Future in other ways, fill out the form below.

Future strongly believes in your right to privacy. Read our privacy policy to find out more  here

Part of the OnSide Network