01 04 '20
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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
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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
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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…

12 03 '20
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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
Comments Off on How is Future Youth Zone helping to fight Holiday Hunger?

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
Comments Off on How is trampolining and guitars helping keep young people safe?

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
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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
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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
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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
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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”….

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