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Youth Activities

For children and young people who are looking for more to do in Croydon.

Company/Service nameDescriptionContact InfoClient groups served
Croydon Youth Service Team• Youth Forum
• Youth Training
• Croydon’s Young Mayor
• The Young Mayor’s Fund
• Youth Commissioners

• Empire Miniz
• Empire JR (Children in Care Council)
• E.M.P.I.R.E (Leaving Care Forum)

• The Hub (youth club)
• Takeover Challenge

• Offer wide range of programmes/ activities during school holidays.
• Safe places for young people to access services in the community.
boris.rupnik@croydon.gov.uk
Tel: 07732072165




porsha.robinson@croydon.gov.uk
Tel: 07825725586


anne-marie.marshall@croydon.gov.uk
Tel: 07881853509

8 Mint Walk
Croydon
CR0 1EA
0772944 5983
youngcroydon.org.uk
Young people aged 8-19
Girl guiding Addiscombe DistrictThis organisation empowers girls, to get involved in activities no matter their background.07906 872 166
rose7912@hotmail.co.uk
guides.4thaddiscombe@hotmail.co.uk
www.girlguidingcroydon.org
Children and young people aged 5-26
Youth Action for Monks HillMonks Hill Youth Club offers
• cooking
• games consoles,
• discussions
• sport
• tuck shop
Monks Hill Sports Centre,
Farnborough Avenue.
CR2 8HD
07985 936 185
www.croydonyps.org.uk
Young people aged 11-18
Croydon Youth Theatre Organisation (CYTO)Provides opportunities for young people to develop and create live theatre and performances through workshops The Shoestring theatre
Oakley road,
South Norwood
SE25 4XG
0208 655 1098
www.cyto.org.uk
Young people aged 13-21
44th Croydon Air Scout GroupScout Active Support allows people to give their time to ScoutingSt Andrew's Church Hall,
Quadrant Road,
Thornton Heath CR7 7DA
020 8771 9445
084 5300 1818
info@croydonscouting.org.uk
www.croydonscouting.org.uk
Young people aged 6-18
CAYSHCAYSH works with young people facing homelessness in London, providing safe homes and support.CAYSH Head Office
2 Whitgift Street,
Croydon CR0 1FL
020 8683 0227
077 1809 3893
info@caysh.org
www.caysh.org
Young people aged 16 - 21
CAYSH -
CROYDON DROP IN ZONE
A drop in zone at Croydon Council's Turnaround centre a place for young people to get advice and support.Croydon Turnaround Centre
51/55 South End
Croydon CR0 1BF
info@caysh.org
www.caysh.org
Children and young people aged up to 21
PlayPlace Innov8 CiCProviding a range of free activities for children, young people and communities pre and after school21 Wayside, Field Way,
New Addington
CR0 9DA
016 898 67366
www.playplace.org
Children and young people aged 8-19
CR3 Youth Project (Skaterham)Community Project primarily run as a Skatepark.Skaterham, The Chapel (opposite Tesco)
The Village, Guards Avenue
Caterham, Surrey CR3 5XL
01883 348 184
marilyn.payne2@ntlworld.com
www.skaterham.com
Young people aged 5-25
Croydon Borough Girls Football Club An under 18s all girls team who play in the surrey county girls league.Croydon Sport Arena
Albert Road
South Norwood
SE25 4QL
daveharris01@btinternet.com
Under 15 girl’s football team.
Website says they are currently recruiting 16/17 year olds.
FSE Community Group
• Sports
• Training and education on healthy eating.
351 Grange Road
Upper Norwood
SE19 3BS
078 4988 3520
fseprojectmail@gmail.com
www.fseprojects.co.uk
Children and young people aged 5-16
Reaching Higher
Reaching Higher works have created a coaching environment where young people can engage in a wide range of activities including:
• Performing Arts (dance, music, drama),
• Creative Arts (fashion, design, art)
• Sports, with a particular emphasis on football
South Norwood Methodist Church
Suffolk Road
London SE25 6EG
020 8768 5853
020 8945 5560
chris@reachinghigher.org.uk
www.reachinghigher.org.uk
Young people aged 13 -18
Employability day aged 15 -21
Gloves not GunzGloves Not Gunz supports the community to tackle youth violence and crime. Using boxing as a tool for engagement.Norbury Park Pavilion
Norbury SW16 3LX
07583 574 288
info@glovesnotgunz.com
fsecommunitygroup.btck.co.uk
Children and young people aged 10-24
Palace for life foundationPalace for Life Foundation cover a broad spectrum, from:
• Free football sessions for young people
• Delivering engaging assemblies
• Workshops in local schools and colleges
Selhurst Park
London SE25 6PU
020 8768 6047
admin@palaceforlife.org
www.palaceforlife.org
Young people aged 11+
The Bridge Youth Club – Metro Youth Provides a safe place for young people to engage while also sharing their feelings about their sexuality, sexual orientation and gender identity.020 8305 5004
youth@metrocharity.org.uk
metrocharity.org.uk
Young people aged 11-16 and aged 17-25
Young People’s Sexual Health Service - Croydon Health Services NHSInformation and services for young people on:
• Sexual and mental health issues
• Drugs & alcohol
• Relationship problems.
www.gettingiton.org.ukYoung people aged 13-19
The Children and Young People (CYP) Service - Victim SupportSupport for children and young people aged 4–17 affected by crime080 8168 9111
020 7801 1777
www.victimsupport.org.uk
Children and young people aged 4–17 affected by crime
You & Co youth programme –Victim SupportHelps young people cope with the impact and effects of crime. The crime does not have to be reported to the police to get support.080 8168 9111
www.youandco.org.uk
Young people under 18 affected by crime
Young men’s service - Safer LondonWorks 1-2-1 with young men aged 11-18 with harmful or inappropriate attitudes to relationships.020 7021 0301
HSBreferrals@saferlondon.org.uk
info@saferlondon.org.uk
saferlondon.org.uk
Young people aged 11-18
Through the Croydon Youth Offending Service
The PointSexual Health clinic specifically for young people only. London Road
Croydon CR7 7YE
020 8401 3002
www.gettingiton.org.uk
Children, Young people aged under 18
Self-referral
1st New Addington Scout GroupThis organisation provides fun, adventurous and challenging activities for young people.90 Central Parade,
New Addington,
CR0 9ET
077 0927 0451
0845 2658 311
pjtarrant@hotmail.co.uk
new-addington.cylex-uk.co.uk
www.croydonscouting.org.uk
Children aged 6-14 living in Fieldway or New Addington
Croydon Phab Youth ClubCroydon Phab Youth Club is an inclusive youth club for disabled and non-disabled young people.Eldon Phab Hall, Dering Place,
50 Wandle Road
Croydon, CR0 1DT
07930 202 242
croydonyouth@phab.org.uk
www.phab.org.uk
Children and Young People aged 9-25
Disabled People (Any age
Timebridge Youth Centre
Youth Centre.
Fieldway, New Addington
Croydon CR0 9AZ
01689 842 992
www.timebridge-centre.co.uk
Children aged 8-13
Sir Phillip Game Youth CentreYouth club with a range of activities on offer in Addiscombe.38 Morland Avenue,
Addiscombe CR0 6EA
020 8662 9222
contact@spgcentre.co.uk
contact@spg.myzen.co.uk
Girls Group Youth activities -Young Roots
Aims to help girls to build self-esteem and self-awareness. 13-14 Katharine Street
Croydon
CR0 1NX
020 7346 165
075 5741 4844
youngroots.org.uk
Young refugee and asylum seeking girls aged 11-21
Mixed Youth Group activities -Young RootsAt the youth group young people engage in a combination of creative and practical sessions.St Mary Magdalene Church, Canning Rd
Croydon CR0 6QD
youngroots.org.uk
Young refugee and asylum seeking aged 11-25
St Francis Church - Monk’s Hill Youth Club
Youth club sessions in Monk’s Hill Sport Centre every Thursday, 6.30-8.00pmMonks Hill Sports Centre, Farnborough Rd
Selsdon
079 8593 6185
www.stfrancismonkshill.org.uk
Young people aged 11-18
Jimmy Asher FoundationDeliver a variety of youth support programmes and activities. Totterdown Mews
Tooting SW17 8TA
020 3879 9520
info@jimmyasherfoundation.org
www.jimmyasherfoundation.org/
Young people aged 8-18 or 21 with disabilities
Girls Group Youth activities -Young RootsAims to help girls to build self-esteem and self-awareness. 13-14 Katharine Street
Croydon CR0 1NX
020 7346 165
075 5741 4844
youngroots.org.uk
Young refugee and asylum seeking girls aged 11-21
Mixed Youth Group activities -Young RootsAt the youth group young people engage in a combination of creative and practical sessions.St Mary Magdalene Church, Canning Rd
Croydon CR0 6QD
youngroots.org.uk
Young refugee and asylum seeking aged 11-25
St Francis Church -
Monk’s Hill Youth Club
Youth club sessions in Monk’s Hill Sport Centre every Thursday, 6.30-8.00pmMonks Hill Sports Centre, Farnborough Rd
Selsdon
079 8593 6185
www.stfrancismonkshill.org.uk
Young people aged 11-18
Jimmy Asher FoundationDeliver a variety of youth support programmes and activities. Totterdown Mews
Tooting SW17 8TA
020 3879 9520
info@jimmyasherfoundation.org
www.jimmyasherfoundation.org
Young people aged 8-18 or 21 with disabilities
Legacy Youth ZoneProvide a safe environment where young people enjoy themselves with a wide range of activities.125 Whitehorse Rd
Croydon CR0 2LG
020 3976 9990
enquiries@legacyyouthzone.org
www.legacyyouthzone.org/contact-us
Children and young people aged 8-19
National Autistic
Society – Cool Club
The NAS Cool Club is a Youth Group for young people aged 11-18 years with a diagnosis of an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Mansfield House, 1A Mansfield Place
South Croydon CR2 6HP
0808 800 4104
croydonbranch@nas.org.uk
Young people aged 11-18
Music ReliefEmpowerment workshops for young people to inspire, build confidence and boost self-esteem. 82 London Road,
Croydon CR0 2TB
020 3633 0560
office@music.relief.com
music-relief.com
Young people aged 8-15
Ficos WorldYouth led group which runs a bi-weekly youth forum targeted at young people aged 11 – 18.23 Frederick Gardens
Croydon CR0 2PP
07961 208 856
ficos_world@hotmail.com
Do It Generation LtdArts classes for children and young people. Outreach work with schools and the community.56 Malvern Road
Thornton Heath CR7 7LQ
07586 805 466
info@doitgen.com
Mixed Youth Group activities -Young RootsAt the youth group young people engage in a combination of creative and practical sessions.St Mary Magdalene Church, Canning Rd
Croydon CR0 6QD
youngroots.org.uk
St Francis Church - Monk’s Hill Youth ClubYouth club sessions in Monk’s Hill Sport Centre every Thursday, 6.30-8.00pm.Monks Hill Sports Centre, Farnborough Rd
Selsdon
079 8593 6185
www.stfrancismonkshill.org.uk
Mighty Men of Valour
Provides mentoring support working with Probation and the Youth Offending Service. Support for young men in Social Care and respite. Men’s only forum. 14 Willis Road
Croydon CR0 2XX
0800 0731325
info@mightymenofvalour.org
mightymenofvalomightymenofvalour.orgur@live.co.uk
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