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Date updated: 21/06/2022

Our drop in youth sessions are somewhere for young people to relax in a safe and friendly environment staffed by qualified youth workers. We offer access to trips, activities and the Summer Youth Programme each year.

Our providers include: Society Links and Prospects. Our providers have been commissioned to deliver activities and sessions for range of young people from as young as six up to 19 years old (up to 25 years old for young people with SEND) in the City of London at Golden Lane Community Centre, Middlesex Street and Mansell Street.

About our providers

Society Links drop-in youth sessions are somewhere for young people to relax and socialise in a safe and friendly environment staffed by qualified youth workers. They offer access to activities, trips and the annual Summer Youth Programme.

The City of London Corporation have commissioned SocietyLinks Tower Hamlets to deliver twice weekly youth sessions and activities for young people from eight to 19 years old (up to 25 years old for those with SEND) in the City of London at Golden Lane Community Centre and Portsoken Community Centre, with separate sessions for 8-12 year olds and 13-19 year olds.

SocietyLinks is very proud to be delivering the City of London Youth and Play Service. With more than a decade of youth provision experience, they are committed to delivering dynamic, high-quality youth services developed through collective consultation and planning to meet the needs of the young people of the City of London.

Young people are the future. The youth provision nurtures and supports young people’s ambitions, ideas and creativity to enable them to become confident, empowered adults and fulfil their potential and dreams. Society Links' youth staff are highly experienced at engaging young people from all backgrounds and developing activities to meet their evolving needs.

SocietyLinks is also pleased to be providing targeted support and opportunities to the refugee community in the City of London.

Each year, Prospects works with thousands of young people to help them transition into adulthood with the skills, knowledge and experience they need for the future.

We commission Prospects to ensure that every young person living, working or studying in the City of London has the opportunity to express themselves, are safe and feel safe and have the advice and support that they need.

Prospects offers information, advice and guidance on education, employment and training options available to young people aged 13-19 (under 25 with additional needs) living in the City of London

For more information contact Prospects.

The City of London Scouts are the one of the largest Scout Groups in North London with over 100 members. The group was founded in 1908 and is the only group within the boundaries of the City of London.

They are currently based near Aldgate and welcome young people of any faith aged between six and 18 into the group. Their website provides additional information for prospective members, youth members, leaders, parents and supporters of the group.

The City of London Volunteer Police Cadets is a uniformed voluntary organisation for young people living in the City and surrounding boroughs.

The scheme promotes a practical understanding of policing amongst all young people and encourages the spirit of adventure and good citizenship through volunteering in the community. If you are aged 12-16 and are interested in policing, then this could be for you.

You will be working with a core team of police officers, police staff and volunteers, having the opportunity to become involved in fundraising events, local community problem solving operations as well as high profile civic events.