The Ashford Youth Hub is located at
Mabledon Avenue, TN24 8BJ
3.30 - 5.00pm - WATERSIDE JUNIOR CLUB
(ages 5-10) @ Waterside Children's Centre,
Turner Close, TN24 0PQ
A group for children aged 5 (Year 1) to 10 years old (Year 5) to play, make friends and engage in positive activities. This session is ideal for those that have older siblings that attend the Ashford Youth Hub and would like to get a taste of our offer.
2.00 - 1.30pm - PARENT FORUM
An informal drop in session for parents that are need of some advice & guidance around any issues that are presenting such as routine, behaviour school attendance and more.
The drop in will also provide opportunity for parents to build support networks with Open Access staff & other parents.
3.30 - 5.00pm - 'MOVING UP' GROUP
Social activities for young people in school year 6, supporting school transition, confidence and health.
6.00 - 7.30pm - GROWTH & CHANGE
(REFERRAL ONLY GROUP)
The Growth and Change Group is a new referral only targeted, activity focused group for young people aged 11-19 who would like to engage in specific activities around supporting personal growth in emotional wellbeing and life skills as well as socialisation.
Includes cooking, arts and crafts and both local and national issue-based activities. To refer a young person please email AshfordYouthy@kent.gov.uk for a referral form and more information.
1.00 - 3.00pm - YOUNG PARENTS GROUP
A group for young parents up to age 22, to attend a group with their children, gain support, advice and guidance and to engage in childfocused activities.
6.00 - 8.00pm - ACCESS CLUB
For young people with SEN. Evening for disabled young people ages 11-25 years. Includes arts, music, personal development, social activities and fun!
3.30 - 5.00pm - YOUNG LEADERS GROUP
*by invite only
please contact us to discuss A group for young people aged 14+ that want to take more of a leadership role in the Hub. This could be helping out at events, deciding funding grant applications, deciding on plans for the Hub programme and much more!
5.00 - 6.30pm - BeYou Project
Come along to our friendly social group for LGBTQ+ young people. Somewhere to be yourself and get support and advice. Confidential, fun and safe
3.30 - 5.30pm - WELLBEING GROUP
Ages 11-19 Wellbeing group is a calm, accessible environment for young people to talk, build self esteem and confidence whilst doing various activities.
We also undertake detached Youth Work.
Various detached youth work sessions throughout the week across Ashford. Meeting young people on local streets and rural areas where they are gathering.