Our Programs

Short Breaks

When: Scheduled program of weekends and school holidays
Who: Ages 9-17
Cost: Free

The Huddleston Centre is a registered Short Breaks provider in the London Borough of Hackney.  Short Breaks allows young people with a disability to have an enjoyable break away from their main carer and give their carer a break from their caring responsibilities.

The Huddleston Centre provides support workers, fully accessible transport and specialist equipment to enable local young people to take part in Short Breaks

Short Breaks are for young people aged 9-17 years.

Social Club

When: Friday nights during term time
Who: Ages 16-25
Cost: £2

The Club runs at Forest Road Hub every Friday night during term time. Participants take part in a range of activities including outings, learning about health and independence, games, sports, and film nights.

The Huddleston Centre provides support workers, fully accessible transport and specialist equipment to enable local young people to take part in the Club’s activities.

The Social Club is for young people aged 16-25 years.

Members of the Club subscribe each term, at a cost of £2 per session. The Social Club is funded by The Huddleston Centre, supported by private donors.

Access Project

When: Wednesdays after school during term time.
Who: Ages 9-17
Cost: Free

Our Access Project aims to improve access to sports and leisure activities for children and young people aged between 9 and 17 years, living in the London Boroughs of City and Hackney.

Participants in the Project have high needs due to a range of disabilities. The Huddleston Centre provides support workers, accessible transport and specialist equipment to enable participants to get active and make the most of their local leisure centre.

The Project  runs every Wednesday after school during term time.

The Access Project is funded by the NHS through the City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Cool Gang Club

When: Tuesday evenings during term time
Who: Ages 9-15
Cost: £2

The Cool Gang Club is for young people aged 9 to 15 years.

The Club runs at Forest Road Hub every Tuesday evening during term time. Participants take part in a range of fun activities including games, sports, cooking, drama, films, arts and crafts and much more.

The Huddleston Centre provides support workers, fully accessible transport and specialist equipment to enable local young people to take part in the Club’s activities.

Members of the Club subscribe each term, at a cost of £2 per session. The Cool Gang Club is funded by The Huddleston Centre, supported by private donors.

Hackney Village / Limitless

When: End of September Annually
Who: Ages 11-25
Cost: Free
Hackney Village is a unique and exciting annual theatre programme for young disabled people living in Hackney. Hosted by Hackney Empire and coordinated by the Children’s Disability Forum and the Huddleston Centre, this week of creative activity offers them the opportunity to collaborate with practicing actors, musicians, artists and designers, to create and develop their own performance showcased at the end of the week live on stage at Hackney Empire’s Stage 2.

Booking is essential and will be accepted from June

 

 

Children’s Disability Forum

When: Regular calendar of events
Who: Parents, carers, children and young people
Cost: Free

The Huddleston Centre hosts the City & Hackney Children’s Disability Forum

The CDF is funded by the NHS City & Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group to provide opportunities for parents, carers, children and young people to give feedback to commissioners and statutory services about the provision of health and wellbeing services for disabled children.

This year sees the launch of our ‘Young Peoples Voice’ program, where we aim to hear from our young people, giving them a voice in matters that concern them most, especially healthcare provision.

The Huddleston Centre runs coffee mornings, information sessions, support groups, activities, and listening posts as part of the Forum.  All welcome.

 

For more information about our clubs contact our Youth Project Manager, Cassandra Delisser on 020 8985 9089.

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