Our Programs

Short Breaks

When: Mid-terms, Spring & Summer holidays
Who: Ages 9-17 years
Cost: Free

Huddleston Centre is a registered Short Breaks provider in Hackney.  Short Breaks allows disabled young people to have an enjoyable break from their main carer and give their carer respite from their caring responsibilities.

Huddleston Centre provides support workers, a pick-up and drop-off service, and specialist equipment to enable young people participate in Short Breaks

Cool Gang Club

When: Tuesday evenings, Term time
Who: Ages 9-16 years
Cost: £2 per session

The club activities run every Tuesday evening, at the St Barnabas Church. Participants take part in a range of fun activities including games, movie nights, sports, drama, films, arts & crafts, day trips, etc.

We provide support workers, a drop-off service and equipment to enable members to take part in the club’s activities.

Club members subscribe £2 per session. The Cool Gang Club is part of our ‘youth project’ funded by grants and other donors.

Social Club

When: Friday evenings – Term time
Who: Ages 17-25 years
Cost: £2 per session

Social Club activities run every Friday evening. Participants take part in a range of activities including games, sports, and film nights, learning about health and independence, going on day trips/outings and residentials.

We provides support workers, a drop-off service and specialist equipment to enable the young people take part in the club’s activities.

Club members subscribe £2 per session. The club is part of our Youth Project funded by grants and other donors.

Access Project

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

Our Access Project aims to improve access to sports and leisure activities for high-needs users aged 9-17 years in Hackney and the City of London

We provide support workers, accessible transport and specialist equipment to enable users to actively make the most of their local leisure centres.

Sessions run every Wednesday after school, during term time.

This project is funded by the City & Hackney’s NHS CCG.

Hackney Village/Limitless

When: Last week August – Annually
Who: 11 – 25 years
Cost: Free
This is a unique and exciting annual theatre project for young disabled people living in Hackney. Hosted by Hackney Empire and coordinated by  our Children’s Disability Forum. T
This week of creative activities offers participants the opportunity to collaborate with practicing actors, musicians, artists and designers, to create and develop their own performance piece and showcased at the end of the week, live on stage, at Hackney Empire’s Stage 2.

Booking is essential and we start accepting applications at the end of June annually.

Children’s Disability Forum

When: 6-8 weeks calendar of activities
Who: Parents/carers and Disabled Young people
Cost: Free

Huddleston Centre coordinates the City & Hackney Children’s Disability Forum (CDF), funded by the NHS CCG to enable parents, carers, disabled children and young people to provide feedback to commissioners and statutory services about health and well-being services provisions for disabled children. There is the ‘Young Peoples Voices’, ‘Parents/Carers Forum’ and ‘Deep Dives’ interventions that enable young people and their parents/carers give feedback in matters that concern them most in healthcare services provision.

These are done through coffee mornings, information sessions, support groups and listening posts every 6-8 weeks.  All are welcome.

For more information about our clubs contact the centre on 020 8985 9089, or email info@huddleston.org.uk