For many lucky children and teens, the summer holidays are characterised by weeks of exploring new places;enjoying travel, trips and treats; and partaking in memorable family experiences.
For countless others living in poverty, the summer holidays are defined by boredom and frustration –fertile breeding ground for strained family interactions and hanging out with the wrong crowd, loitering on the borders of petty crime.
Youth Space transforms the summer holiday period for over 80 deprived kids.
No more OFF DAYS for children in London. Like food that gets rotten and old holidays for poor kids can be a sour and rotten time of boredom,hunger and possible dangers. We give children chances to feel safe, have fun,access food and enjoy valued friendships away from inner-city struggles and disadvantage.
Lets herald DAYS ON during school days off!
Youth Space aims to:
- Children who have never been outside of inner-city London should have a chance to engage with nature and relax in rural environment, partake in sports, visit beach and focus on having fun.
- Tackle holiday hunger by enabling children who are dependent on school breakfast clubs,meals and food banks which generally reduce services during holidays to access nutritious meals everyday.
- Stay safe in supervised setting .
- Enjoy meaningful activities ,have fun,make friends try new things.
Established: July 2010
Registered Charity Number: 1136913
Board members: 4
Full time staff: 1
Part time staff: 6
Phone number: 07867555829
Address: 27 Knightland Road E5 9HRView charity accounts on the Charity Commission website
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