Redbridge Youth Service (Local SEND Offer)

What is this service?

The Youth Service supports young people, aged 13-19 (up to their 25th birthday if they have additional needs), to develop skills through programmes of positive activities.

There are three youth centres in Redbridge at Loxford, Hainault and Wanstead which are dedicated to giving young people a place to meet, have fun, learn new skills with other young people.

There is a session at each youth centre targeting young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities; the session is for young people with mild to moderate learning disabilities. Young people need to have the ability to socialise with their peers and to understand and the capacity to follow the Youth Service Behaviour Charter.

A prior individual assessment will be required before acceptance for attending Centre’s session.

Activities include, sports, arts, cookery, music , discussion groups, consultation and young people led projects. There are also opportunities to access activities leading to nationally accredited programmes, such as Gateway Award and Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.

Who is it for?

Young people aged 13 - 19, or up to 25 if they have a special educational need or disability.

Outcomes for service users

To provide young people with a place to meet, have fun, and learn new skills with other young people.

To contact us by phone:

  • Hainault Youth Centre – 020 8500 08071
  • Loxford Youth Centre – 020 8487 4306 (planned from September 2023)

To contact us by email:

Summer Activity

Tuesday 22nd August

Summer Fest - 1pm to 5pm at Hainault Youth Centre

Join us for a fun afternoon at HYC that will include activities such as creative art, tie dye printing, music and sport challenges.  Food will be provided!

Please register to reserve your space and let us know if you have any skin or food allergies.

Where to go


Hainault Youth Centre
116 Huntsman Road
Hainault, Road

Loxford Youth Centre (planned from September 2023)
Loxford Lane

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Term time only Hainault Youth Centre – Monday 7.00 to 9.30pm Loxford Youth Centre – Tuesday 7.00 to 9.30pm Wanstead Youth Centre Wednesday 4.00 to 9.30pm

Other Details

Membership fee - £4 per term or £12 per year. Additional fee may apply for specific purposes.


Age Ranges
13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24
Referral required
Referral Details

How to access this service: Call or email to book an appointment

Self referral or from other services or agencies. For details please refer to the Criteria for accessing Youth Service provision.

Related Links

Redbridge Youth Hub

Multi Agency Resource Centre Online (MARCO)

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