Choose your future 2020-08-06T17:18:25+01:00

Croydon’s Choose Your Future campaign is driven by young people. It asks you to think about the choices you make – whether it’s about carrying a knife, looking after yourself, or your goals.

Summer Activities

Our youth outreach team will be offering face to face activities and support to young people across the borough as part of our programme of summer activities. All activities will observe social distancing in accordance with government guidelines.

Date Afternoon 1 – 4pm Evening 5 – 8pm
Tuesday 11 August Croydon High Street (Outside Nandos) South Norwood Rec
Wednesday 12 August West Croydon Bus Garage Duppas Hill Rec
Thursday 13 August McDonald’s North End Results Day support 1-5pm McDonald’s North End Results Day support 1-5pm
Friday 14 August South Norwood Rec
Tuesday 18 August Croydon High Street (Outside Nandos) South Norwood Rec
Wednesday 19 August West Croydon Bus Garage Waddon Park
Thursday 20 August McDonald’s North End Results Day support 1-5pm McDonald’s North End Results Day support 1-5pm
Friday 21 August South Norwood Rec
Tuesday 25 August Croydon High Street (Outside Nandos) South Norwood Rec
Wednesday 26 August West Croydon Bus Garage Park Hill Park
Thursday 27 August McDonald’s North End Hamsey Green Rec
Friday 28 August South Norwood Rec

During this pandemic, we are still dedicated to supporting our young people to make positive choices, and providing you with the  help and opportunities you need. Now more than ever, self-care and good mental and emotional well-being are important for you, your friends and family

Our partners have dedicated resources available to you even in lockdown.

If you or anyone you know needs help, please use the following resources

Croydon Drop In have taken their TalkBus virtual. Young people in Croydon will be able to access their call back service to receive their counselling services.

Talk Off the Record offer both telephone and online counselling services as well as support for young carers and young refugees. They also have a range of online workshops and competitions

Ment4 provide one-to-one specialist mentoring for 12 to 17 year olds in Croydon with emotional and behavioural difficulties. Young people in this position may find it especially challenging during lockdown.

Croydon Talking Therapies are currently able to provide telephone and video 1:1 sessions for young people who are having anxiety concerning Covid-19

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Find out more about things for young people in Croydon at youngcroydon.org.uk

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