YOUTH ADVICE NETWORK

The Youth Advice Network is a directory of services available for young people in Wandsworth making it easy to find local information and services you require in the borough. Navigate by using the links to the left to find what you are looking for on the website, or contact us directly on 020 3195 1906 if you want more help with finding or getting access to the services listed.

YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS

In BOROUGH

Disability and Social Care Advice Service 

DASCAS gives independent advice and help to Wandsworth residents on any aspect of disability and related social care issues and disabilities benefits.

Battersea Library, 265 Lavendar Hill, London, SW11 1JB

020 7978 7306

Roehampton CAB

They provide information, advice and support to local people to enable them to manage their affairs and live independent and resilient lives.

116 Roehampton Lane, Roehampton, London, SW15 4HR

020 7042 0333

South West London Law Centres

An independent registered charity providing specialised legal advice and assistance covering Wandsworth, Merton, Croydon, Kingston-upon-Thames, Richmond-upon-Thames and Sutton in South West London.

76 Falcon Road,

London

SW11 2LR

020 8767 2777

Springfield Law Centre

An independent charity open to patients of the South West London and St George’s (Mental Health) Trust, their relatives and carers. The Law Centre provides specialist legal advice on housing, debt, welfare benefits, mental health and community care.

Building 7, Springfield University Hospital

61 Glenburnie Road, London, SW17 7DJ

0208 767 6884

Tooting Library CAB

They provide information, advice and support to local people to enable them to manage their affairs and live independent and resilient lives.

75 Mitcham Road

London

SW17 9PD

0208 767 0543

VoiceAbility (Wandsworth Advocates)

 Offers services across the advocacy and involvement spectrum.

Unit B203, Trident Business Centre, 89 Bickersteth Road, Tooting, London, SW17 9SH

020 7924 7772

OUT OF BOROUGH

Just For Kids Law

Delivers holistic, client-led support to children and young people from crisis to stability and onwards into independence.

The Black & Minority Ethnic Advice Network

An integrated network of advice services, delivered for and by the people from London's migrant refugee communities

Citizens Advice

Provide free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

Coram

Coram helps children and young people develop their skills and emotional health, finds adoptive parents and upholds children’s rights, creating a change that lasts a lifetime.

Turn2us

A free service that helps people in financial need to access welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help – online, by phone and face to face through our partner organisations.

HEALTH & WELLBEING

In BOROUGH

Asha

The Asha Projects offers secure, temporary accommodation for South Asian women and children fleeing domestic violence. Women can stay in accommodation called refuges, which are shared with other women who have similar experiences. The Asha Project also works in partnership with the Forced Marriage Unit to provide information and support to university students who are experiencing pressure to get married.

Care4Me

A new community directory for care and self help organisations in Wandsworth. We provide a free web directory of services in Wandsworth area.

020 8812 6700

Catch22 18+ Young People's Health

Substance misuse and mental health services

 201-203 Lavender Hill, London, SW11 5TB

07770573131

Generate(Opportunities Ltd)

Create better days and better lives for people with a learning disability by working together with them and the people who know them well.  Their intention is to provide purpose, develop independence and encourage connections through people, places and activity.

73 Summerstown

London, SW17 0BQ

0208 879 6333

07943 753932

Home Start

Focusing on early intervention, they work with young, vulnerable parents in their home to help them build strong, healthy and happy families where they and their children can thrive and ultimately fulfil their full potential within the community and in life.

2nd Floor, 20-22 York Road, Battersea, London, SW11 3QJ

020 7924 5268

It's All About Us

Offers advice, support and information.  The service is for looked after children and young people, especially those who are experiencing being in care for the first time. From 0 years to 16 years

43-51 Wandsworth High Street, Wandsworth, London, SW18 2PU

020 8871 8274

Katherine Low Settlement Youth Club

Various community projects to support children and their families, older people, newly-arrived communities, and in the future with unemployed people.

108 Battersea High Street, Battersea, London

SW11 3HP

020 7223 2845

Metro HIV Support

Promotes health, wellbeing, equality & participation through youth services, mental health & wellbeing services, sexual & reproductive health & HIV services and community participation & involvement.

Courtyard Clinic, St. George's Hospital, Blackshaw Road, London, SW17 0QT

020 8725 3353 or  020 8725 3354

MyBnk

MyBnk is an award-winning UK charity that teaches young people how to manage their money and set up their own enterprise.

Unit 4.Huguenot Place, Heneage Street, London, E1 5LN, 020 7377 8770

Positive Activities for Young People (PAYP)

PAYP is a Government funded programme and provides developmental and diversionary activities to young people aged 8-19 years, who are at risk of offending or social exclusion.

Wandsworth, London, SW18 1AQ

020 8871 5072/5395

020 8870 6273

Positive Parents’ Action

An independent parents' forum which aims to improve provision for all disabled children and young people from 0-25 years old, living in the Borough of Wandsworth.

c/o Contact a Family, 1 Siward Rd. Earlsfield, London, SW17 0LA

020 8947 5260

Rethink Mental Illness

c/o Springfield Advocacy Service. Various community projects to support children and their families, older people, newly-arrived communities, and in the future with unemployed people.

Rooms 11 & 12, Building 3, Springfield Hospital, 61 Glenburnie Road, London, SW17 7DJ

Share a Family Wandsworth

Home care agency

Early Years Centre, 1 Siward Road, Earlsfield, London,  SW17 0LA

020 8947 5317

South London Refugee Association

formerly Merton & Wandsworth Asylum Welcome. Aims to relieve poverty and distress by supporting refugees, asylum seekers and newly arrived migrants in South London.

The Vestry Hall, London Road, Mitcham, Croydon, CR4 3UD

020 8646 6564

South West London Recovery College

The UK's first mental health recovery study and training facility providing a range of courses and resources for service users, families, friends, carers and staff. The college aims to support people become experts in their own self care and for families, friends, carers and staff to better understand mental health conditions and support people in their recovery journey

Building 28, Springfield University Hospital, Glenburnie Road, London, SW17 7DJ

020 3513 5818

The George Shearing Centre

The Centre is for young people aged 13-25 years old with severe learning disabilities and complex needs; offers various activities and facilities including pool, drumming, football, art, computers, the Wii and a sensory room.

Este Road, Clapham Junction, London, SW11 2TF
020 7228 2230

Together - Wandsworth Your Way

Focusing on early intervention, they work with young, vulnerable parents in their home to help them build strong, healthy and happy families where they and their children can thrive and ultimately fulfil their full potential within the community and in life.

Heathbridge Medical Centre, 125 Upper Richmond Rd, London, SW15 2TL
07874235865

Tooting Health Centre

Sexual Health Service.

Bevill Allen Close, SW17 8PX
0208 812 5654

Victim Support

The independent charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales.

17-19 Falcon Rd, London, SW11 2PH
08454503936 

Wandsworth Advice

Aim to bring the advice sector together to collaborate more effectively and to trial new ways of working. They will be focussing on four strands: Access, Outcomes, Prevention and Resilience

Katherine Low Centre, 108 Battersea High St, London, SW11 3HP
0207 042 0327

Wandsworth CAMHS Learning Disabilities Team

Provide a range of services for children and young people aged 0-18, their families and/or carers experiencing severe and enduring mental health difficulties

Entrance 2, Joan Bicknell Centre.South West London & St. Georges Mental Health Nhs Trust, Springfield Hospital, 61 Glenburnie Road. London, SW17 7DJ
020 3513 5000

Wandsworth Carers Centre

They help anyone who finds themselves caring for a friend or relative. They work to support Carers to continue to do so, as well as look after their own health and well-being.

181 Wandsworth High St, London, SW18 4JE
02088771200

Wandsworth Floating Housing Support - Mental Health

A combined mental health, complex needs and single homelessness service working with people from the age of 18 upwards - self referrals taken.

Rayners Court, Unit 1, 737 Garratt Lane, Earlsfield, SW17 0PD
0208 821 5365

Wandsworth IAPT - mental health therapy

Part of a national initiative to help people with common mental health problems gain timely access to effective psychological therapies

Building 17 (Ghodse), Entrance 3, Springfield University Hospital, 61 Glenburnie Road, London, SW17 7DJ

020 3513 6264

Wandsworth LGBT Forum

To improve the lives of LGBT people living, working and studying in Wandsworth.

07772 106540

Wandsworth Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Support Group

Supports people with Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia, their family and carers.

The Office, 15 Broadwater Road, Tooting, SW17 0DS
020 8682 9489

Wandsworth Young Carers Project

Substance misuse and mental health services

London, SW11 3HP
020 7254 6251 / 020 7254 6251

WoWMums

Focusing on early intervention, they work with young, vulnerable parents in their home to help them build strong, healthy and happy families where they and their children can thrive and ultimately fulfil their full potential within the community and in life.

Senia Dedic, c/o Katherine Low Settlement, 108 Battersea High Street, London, SW11 3HP

07811 660580

Young Minds

YoungMinds website has resources for young people with mental health difficulties.

44 20 7089 5050

Youth Access

Youth Access is the national membership organisation for young people's information, advice, counselling and support services (YIACS).

Youth Access, 1-2 Taylors Yard, 67 Alderbrook Road
London SW12 8AD
02088716733

Youth Health Jury

A voluntary participation and consultation project that enables young people in Wandsworth to have a voice in health matters and influence commissioning decisions that affect them.

Wandsworth CCG Head Office, 1st Floor, 73-75 Upper Richmond Road, SW15 2SR
020 8812 6600

Rehab 4 Addiction

Established in 2012 by Oliver Clark, Rehab 4 Addiction is an advisory and referral service for people who suffer from alcohol, drug and behavioural addiction

Astral House, 129
Middlesex St
London, E1 7JJ

0800 140 4690

EDUCATION & WORK

In BOROUGH

Connexion Services

Connexion service for young people to learn, have fun and relax, and  support the participation of young people in learning and work.

Various Locations, Roehampton, Tooting, Battersea
020 8871 5222

Future Skills Training

Provide both alternative education and youth services through a range of effective and targeted projects, including: mentoring;

under 18 football; youth café; personal and social development workshops; tutoring.

Crypt Office, St. Mark's Church, Battersea Rise, London, SW11 1EJ
020 7801 6924 or 07976 239118

NACRO

Advice/help to reduce crime and reoffending by designing and delivering programmes that equip people with the skills, advice, attitude and support they need to move their lives on and move away from crime.

Golden Arrow House, 237a Queenstown Road, Battersea, London, SW8 3NP
020 7978 3000

Putney Job Club

Job club and assistance with job search

The Yard, 401-403 Tildesley Rd, London,
SW15 3BD
020 8785 9530

South Thames College

Apprenticeship opportunities

Various campuses
020 8918 7777

Spear Course

A free interactive six-week course to help young people kick start their careers.

St. Marks Battersea Rise, London, SW11 1EJ
020 3327 0185

Thames College Enrichment Team

The Enrichment Room is a dedicated social space for students. Supervised by a team of youth workers.

Wandsworth High St, London, SW18 2PP
020 8918 7777

Training and Resource Centre

This service offers a range of activities and courses for young people aged 11-19 years or up to 25 years old for young people with disabilities.

St. Faiths, Alma Road, Wandsworth, London, SW18 1AA
020 8871 8530

Wandhub - Local Offer

Information for children and young people aged 0 -25 years with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and their families, living in Wandsworth.

Wandsworth High Street (10,554.80 km)
SW18 2PU Wandsworth, UK
020 8871 7899

Balham Gateway Club

Balham Gateway Club is a social club for people over 16 years old with mild to moderate learning disabilities and offers activities such as games, craft nights, music, and yoga.

Trinity St Mary's CE School, 6 Balham Park Road, London, SW12 8DR
07837 612 238

Wandsworth Wise Apprenticeship

Wandsworth Lifelong Learning offer an extensive programme of informal adult education to over 11,000 people of all ages, backgrounds and experiences each year, and have been running a successful Apprenticeship programme for 5 years.

Gwynneth Morgan Centre
SW18 2HJ London, UK

44 20 8871 8055

Work Match

Wandsworth Work Match has been set up by the council to help match out of work local people with new jobs in the borough with live job vacancies and is regularly updated to support Wandsworth residents into work.

100 Falcon Road,

Battersea, London, SW11 2LH
020 8871 5191

WorkRight Employment Scheme

Run by Wandsworth Council and supports disabled people aged 16 years and over living in the Borough, to gain experience and skills which will help them to get a permanent job and stay in employment.

Wandsworth Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 2PU
020 8871 5277 or 07717 688 277

OUT OF BOROUGH

National Careers Service (young people's pages)

Careers/Job advice and help.

Youth Networks

Sharing volunteer opportunities and projects for EVS in Europe.

Commonwealth Secretariat Headquarters
Marlborough House Pall Mall London, SW1Y 5HX
United Kingdom
44 (0) 20 7747 6500

Things to do

In BOROUGH

Caius House Youth Club

Various activities to socialise; engage in sport, music, media, dance, art and cook, learn new skills, in a community that is safe where everyone is encouraged to flourish and have fun.

2 Holman Rd, London, SW11 3RL
020 3818 6210

Carney's Community

A registered charity, gets disadvantaged and excluded young people off the street and away from a life of crime and despair by giving them skills, discipline and self respect

30 Petworth Street, London, SW11 4QW

020 7228 0506

Infuse Youth Cafe

This is an open, multi faith, youth club with a café focus and music for young people in the Clapham and Wandsworth areas based in the crypt at St Marks Battersea Rise. The service is for young people aged 11-18 years.

St. Marks Church, Battersea Rise, London, SW11 1EJ
020 7801 6924

Islamic Youth Group

This group provides a safe and friendly environment for young people to develop their self and group identity as young Muslims.

73 Falcon Road, Clapham Junction, London, SW11 2PG
020 7228 4267

Providence House Youth Club

A youth club that runs various activities. As well as general pool, table tennis, PS4 and space to play football they run regular sessions giving young people opportunities to learn new skills and explore new hobbies and sports.

138 Falcon Road, Clapham Junction, London, SW11 2LW
020 7228 0433

Regenerate

Works with young people and families in Roehampton. Runs the youth centre on the Ashburton estate, along with many other project  for young people provides opportunities to empower people to make positive changes in their lives and the lives of others through relationships and creative initiatives.

4 Portswood Place, Roehampton, London, SW15 4ED
020 8878 4301

Roehampton Youth Club

The Roehampton Youth Centre provides a space where young people can have fun, learn new things and meet new friends. The club has a music studio, sports hall and gym. The Centre is open to anyone aged 11 to 19 and up to 25 if you have a disability.

6 Holybourne Avenue, Roehampton, London, SW15 4DT
020 8871 5252

Sound Minds

A user led charity and social enterprise transforming the lives of people experiencing mental ill health through participation in arts activities.

20-22 York Road, Battersea, London, SW11 3QA

020 7207 1786

The GAP Youth Club

Offers a safe, social space for LGBTq (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or questioning their sexuality) young people to meet up, providing access to group activities and workshops as well as providing one-to-one support and advice

Wandsworth High Street, Wandsworth, London, SW18 2PU
07884425408

Vineyard

Job club and Food Bank

Saint Cecilia’s School, Sutherland Grove, London, SW18 5JR
020 8785 9530

Wandsworth Libraries

The Town Hall, Wandsworth High Street, London, SW18 2PU
020 8871 6000

OUT OF BOROUGH

Young Roots

Works with community based partners to provide support and activities for young refugees and asylum seekers and enables access to educational and social development opportunities for young refugees and migrants.

079 6282 1144

GLS South London Scouts

Actively engage and support young people in their personal development, empowering them to make a positive contribution to society.

0843 289 0712

British Youth Council

The National Youth Council of the UK. A youth-led charity, Empower young people aged 25 and under to influence and inform the decisions that affect their lives. Support young people to get involved in their communities and democracy locally, nationally and internationally, making a difference as volunteers, campaigners, decision-makers and leaders.

CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Road, London, N1 6AH

020 7250 8374

UK Youth Parliament

Run by young people for young people, UKYP provides opportunities for 11-18 year-olds to use their voice in creative ways to bring about social change.

CAN Mezzanine, 49-51 East Road, London, N1 6AH

020 7250 8374

 
 
 
 
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