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Our Time Youth Forum

Description

Service Description

Our Time is an all ability youth forum run for and by young people between the ages of 14-25 with special educational needs and disabilities. We welcome young people of all abilities.
Our Time was established in 2017 to make sure:
• Young people’s voices and their views are heard
• Young people gain new experience and skills
• Young people are able to make new friends and build their confidence
• Young people understand their rights in regards to special educational needs and disabilities
• Young people campaign for positive change

Additional Information

Additional Information

Youth Forum meetings on the second Saturday of every month, 11.00– 13.00
Our Kitchen cooking sessions every Wednesday, 14.00-18.00
Our Time achievements:
• We have made films to raise awareness about Education Healthcare Plans and the local offer
• We have done a peer research project to find out how services can be improved in Tower Hamlets
• We made a films to raise awareness on issues like bullying and mental health with Headliners
• We have gained qualifications in journalism and have won the Jack Petchy Award
• We have worked with Step forward and the Children’s society to help make services accessible for people with additional needs
• We have helped with the council’s transformation of mental health services
• We have worked with the children with disabilities team and SEN team
• Helped to choose a new head of education

You can follow us on Twitter @OurTimeYF and Instagram @OurTime_YF

Costs

Cost
Free
Cost per Session
£0.00
Cost per Hour
£0.00
Cost per Day
£0.00
Over 2's Cost per Week
£0.00
Under 2's Cost per Week
£0.00

Questions & Answers

Can Families Self-Refer To The Service?
Yes
Do You Have A Waiting List?
No
Do You Have Child Protection Policies And Procedures
Yes
Eligibility - Can The Service Be Accessed By Extended Family Members Or Carers
Yes

Further Information

Provider Type
Youth Activities
Delivery Channels
In Person Office / Premises Telephone
Eligibility Criteria
Tier 1: Universal Tier 2: Targeted
Available Facilities
Disabled Access Information Desk
Referral Criteria
None (Self-referral) By Appointment Only