Berkshire Youth Hub

Welcome to the Berkshire Youth Hubs – sharing resources and supporting young people, their families and youth workers.


Leisure Strategy – West Berkshire Council is asking people that live and visit West Berkshire to tell them about the leisure activities they do, what they’d like to do and what stops them from doing more.  Are  you able to help?  If so, follow this link to complete the survey.


Clubs and Classes in West Berkshire – Take a look to see what clubs and classes for kids are available in your local area; from sports clubs and amazing music classes to fun dance lessons and even arts and crafts for those budding Picassos!

Newbury College – Let’s Cook! event for Ukrainian young people, 9 February 2023, 4 – 6pm. Full information (in Ukrainian) here.

The National Autistic Society, West Berkshire Branch

The Watermill Theatre run a range of groups for young people. Please visit their website for further information, email or phone 01635 570927.

Waterside Centre, one of our flagship youth clubs, offers a range of fantastic opportunities for young people in West Berkshire. Please email

West Berkshire Children and Young People Coronavirus Information

Young Carers Project (West Berkshire) – Young carers are children and young people under 18 who take on caring tasks and responsibilities within their family that most of us only do as adults. The person you care for could be a parent, grandparent, a brother, sister or a family friend. The person you look after may have a physical disability, a progressive disease, a mental health difficulty or a substance misuse problem.
It can be rewarding to care and help your family cope but you should still be able to relax and have some fun, which is what West Berkshire’s Young Carers Project is all about.

Careers, Employment & Volunteering

DWP Youth Hub – young jobseekers (under the age of 25) can access extra support at the DWP Youth Hub, based at the Waterside Centre. They aim to be available from Monday to Friday, 9.00am to 5.00pm, but recommend contacting them in advance to avoid disappointment. Please email Rene or phone 07827 223631.

Counselling Services

Kooth – A new online support network has been launched to help children and young people struggling with mental health difficulties.

Time to Talk West Berkshire – is an independent charity providing FREE confidential counselling services to young people in need, aged 11 to 25.


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