Berkshire Youth Hub

Welcome to the Berkshire Youth Hubs – sharing resources and supporting young people through COVID-19.


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!

Thatcham – Free Community Summer Programme– For young people in Thatcham aged 11 to 18. For more information please email.

The National Autistic Society, West Berkshire Branch

Waterside Centre Paddle Club – canoe, kayak and paddle board activities for young people in school years 7 to 11, running every Thursday, 4.00pm to 5.00p,m, from 16 September to 21 October inclusive. Places must be booked in advance. Please email the Waterside Centre or phone 01635 018500.

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

West Berkshire Training Consortium – Summer Programme is 1 day per week over the summer and looks at supporting you with CVs, applications and interview skills for Year 11, 12 or 13 leavers who are unemployed or don’t have a plan for September.

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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