Young People


All our youth work under one roof!

Our Youth Service offers informally educative programmes and projects during term times for young people aged 11-19, or up to 25 with learning disabilities, over 3 evenings: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays at The Old Library. In addition to this we offer engaging activity programmes during the half term and summer holiday periods.

All our youth programmes are delivered by specialist and qualified youth workers with experience in working with young people with complex needs and challenging behaviour.

Referrals – we accept referrals for all of our youth work sessions. To book an initial assessment Please contact Charline King on 020 8766 9280 or email

Rathbone youth club
Tuesdays and Thursdays – Integr8 @ The Old Library

Inclusive youth club sessions for young people aged 11-19 or up to 25 with learning disabilities, Every Tuesday 5–9pm & Thursday 5–8pm during term time. A specialist night at The Old Library, West Norwood bringing together mainstream young people and young adults with learning disabilities, with a strong focus on fun, learning and personal development.

Activities include:

Creative arts, sports and fitness, music production and recording, homework club and the most important one Phat Bakers inclusive cooking club!!

Transport contribution to and from youth club is £6.00* – priority to those with greatest need.

* Minibus transport only potentially available for members with learning disabilities who live in Lambeth.

Table Tennis!Fridays @ The Old Library

Mainstream youth club night for young people aged 11-19.

Activities include:

  • Table tennis training academy
  • Interactive media courses
  • Baking skills
  • Creative crafts
  • Sports and fitness and
  • Study support sessions

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Volunteer Learning Mentor

The Old Library is looking for Volunteer Learning Mentors to provide 1-to-1 support for young people aged 11-16.

  • Remove barriers to learning
  • Improve educational attainment
  • Improve self-esteem and confidence
  • Improve self-efficacy and
  • Long-term employability

Make a real difference to the life of a young person by becoming one of our Learning Mentors

For more information, please email Ibtisam Adem on  or call 020 8766 9289