We work with a variety of teams and organisations in Croydon to offer you opportunities and information that will help you make decisions about your future.

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Thinking about your next steps?

Have a look at our list of courses, jobs with training, events and other opportunities for young people aged 16+ and up to aged 25 for those with an Education, Health & Care Plan (EHCP). We have information that can help you with some of the choices you may have to make, including:

  • thinking about getting a job
  • wondering what to do after Year 11
  • looking for other organisations that can support you

Read more about 16+ education, training and job opportunities and support.

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Courses, training and opportunities

Use our directory to find support such as apprenticeships, traineeships, work experience, volunteering, financial support, emotional wellbeing and mental health support and more.

Visit the Young Croydon directory
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My Choices at 16+

My Choices at 16+ is an information and advice booklet outlining options available to you when you are 16+ as well as tips and useful information that will help you confidently make your next move.

More about My Choices at 16+

Youth hubs and term time activities

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The Youth Engagement team run youth hubs and term time activities for young people throughout Croydon. Free refreshments and hot food is provided and activities include:

  • gaming on Play Station 4 (PS4)
  • table tennis
  • pool
  • music (studio time)
  • workshops
  • boxing hour

Tuesday

Senior Hub

  • Address: Shirley Community Centre, 28 Shrublands Ave, Croydon CR0 8JA
  • Time: 6pm to 8pm 
  • Free for young people aged 13 to18 years 

Junior Hub

  • Address: Shirley Childrens Centre, 34 Lilac Gardens, Croydon CR0 8NR
  • Time: 2.30pm to 6.30pm 
  • Free for 8 to 12 year old 

For more information, contact:

Wednesday

 Youth Hub

  • Address: SCTC South Norwood, 194 Selhurst Rd, London SE25 6XX
  • Free for those aged 8 to16 years old
  • 3.30pm to 6.30pm 

For more information, contact:

Thursday

Youth Hub

  • Address: Fieldway Centre, Fieldway, New Addington, CR0 9AZ
  • Free for those aged 8 to 16 years old
  • 4.30pm to 7.30pm 

For more information, contact: