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Unique Youth at the George Shearing Centre-Coronavirus

George Shearing is developing and sharing a series of Vimeo, YouTube and/or Instagram Shorts for parents and child/young people of key messages and topics which are of interest.  They can also provide emotional support for parents and regular 1:1 touching base contact for children/young people to support them with topics of interest or causing concern.

Join Lisa Poole, George Shearing’s Community Massage Practitioner, on a family massage journey through lockdown - learn to massage your young adult with additional needs and any other family members. As we start to move out of lockdown, lives are becoming busier and time is precious…Lisa has put together a series of bitesized massage tutorials 10-15 mins max for you to watch at your leisure and on the go. Quick and easy home massage sequences for all the family.

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Unique Youth, a specialist after school club, runs at the George Shearing Centre. Referrals are taken from parents/carers or social workers and then either a home visit is arranged or if the parent/carer prefers a visit to the centre is organised. 

Unique Youth is for young people aged 13-25 years old with learning disabilities and complex needs. 

At Unique Youth you can:

  • SOCIALISE- Meet your friends in an informal setting during our term time and half term youth club!
  • PARTICIPATE-We run various activities – including pool, cooking,drumming, football, art, computers and Playstation!
  • HALF TERM FUN- Take part in half term activities in February, April and October
  • VISIT NEW PLACES- We go on residentials through the year  
  • SUMMER FUN- Join us for our three weeks of holiday youth club in the summer half term.
  • DISCO'S AND TALENT SHOWS- We host youth disco's once a month and our youth club talent show once a year!

The centre is fully accessible with a great team to support your young persons journey into adulthood!

Who to contact

Contact Name
Catherine Keevil
Telephone
E-mail
catherine.keevil@richmondandwandsworth.gov.uk
Website
Unique's Wiki website

Where to go

Name
George Shearing Centre
Address
Este Road
Clapham Junction
LONDON
Postcode
SW11 2TF
Get directions

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons 4:00pm to 6:00pm, term time.
Time of day
Afternoon

Costs

Table of costs
Table of costs
AmountCost Type
£1 Per day
Details
term time costs (half term costs may differ please contact us for more information)

Local Offer

Description

What is Wandsworth’s Local Offer ?

To use this service you:

  • Can refer yourself or your young person yourself or
  • your social worker could refer you or your young person, or
  • or they could be referred by another professional

How to complain, compliment or feedback about this service, activity or provider.

Contact Name
Zenovia Grant
Contact Telephone
0207 228 2230
Contact Email
zgrant@wandsworth.gov.uk
Local Offer Age Bands
Transitions to Adulthood (16+)
Secondary (11-16 years)

Last updated: 28 May 2020

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