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Young People

Find out what to do, where to go, how to get involved and get advice.

Youth clubs

Find out about the five youth clubs in the borough that provide activities to entertain, educate and support young people.

Adventure playgrounds

Information about our five adventure playgrounds where you can play on rope swings and climbing frames and meet other children and young people.

Holiday programme food and fun

We're providing a varied holiday programme with funding from the Department of Education.

The young mayor

Find out about the young mayor, who represents the borough's young people, and learn about their role.

Learning options

Find out about learning options for young people aged 14 to 19.

Get advice and support

Baseline offers support with jobs, training, education and sexual health for young people.


Earn money while you work towards a qualification through our apprenticeship scheme.

Health and wellbeing

Get information about health and wellbeing, including sexual health.

Staying safe

Information about bullying, knife crime, drugs, relationships and staying safe online.

Young fathers

Support and advice for young fathers.

Higher education loans

See if you can get financial support with full-time or part-time study.

Young carers

Help for under-18s who look after a family member or close friend.

Youth offending

Information for parents and carers of young offenders and for victims of crime.

Supporting our young people

Lewisham is a vibrant and diverse borough, offering many opportunities for young people. While growing up can be an exciting experience, it can also be quite daunting. 
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