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Charlton Athletic Community Trust Youth Services for those with Disabilities and Additional Needs

Charlton Athletic Community Trust offers services across various venues for young people with disabilities and additional needs.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Jeannette Harrison
Contact Position
Head of Youth Services

Other Details


Age Ranges
10-25 years.
Referral required
Referral Details


Self referral.

Local Offer


Targeted Services:

At Deaf Station young people who are deaf or hearing impaired can access youth services on Tuesdays & Wednesdays 7pm-9.30pm. Come and use the youth club with other deaf young people and youth workers that use sign language.These sessions are a safe and friendly environment deaf young people only, and receive specialist attention from our trained, deaf youth workers. Email:

The Valley Central FOY Youth Club offers activities and opportunities for young people (aged 10-25 years) with disabilities and additional needs. Session details can be found here:

Avery Hill Youth Club - see link for session information: (aged 10-25 years).

Woolwich Common Youth Hub - Integrated Youth Session 7-9pm. Email:

Hawksmoor Youth Hub - See website for more detail: Email:

In addition to the above all of the sessions at the youth hub are fully accessible for young people with disabilities.

Ability Counts Programme - Football sessions for young people/adults with PAN disabilities (aged between 5-25) at Crook Log Leisure Centre on Mondays 6.15-7pm for ages 16+ and Wednesday's 5.30 pm - 6.15pm for ages 5-8 and 6.15 to 7pm for ages 9-15. Email: the Disability Officer or call on 07984732506. It is held at the following address: Crooklog Leisure Centre Brampton Road Bexleyheath DA7 4HH. There is no refferal required to attend, it is for ages 5+. There is a cost of £40 for the year paid up front and the first session is a taster.

Ability Counts Club - PAN disability Football Sessions for all ages. Offers more structured sessions than the Ability Counts Programme with the addition of being able to offer competitive football by being involved in the teams which play in the PAN disability league each month in Kent. Thursday's at the CAFC training ground, 6.30pm - 10pm different sessions depending on age, etc.

Charlton Upbeats - Bespoke football programme for children and young adults with Down's syndrome, every Saturday 1pm - 2.30pm ages 6-13. 1pm - 2:30pm ages: 14 - adults Email: Address: Charlton athletic training ground, sparrows lane new Eltham SE9 2JR. For ages: 6 years to adult. There is no cost to it.

Local Offer Age Bands
11-16 years
16-19 years
SEN Provision Type


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