Youth Access Points
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Turn UP is about inspiring young people to take part and get involved. We have an exciting programme of workshops, courses, events and activities that give you the chance to try new things, learn new skills and meet new people. Have a look at our calendar and keep up to date on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter pages. We look forward to seeing you there.
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UP in Poole is now UP in BCP. Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Local Authorities have merged and you can now access all services for young people, wherever you live in the BCP area, using this site. If what you are looking for isn’t listed, get in touch and we will add it to the site and get you the information that you need.
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Popular centres in Bournemouth and Christchurch
Popular centres in Poole
Popular centres in Bournemouth
We can help you with anything that is holding you back or provide you with support. The 507 is our B-Town youth advice centre based in Boscombe.
The BCP Council Short Breaks scheme is for families of children and young people, aged up to 19 years, with Special Educational Needs and/or Disabilities.
Bourne Valley Youth Centre ‘where great minds meet’. The centre is available for various community and youth meetings.
We are the largest provider of Further Education (FE) and Apprenticeships in the area.
A social, leisure and learning community for adults with learning disabilities
Branksome Youth Club offers two open-access sessions at The Branksome Centre on Tuesdays. The first is designed for young people aged 10-13 years and takes place from 3.15-5.15pm; the second is for ages 13-18 and runs from 6pm to 8pm.
Broadstone Youth Centre is open to young people to meet up with friends relax at the coffee bar or get involved in a wide range of activities.
Creekmoor YC is a safe friendly environment for young people in school year 7 upwards to enjoy a range of activities including trips and residential.
Fusion Youth Club’s open-access session takes place every Friday in central Bournemouth between 6.30pm-9pm.
Designed for young people aged 13-19 years old, this session provides a safe, cosy environment where young people can spend time on musical activities with the support of experienced youth workers.
1st Burton Girls’ Brigade is ideal for girls who enjoy craft, games, singing, stories, cooking and much more. In addition to the fun we have on a Monday evening we also arrange extra trips and activities.
Our group improves communication in the area by coordinating activities, learning opportunities and by providing safe places to meet.
Limelights Youth Centre on Canford Heath provides positive activities for young people aged 11-19 years old.
The Mobile Unit is our Youth Centre on wheels and visits various locations around Poole.
NUMBER 18 is located in Poole Town Centre and provides confidential information and advice for Young People aged 12 to 19 (or 25 if they have special educational needs or disabilities).
The Youth Club provides award schemes such as Dorset Awards and ASDAN Awards to help young people promote their skill and abilities to future employers, colleges and Grammar Schools and they are recognised certificates of achievement.
Helping you with information, advice, and support about Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
Somerford ARC is a Community Centre focused on bringing the community together and providing opportunities to local residents.
Somerford Youth and Community Centre is run and managed by Christchurch Open Awards Centre (COAC).
We are an Evangelical/Charismatic Anglican Church in Poole on the South Coast.
We can help you with anything that is holding you back or provide you with support.
The Lighthouse Youth & Community Centre, Christchurch, Dorset.
Townsend Youth Club offers twice-weekly open-access sessions for young people aged 13-19 years on Monday and Thursday evenings from 6pm to 8.30pm.
The project aims to engage young people in meaningful activities in their own neighbourhood. Youth workers provide support on topics such as healthy relationships, emotional resilience and CV writing.
Turlin Moor Youth Centre is a warm and friendly place where you can come along and meet your friends.
Waterloo Youth Centre is a safe place for young people to come and join in a range of activities including: sports arts cooking games challenges.