Thumbs Up Youth ClubThumbs up is a drop in youth centre where young people have time with peers out of a school environment, this gives a more relaxed and chilled atmosphere.Who is it for?Disabled young people aged 14-19 years old.

When are the sessions?are scheduled for the following dates in 2014/2015

All sessions are 2 hours


Thursday Youth club

 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th june

2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd july

10th, 17th and 24th September

1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd October

5th, 12th, 19th and 26th November

3rd, 10th and 17th December

7th, 14th, 21st and 28th January         

4th, 11th and 25th February

3rd, 10th, 17th and 24th march 


ActivitiesAll activities are freely chosen by young people who put together a programme of activities that include swimming, cinema, bowling, walks or even a night in with mates and a pizza.

Thumbs up have a low staff ratio to young people.


Holiday Activity Days

The activity days are always popular with the young people! Being described as ‘awesome days out’, the group plan what they would like to do and are supported by staff to do it. Having fun packed days and giving opportunities to young people is what this club is all about.

Who is it for?
Disabled young people aged 14-19 years old.

Play Scheme days

27th august

26th October

16th February

29th march 

How to access the services

Self referrals can be made direct to KIDS or to your social worker.
Young people need to have a Hampshire Gateway Card. You can apply for a card here:

Places are allocated as fairly as possible and cancellation/waiting lists are in use. We will inform you of dates in advance and make clear which sessions your young person has been given.


Co-ordinator Kate Ellis 07827989314/ Vicki Gates 07827989317

service manager Sarah Gibbs 07469155028

Office details

KIDS South East
Delta House
Salterns Lane
PO16 0QS  

Phone: 01329 312312