Youth Headquarters (YHQ)

Next Step Disability Youth Headquarters supports schools leavers 18 years plus, this is an environment 18 - 25 year olds to have fun, learn new skills and challenge themselves.  

YHQ offers a variety of programmes and activities such as art, life skills, sport, gaming, learning, volunteering, guest speakers. 

We want young disabled people to have the opportunities to live independent and fulfilling lives.


Are you a young person with disability 18-25 years old?

We have lots of different activities for you to try and new skills for you to learn. 

Here are some of the activities that we run:

The youth/ School leavers Hub:

Aimed at 18 - 25 years old 

Mock café style set up with the opportunity to learn all aspects of the hospitality industry from the kitchen through to front of house, customer service, coffee making, waiting and clearing tables etc.

Menu:( Changing each week) with input from participants

Basic café style lunches: soups and toasties, BLT’s, Burgers etc

Coffee and cake

Juices and smoothies

Upstairs space:

Couches and bean bags for chilling out

Quiet, comfy reading zone with a collection of books and magazines

Access to a Computer and Printer 

Gaming devices x 2

Information on cyber safety available

Ipod and earphones with chill out music, meditations, podcasts

Pool comp

Book club

Card collecting/swapping

Movie club

Cooking/ catering

Cos play


Sport/ basketball

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