New Youth Zone in Salford given the go-ahead

A new partnership has been formed between Salford-born businessman Fred Done, Salford City Council and Manchester based charity, HideOut Youth Zone. With the support of national youth charity OnSide, the partnership will use their combined experience and skills to dramatically expand the opportunities available to young people in Salford, through the creation of a brand-new […]

HideOut becomes a supporter of Good Employment Charter

HideOut Youth Zone is an official supporter of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter.  As of June 2022, HideOut Youth Zone has officially become a supporter of the Greater Manchester Good Employment Charter.   The Charter is a voluntary membership and assessment scheme, which aims to improve employment standards for all organisations of any size or […]


HideOut Youth Zone has reached the milestone of 5,000 members within two years of opening  HideOut Youth Zone has reached a new membership milestone and has successfully reached 5000 members!  Located in Gorton, East Manchester, HideOut Youth Zone is dedicated to supporting young people by providing three things which all young people need and deserve […]


HideOut Youth Zone has been shortlisted for two Spirit of Manchester Awards HideOut Youth Zone has been shortlisted for two Spirit of Manchester Awards, within the ‘Tackling Inequalities’ and ‘Partnership and Collaboration’ categories. Spirit of Manchester Awards is a celebration of the work of thousands of voluntary organisations, community groups, charities and social enterprises in […]

HideOut goes Bongos at the Bingo

  Founder Patron, Mission Mars, holds legendary bingo party night to raise funds for HideOut Youth Zone. Founder Patron, Mission Mars and Bongo’s Bingo, the legendary bingo party hosted by Jonny Bongo, joined forces on Wednesday 4th May to put on a fundraising event at the Albert Hall, Manchester. Over 300 people attended the event […]

McCrory Supports Hideout In 3 Peaks Challenge

In support of Manchester Youth Zone and HideOut Youth Zone, McCrory Holdings are attempting the National 3 Peak Challenge in June 2021. A team of walkers will be taking on 26 miles over 24 hours, summiting England’s, Wales’ and Scotland’s highest mountains. All funds raised will be donated to Manchester Youth Zone and HideOut Youth […]


HideOut Youth Zone is the latest referral partner for the Charity, joining over 30 of Manchester’s leading youth organisations providing the city’s most ambitious young people with the best possible start by removing financial barriers to their success. The Manchester’s Rising Stars Fund offers 16-25 year olds grants of up to £2,000 to help them take their […]

Beyond Group shows support for HideOut

Beyond Group are delighted to support HideOut Youth Zone, which is flying the flag for young Mancunians and the new breed of youth centres. Launched in Gorton – one of Manchester’s most deprived areas – in 2020, the £6.6 million facility has quickly earned a reputation as a sought-after safe space for local youngsters, many of […]

HideOut Youth Worker Takes On Lent Challenge

Shannon, an incredible youth worker at HideOut is taking on a 40 day lent change and raising money to support us here at HideOut! Heres what she has to say: Hi, I’m Shannon, a youth worker at Hideout Youth Zone. Over the 40 days of Lent, I am completing a challenge per day to raise […]

Update: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

HideOut Youth Zone was scheduled to officially open this Spring (June 2020) however we have decided to adapt our opening plan in light of the latest Coronavirus best practice measures and detailed discussions with Manchester City Council, local partners and other stakeholders. The wellbeing of young people, employees and the local community is our absolute priority […]