Youth charities partner to tackle youth mental health crisis

HideOut Youth Zone partners with national youth charity, ‘Stop. Breathe. Think’, to tackle growing youth mental health crisis. To mark Mental Health Awareness Week (9-15 May 2022), HideOut Youth Zone welcomed mental health support charity, ‘Stop.Breathe.Think’, to host an evening of mental wellbeing activity, and to raise awareness of the charity’s service amongst young people... Read more »

Member blog: Shanay goes to Snow Camp

Senior Club member, Shanay, has been training with Snow Camp since last year. Snow Camp are a national snowsports youth charity working with young people across the UK. In 2019, 93% of their young people who completed their programmes moved on to either employment, education or further training. 92% gained 1 or more new qualifications and... Read more »

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HideOut Hitters go toe-to-toe

Family and friends invited to celebrate the end of HideOut’s ten-week boxing project with local boxing club.  March saw the completion of HideOut Youth Zone’s boxing project, in partnership with the East Manchester local boxing club, Belle Vue ABC.   The 10-week project ended with eight HideOut boxers going toe-to-toe with members of Belle Vue Amateur... Read more »

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HideOut Youth Zone set to make change across Greater Manchester

HideOut Youth Zone joins Greater Manchester Youth Combined Authority to help direct change for young people across the city-region. It has been announced that HideOut Youth Zone will be one of 26 youth organisations across Greater Manchester to be successful in their application for membership of the Greater Manchester Youth Combined Authority (GMYCA). The GMYCA... Read more »

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Steve Judge empowers young people to achieve their GOLD

On 22nd February, we had the amazing Steve Judge, a Professional Motivational Speaker, in the Youth Zone for our ‘Be Inspired’ event, where Steve empowered young people and adults to believe in themselves and achieve their GOLD. At the age of 28, Steve had a devastating car accident which left him fighting to stay alive.... Read more »

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BBC North West visits HideOut Youth Zone

BBC North West visits HideOut Youth Zone to interview young people about the value of Youth Work and the need for more funding. NYA figures show that youth service spending across the country dropped from £1.2bn in 2010-11 to £379m in 2020-21. Spending per young person in the North West has fallen from £287.03 to... Read more »

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Bruntwood helps spread some Christmas joy at HideOut Youth Zone

Bruntwood, one of HideOut Youth Zone’s Founder Patrons, yet again launched their annual Christmas campaign, The Wishing Tree, helping to give young people the Christmas they deserve. The campaign encourages Bruntwood’s employees, customers and the local business community to give back by donating a gift from one of the charities’ wish lists. The wish lists... Read more »

HideOut teams up with Z-Arts for a brand new project

In September, HideOut Youth Zone teamed up with Z-arts, a charity dedicated to offering best practice in children and young people’s creative provision, for a brand new 12 week project, Band of Boroughs. Band of Boroughs gave our members the opportunity to learn new music skills, have a go at playing an instrument they’ve never... Read more »

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HideOut Youth Zone Black History Month Celebrations

Annually celebrated on the 1st of October and the 31st of October, HideOut’s coordinators set up various activities whilst on session for the young people to learn, engage and celebrate the culture of Black History Month. blackhistorymonth.org.uk have some great resources to use to learn more about Black History Month in every aspect of education,... Read more »

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HideOut Collaborate With Animation Studio Kilogramme

HideOut and Kilogramme Animation Studios have come together to create a collaborative video aiming to bring support to young people across Manchester. Kilogramme are an award winning character animation studio based in Manchester’s Northern Quarter. Established since 2005, they produce a wide range of illustration led animation, including short films, title sequences, content, stings and... Read more »

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