Everyone needs helps once in a while, a listening ear, some practical assistance or just somewhere to be you. The Door offers a wide range of services and activities for young people almost all free of charge

“ Mentoring is really good -       it helps to talk things through and helps me to think ”

Meet with a friendly volunteer mentor to talk to about the ups and downs of life. A mentor will help you work through difficult times and situations, will do practical things to help you and fun stuff too. Spending time with you because they want to, not because they are being paid to.

If you would like to be matched with a mentor simply complete and return an application form and a member of the team will be in touch.

“ I can say what I want and I don’t need to worry ”

Meet with a friendly mentor who will support you as you leave care and start to live independently.  Spending time with you to help with what can be a daunting stage of life, from budgeting and housing to jobs and housework they will be by your side.

If you would like to be matched with a mentor simply complete and return an application form and a member of the team will be in touch.

Come along to one of The Door’s youth clubs to hang out with your friends after school or at the weekend. The majority have free entry and depending on which centre is local to you have a range of activities including table tennis, games consoles, cooking and music.

Visit our Stroud Centre for advice and guidance on your next steps, whether that be further education, apprenticeships or jobs. The Door’s team of friendly and professional youthworkers are here to help.  Alternatively pop in during your lunch break for a chat and a coffee. 

Open for all parents and parents-to-be up to the age of 25 to meet in a friendly and fun environment with your children.  A chance to socialise with other young parents as well as access free advice and guidance.

Looking for something to do during the school holidays? Keep an eye out for #TheDoorOnTour activities and trips available at subsidised prices. Trips run from each youth club hub once or twice during half term breaks and once a week during the summer holidays. Make sure to like The Door on Facebook for up to date announcements.

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