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If your child/young person qualifies for Free School Meals, benefits related they could be taking part in the Holiday, Activities and Food (HAF) Programme during the school holidays. Places are free for children who meet the criteria, offering a range of activities in Harrow, a daily free nutritious meal and in some cases with specialist SEND provisions. If you would like to be alerted to when HAF camps in Harrow are live and available to book, please click below.

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Mental health hub

Find projects and resources that support mental and emotional health for young people in Harrow. From well-being sessions and peer support groups to young carers youth clubs and healing and meditation in Harrow.

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Jobs and apprenticeships

Have a look at our list of vacancies that we have on our website from the voluntary sector. You will see apprenticeships, training, volunteering and trustee opportunities and full-time and part-time jobs.

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HELP Harrow

Help Harrow connects vulnerable residents to vital local services, offering support for food, and advice, as well as mental health and emotional well-being services for children, young people, and adults.

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Harrow Young Adult Mental Health Partnership 2022-2023


The report for the Harrow Young Adult Mental Health Partnership pilot offers a comprehensive overview of the outcomes achieved by young people aged 16-25 who engaged with various mental health services. The report also covers a brief evaluation of how the partnership worked in its pilot year and the shared learning for service partners and deliverers.

Life Limiting Behaviour Intervention and Support Programme


The main aim of this pilot was to establish a collaborative network of local projects involved in the advancement of health and saving lives through a range of preventative and specialist programmes around children and young people engaging in life limiting behaviours.

Holiday, Activities and Food (HAF) Programme 2023 | Mid-year report


In total, we distributed over £467,000 in direct grants for the HAF Easter and Summer 2023 programme. Grants were awarded to 23 organisations offering a wide range of opportunities right across Harrow targeting a diverse range of children and young people, including Romanian, Iranian, Afghan and Tamil communities.