Practitioners and youth workers

Do you work or support families in Harrow?

On this website, you can find over 300 free activities and resources aimed at children, young people and parents/carers in Harrow. Plus, we have resources and information for professionals like you.


Harrow Level Up Youth Work Programme

Level Up Youth Work is a free training and development programme aimed at those working directly with children and young people in Northwest London. You need to fill out a short form online to join the programme and anyone in your organisation can join.

Come to our next Harrow Youth Work Forum to connect with colleagues from the Northwest London community and to share with us what kind of training and or qualifications you need.

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HAF programme

The Holiday Activities and Food (HAF) Programme is for children and young people from Reception to year 11, eligible for Free School Meals (benefits related) during the school holidays, that are living and/or going to school in Harrow.

The places are free, offering a range of activities in Harrow, a daily free nutritious meal and in some cases with a specialist SEND provisions.

If you are a professional that works with vulnerable children and wants to book a HAF activity on their behalf or you have any questions about the programme, please contact our HAF Manager, Cristina Garcia.

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Other resources in Harrow


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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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Cost of living support

With soaring energy bills, mortgage rates, and food price increases you can find here information about food support, mental health and local support, housing, and low-cost furniture and electricals.

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SEND/Neurodiverse support

Find support and resources for Harrow's SEND/Neurodiverse community.

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Latest news

Harrow Young Adult Mental Health Partnership 2022-2023

02/02/2024

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

31/01/2024

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

31/01/2024

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.