What is Our Space?

Our Space is our building dedicated to Children Looked After and Care Leavers.  Our Space is a building dedicated to you.  This was one of the most important things care experienced young people told us they wanted.  Our Space is a safe, friendly place that you can come to for events, staff support, and more.

Here at Our Space we offer

  • Duty Team of Personal Advisors are available every weekday between 9am-5pm.
  • Facilities including Games, Chillout room, kitchen, washing facilities, and internet access.
  • A café with free drinks and snacks.
  • Access to Computers with free WIFI in our fully equipped digital suite. 
  • “OUR SHOP” where you can do a weekly shop for cupboard essentials, cleaning supplies, fresh meat, fruit and veg, and personal hygiene supplies.  This is funded by the government Household Support fund.
  • Have your tea at Our Space; every two weeks a freshly cooked meal will be available in a warm space, with games, staff, and other young people.
  • Celebration events including Listen to Me awards, Open Mic nights, Care Leaver’s Week and lots more.
  • Social evenings, Sewing and Cooking courses, and a SKILZ course where you can learn essential skills for life.
  • ‘Stay and Play’ for parents with babies/toddlers.
  • Sexual health Brook advisory drop-in sessions.
  • Education, Employment, and training support and advice.
  • Job Centre plus appointments with a dedicated Care Leaver work coach.

Details of helplines, apps, and websites that are free to access.

Find us at:

Our Space
19 Argyle Street
CH41 1AD