St Alban North Harrow

Youth Programme: S.A.Y.S.

Welcome to our youth site!   

Covid-19 social distancing measures have impacted our work but we are still open and working. 
You can still access vital support, advice, community and meetings either in person or online.

  We are a 'COVID-Secure' Centre - following all the recommended guidelines to keep people safe and well

St Alban's Church offers a range of Youth Services, including:

Wednesday After-School Club :   The Games Room 3.30 - 5pm

Our open after-school club / drop in for those in school Yrs 4 - 8.
Easter holidays to October half-term this moves outdoors and is known as 'Games on the Green':

Our free After-School Club runs in the halls through winter period (Oct half-term through til Easter)After School Club

Saturday Youth Club :  Passport North Harrow  5pm onwards

Our 'open' youth club/ drop-in (weekly), plus wider programme, for those in Yrs. 6 - 13 
 - including holiday clubs, trips and events, life and leadership skills development.

turning clay: new pottery wheel at Passport Youth Club Passport is the name of our Youth Club programme volleyball in the hall

Sunday Youth Groups 
Adventurers, Explorers & Youth Squad 

Community Outreach, Engagement and Safety 

Including Schools Work :  Assemblies,  Lunch Clubs,  Mentoring,  and Curriculum Support.
                        Street Work :  Outreach and Detached Youth Work.
                         Youth Consultation/Training Events.

Mentoring, Coaching and Counselling Opportunities:  'U-Time'

Information about these programs can be found by navigating the index above. 

Why do we do what we do ?  
What's it all about ?  Check out our Aims and Ethos

Don't forget to Visit our News, Photos & Competitions page for all the latest!

Thanks for visiting and please do keep in touch:
For further information or to speak to Chris please Phone/Text/WhatsApp: 07738 688301  or email  

Big Summer Active_hottest day of the year dip


Staffing and Policies

All S.A.Y.S. staff and volunteers are trained, supported, and have enhanced DBS checks.
We work within our Safeguarding, Health & Safety, Equality & Diversity, Social Media, and  Data Protection policies (amongst others): if you would like more info on these, please ask.

Youth & Families Lead

Chris the Youth LeaderChris Nalder has been our youth work lead since Sept 2017.  He is a qualified youth worker with over 25 years experience in UK, US, and South African cities  - most of which has involved developing and leading new youth work projects. 
He is married with 4 daughters, and enjoys drawing, photography, sports, songwriting and playing guitar.

Following a Youth Work Review, his role is now expanding to include children and families. 
We are looking forward to develop even more opportunities  for local children, young people, and families -and welcome your thoughts, suggestions, ideas and involvement in making this happen.

We welcome invitations to speak in a variety of contexts: please don't hesitate to contact us.  

Partnership and Funding 

We benefit hugely from a range of local and regional partnerships and memberships, and we are immensely grateful to our supporters and funders locally and further afield:  if you would like information on how you can support us to continue our work with young people, please ask! 

We gratefully acknowledge the generous support of

   KiCK London partnered with us Week 2 and paid for 3 Sports Coaches  each daythese wonderful organisations generously contributed towards the running of our Summer Holiday Club 2021  Buckingham College Preparatory School who kindly donated use of their minibuses

Thank you to John Lyon's Charity for partnership funding contributions 2016-2019
which helped us get properly set up to deliver our vital community-facing youth work.  

Thank you too to the following for your generous more recent partnership funding contributions: 

 Jack Petchey Foundation Awards     London Youth Partner LogoYoung Harrow Foundation Member