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Room 13 – Okehampton 2017-09-14T14:29:37+00:00

Welcome to Room 13!

Click on the tabs below to find out more about the open access sessions we run here at Room 13

Junior Session

Tuesdays – 6.00 – 8.00pm

This session is for young people in years 7, 8 & 9 and is totally free! If you are looking for a place to go with your friends to hang out and have fun then come to this session.  We have a wide range of activities from art to pool  to gaming and lots more and there is always food as young people are encouraged to plan and cook food.  We will work with you to build our programmes of activities, if you’ve got an idea of something you’d to do then tell us and we’ll explore it with you.  We have a lot of fun in our junior sessions, loads of games, activities and prizes.  We are a friendly team of youth workers who are here to support you, have fun with and help you do the things you want to do.

Senior Session

Fridays 7.00 – 9.00pm

This session is for young people from year 9 up to 19 years old and is all totally free! Get that Friday feeling with Room 13.  We as youth workers recognise that after a long a week its important for you to have time to relax with your friends in a nice place and chill out.  Fridays at Room 13 will give you the chance to see friends and if you want to get involved with our programme of activities.  Most of what we do on a Friday is driven by what young people tell us they want with a bit of what we think you might like thrown in, we offer all usual activities you’d find in a youth club; music, pool, cooking/food, art and discussion around the issues that affect you.  We are a friendly team of youth workers who support lots of young people in many ways from housing and living independently to sexual health & relationships advice to moving into employment, education and training.  If you want a place to meet friends, get involved with activities or get some support Room 13 is here for you.

Senior Session

Weds 7.00 – 9.00pm

This session is for young people in years 9, 10 & 11 and its all totally free!  This session is designed by young people, with young people, for young people with our support and help.  We do lots of games, cooking, pool, playing, talking and generally having fun.  Room 13 is a place for you to come and hang out with friends and get involved in activities.  We put a varied programme of activities each term so there is always something for everyone.  We are a friendly team of youth workers who are here for you, we offer advice and support if and when you need it and always want to hear new ideas of things we can do.

Young Women’s Group

Tuesday 3.30 – 4.30pm

This session is for all young women in years 7, 8 & 9 and is all totally free!  If you are a young woman who has always liked the idea of coming to Room 13 but hasn’t yet this could be a great way for you to see what we do, meet some of our friendly youth workers and get involved in what we have to offer.  We want to develop a programme from your ideas and what things you want to do, so if you’d like to come and see Room 13 in a women only space we will be offering a range of activities, games, food, pool, fun and support if you need it.

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Okehampton Skate Park

If you’re a skater, scooter or BMXer and you’d like to become more involved in Oke Skate Park, drop by to Room 13 or contact us.. We have supported many young people and groups of young people in developing their skate park working closely with Okehampton Town Council,  OCRA and Skate Warehouse to make your skate park the best it can be BUT we need you to keep telling us so this can continue to happen.

Careers South West

Thursdays times can vary

Are you unsure of what you want to do after school or college or have you been out of education, employment or training for a while? If so and you’re aged 19 or under Careers South West might be able to help you.  If you would like an appointment drop into Room 13 during session time and we will help you get a meeting arranged.

Young Carers

1st Friday of every month 3:30pm - 5:30pm

This session is run by Young Devon out of Room 13.  If you are a young carer or know someone who is this could be a good session to drop into.  The workers are friendly and welcoming and are here to support you getting some time to meet up with friends, get involved in activities and get the support you might need.  If you would like more information please contact us.

Meet the team

Fi BushArea Youth Worker
Mike St John Cooper
Mike St John CooperSenior Youth Support Worker