Onwards and Upwards Young People's Centre

Onwards and Upwards is a vibrant centre based at Woodhouse Road. The centre provides opportunities and support to our care experienced young people and children in care in the through care team or the unaccompanied asylum-seeking children’s (UASC) team. 

You can receive support from the service, Monday to Friday between 9.15am - 4.45pm. The following services are available on-site:

  • In-house Therapeutic Support
  • Department for Work & Pensions – Care Leaver Work Coach
  • Barnet Education & Learning Services (BELS)
  • Immigration Advice and Support
  • In-person Duty Services – no appointment required
  • Peer-led Strengths and Resilience Groups
  • Housing and Tenancy Support
  • Health and Wellbeing
  • Support for Care Leaver Parents
  • Substance Misuse Support
  • Free to use Kitchen and Laundry Facilities
  • Money Management and Budgeting Skills Support
  • Free WIFI and ICT access
  • Preparation for Independent Living Workshops
  • Celebration Events throughout the year

Please speak with your personal advisor or social worker if you would like more information about accessing the above services. 

Onwards and Upwards is your safe space: you are welcome to visit the centre and talk to the team about any worries you may have in a safe and welcoming environment. 


34 - 36 Woodhouse Road
North Finchley
N12 0RG

Phone:         020 8359 6220