Lychgate Youth Trust

The Hangout
a brand new youth club

The Hangout – is a brand new Youth Club which started in October 2016.
Over a period of months, LYT worked closely with The Matrix Trust to establish a youth club within the Benefice in line with the aims of LYT.

The Matrix Trust

The Matrix Trust exists as a Christian charity to be a catalyst for the transforming communities.
Their vision is to see lives & communities transformed & foundations renewed in peoples lives. As a Christian charity, Christian spirituality is central to who they are but they value partnership highly & work alongside those of any faith or none to improve their service & effectiveness.
In close partnership with the Matrix Trust the new youth club has been developed & runs on a Friday night in Albury Village Hall. Matrix staff run & manage the club alongside funding & support of LYT.
Matrix staff the club – with 1 Youth Club leader / 1 -2 sessional workers & volunteers.
The aim is to be open 44 weeks a year.
A Grant Funding Agreement has been set up between LYT & The Matrix Trust to fund & support this project for two years, during which time reviews will be carried out to assess a future long term youth club.
The club runs every Friday night from 7.45pm – 9.30pm.
It is open to all young people school years 7 – 9 which is 11 – 14 year olds, from across the Benefice of Shere, Gomshall, Peaslake, Chilworth & Albury.
What's on offer? Table tennis, mad games, sport, cooking, pool, X – box, chill out & chat.
Snacks of toast, drinks & hot chocolate are on offer during the session.
Cost: £1.00 per evening
Venue: Albury Village Hall
Hangout Youth Club Leader. Tracey Coleman. Matrix Trust.