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UK Youth praise for Youth Fed member

7th September 2017, written by Gemma Baxter
UK Youth praise for Youth Fed member

Delighted to receive some wonderful feedback for our members at The Wirral Community Police Boxing Club from UK Youth. Sarah who heads up the programme had this to say: "I just wanted to share my thoughts with you on one of the clubs who are part of the Active Youth programme- The Wirral Community Police Boxing Club. I can only say good things, well great things actually about this club. The enthusiasm and commitment from the volunteers is inspiring, especially from Peter Phelan. As a volunteer who runs this club Pete has been the most receptive, most dedicated and most enthusiastic worker ...

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NCS Bespoke programme at Pettypool goes viral!

5th July 2017, written by Gemma Baxter
NCS Bespoke programme at Pettypool goes viral!

Thursday the 29th of June saw the finale of the first Youth Fed bespoke NCS programme in Cheshire West.  The bespoke programme is designed to ensure that all young people are included in the National Citizen Service programme and is specially tailored for the young people taking part. Pettypool College is a college for young people with learning disabilities.  Throughout the programme the staff and young people had discussions around what they would like to do for their social action project and the result was the Pettypool Festival! The young people said they would never get the o...

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Breaking down Barriers

31st August 2016, written by Youth Federation
Breaking down Barriers

Anna*, who has been deaf since birth was referred to uby Job Centre Plus. Anna would like a work placement in a retail to get her confidence up, due to her disability Anna also has low confidence using public transport which holds her back from travelling to work. Anna and her mentor identified an opportunity with the local volunteering service which matches young people with volunteer opportunities. She said she would need help with travel financially and was nervous about the prospect of travelling to the service in Liverpool. Anna didn’t feel confident engaging in conversations about...

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