Our Charity for 2019

Youth Action Wiltshire has been supporting Wiltshire’s young people for 70 years. Their mission is to provide crucial ‘social lifelines’ to young people across the county, supporting them to fulfil their potential and become valued members of their communities.

The services they proudly deliver are;

Wiltshire Young Carers Service – Keeping young carers aged 5-18 years safe in their caring role and equipping them for the future, by providing respite activities, 1:1 support and advocacy.

Splash – Providing positive activities during school holidays for young people facing challenges in their lives.  Our Splash programme aims to increase young people’s confidence and self-esteem, improve social skills and provide skill development and friendship making opportunities.

Employability Programmes – Supporting young people who are NEET (Not in Education, Employment or Training) or at risk of becoming NEET to overcome barriers and progress by providing skill develop and confidence building activities, 1:1 support and advocacy.

Youth Club Support – Developing new youth clubs and working with youth and young leaders to ensure youth clubs are safe, interesting places to be.

Youth Action Wiltshire operates as the national award-winning ‘Youth Arm’ of, ‘Community First’ registered charity number 288117.

Please visit www.communityfirst.org.uk/yaw for more information or visit their Facebook Page.

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