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The Road Ahead 2018

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has published today (31 January 2018) it’s review of the sector’s operating environment. Be ready for some challenging reading

Homeless Young People’s Charities meet Mr Edwin Booth

Meeting of homeless Young People’s charities and Mr Edwin Booth, sets out to create new and better ways at supporting young people to navigate the uncertain waters of ‘homelessness, training and employment’ while managing themselves through the turbulent years of adolescence, to calmer seas enabling safe passage to aspirant and fulfilling lives.

YL News for the New Year

Following our open call for ideas for a New Initiative, to use and take forward Young Lancashire’s Legacy Funds from 1st July 2018, we received a total of 21 ideas; so what happens next?

Charity Champions

Here’s a great opportunity for coverage on the new BBC Radio 2 Sunday morning programme. On 4 February, Good Morning Sunday will be relaunched on BBC Radio 2 and will start a new segment called Charity Champions.

Apply to Bursary Fund

Grants to support personal development opportunities up to £250 for young people involved with Members Groups. Click the link to download an application form.

Developing resilience

Having identified the need to improve young people’s resilience, we established a pilot programme with two local youth clubs focused on resilience and the development of mental toughness.

Living in the real world

The aim of this project was to support the personal development of social and human capital of young people within Lancashire’s schools, colleges, and clubs and youth organisations.

Community Partnerships

A call has been issued (31 July 2017) by the Home Office to fund the development of partnership projects aimed at preventing hate crime. Applications to be submitted by 15 September 2017.

Annual Report 2017

Our annual report for 2017 has been approved by the Board for issue to Companies House and the Charity Commission. To download the report with summary accounts click the link above.

Digital Hubs

UK Youth has secured funding from the Nominet Trust to set up Digital Hubs across the UK. Parts of Lancashire have identified as areas where there is a strong likelihood of digital exclusion. Resources circa £4k-£5k are available for members who set up a digital hub.

Case Study: Resilience Project

How has the project supported the young person? The sessions allowed the time and a safe environment for John to open up and talk to members of staff. We set John personal goals for him to try and work towards to keep him focused. We worked on his...