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Youth Work

Youth work engages in voluntary relationships with young people which promote achievement, confidence and self-esteem. We encourage and support young people to reflect on their values and make informed decisions about their lives and the communities of which they are a part.

We currently deliver over 30 hours of detached work a week, and we currently work in the following wards; Kingstanding; Stockland Green; Erdington; Tyburn; Trinity; Newhall.

Streetwise detached project

Working across the North of Birmingham, the aim of the project is to engage with disadvantaged youth people aged 11-19yrs old on the streets and encourage them to be social participants within their communities. All staff are qualified youth workers, with a passion for supporting young people with their needs and promoting positive activities and participation in the area.

Contact – Kirsty Burden on 0121 354 5614

Youth Clubs

YMCA Sutton Coldfield Youth WorkKingstanding Youth Club
Kingstanding leisure centre
Every Tuesday (term time) from 6pm – 8pm
50p entrance fee.
Young People 10 – 19 welcome
Contact – Kirsty Burden on 0121 354 5614

Slade Road Youth Club
Next to Slade Primary School, Broomfield Road (off Slade Road)
Mondays and Wednesday 5-7pm
50p entrance Fee
Young People 11-19 welcome
Contact – Kirsty Burden on 0121 354 5614

Youth Activities

This project runs 3 days a week during the School Holidays from 8:15 am- 5:45pm. The aim of this project is to give young people aged 11-16yrs old, the freedom to gain independence, whilst having new experiences alongside qualified youth workers.

Contact – office on 0121 354 5614

Youth Leadership Opportunities

We offer a range of youth leadership opportunities for young people aged 14-24yrs old. These include; workshops and training; volunteer opportunists; lobbying and advocacy; governance

Contact; Kirsty Burden / Sinead Frith– 0121 354 5614