The Key Framework

The Key supports youth and community organisations to assist their young people aged 11-25 to think, plan, do and review their very own project ideas, helping them to explore their own passions, develop important life skills (communication, problem solving, making decisions and more) and self-confidence. The Key exists because we believe all young people should have the opportunity to make the most of their own

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Chance for Change: Rites of Passage Programme

Chance for Change is an international charity based in the UK, Malawi and Nepal. It is committed to helping young people work through the challenges they face, to help them take control of their circumstances and ultimately change their lives. The Rites of Passage Programme is a UK based programme for 18 to 28 year olds. It operates primarily from the remote Striding Edge Centre in the

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Centrepoint: Lifewise in East Gateshead

      Are you 16-25 and living in the East Gateshead area? Do you want to; work as part of a group & meet new people, improve your skills, be in with a chance to win High Street voucher?   You can;   o    Learn to cook and take part in a Come Dine With Me style competition o    Receive support with CV Writing

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DISC Services in the North East

  Below is an updated list of DISC services available in the north east:

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Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day : Centrepoint

Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day : Centrepoint This year’s Children’s Commissioner’s Takeover Day saw Centrepoint Sunderland being taken over by young people from Southwick Primary School. The Year 6 students spent the day at the Northern Head Office of Centrepoint in Foyle Street, Sunderland, alongside staff and a Centrepoint Youth Educator where they learned about youth homelessness and completed a challenge to suggest ideas for ending

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YMCA Sunderland : Making a difference To You (MAD4U) programme

  Making a difference To You or MAD4U is a peer education programme that has been in operation for several years and is ran and organised by those that have been homeless or who are currently homeless and who may have various other issues including family breakdown, etc.  They have worked together in order to write a program of activities including advice on homeless issues,

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Volunteering Opportunities For Young People With Criminal Records Study

      The Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR) at Birkbeck College, London, is conducting a study funded by the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and Barrow Cadbury Trust about volunteering opportunities for young people who have criminal records. Volunteering is seen as something which brings benefits to those directly helped by the voluntary work, and also to the volunteers themselves, their local communities and wider society.

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Youth Educators – Centrepoint

Category Prevention X Support Services   Accommodation   Other (please specify X (Training) Title of case study/project Youth Educators Project Activity undertaken (including what, where, who and how) Centrepoint delivers facilitation and peer education training to young people aged 16-25, who are homeless, or at risk of homelessness. The training includes group work, communication and peer mentoring, and is accredited by AQA. Once trained and

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Youth Voice (YHN Young people’s service)

Category Prevention     Support Services   Accommodation     Other (please specify   Title of case study/project Youth Voice (YHN Young people’s service) Activity undertaken (including what, where, who and how) Youth Voice is for young people who have experienced homelessness or housing issues.  Participants volunteer through peer education, organising positive activities for others, and assessing service provision in the city.   In 2010-2011

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