Our Streetmate youth workers will reach out to young people in their community. Through a mix of detached or outreach youth work we offer support and guidance – referring young people to services where they would benefit from further support.
Streetmate workers go out on foot, with their mobile unit or work in settings where young people hang out. Sometimes Streetmate workers just sit and chat. or they might put on some games and activities for a group such as rounders or football. Whatever they are doing they are working to build trust with the young people and the surrounding community.
We have a long experience of working with a variety of issues facing young people such as:
involvement in anti-social behaviour or petty crime
getting into trouble at school or being frequently excluded
being affected by relationship problems
using drugs, alcohol or other harmful substances
being at risk of homelessness or family breakdown
Focusing on the future is really important for young people. This means helping them to access training or further education is a big part of what we offer.
We empower young people to make positive decisions about their lives and build their confidence and self-esteem, enabling them to access opportunities so they can reach their full potential.
With current projects in Haywards Heath and Hurstpierpoint we would welcome contacts from villages, parishes, town or boroughs who want to find out more about this service.
Adur & Worthing Youth Council would like to meet with young leaders from groups across the district & borough. Are you a young volunteer, leader, person aged 11-18 who can represent your groups we want to hear from you! To Register: bit.ly/3eaJrfc.#sussexcyp... See MoreSee Less
SHOUT OUT to all young people aged 12 to 19 from Horsham District? Join Heike today at 2pm for homework support. Want to have some fun and socialise? Join Jo and Sheri at 4pm to 6pm for online fun, games and more. See you soon.#sussexcyp. ... See MoreSee Less
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