Youth work is a distinct educational process adapted across a variety of settings to support a young person’s personal, social and educational development.
Young people who choose to use youth work provision and engage with youth work professionals for many reasons; to meet friends, to have fun, to spend time in a safe space, to take part in specific activities, to build relationships with adults, or to get help and advice. Youth work therefore offers young people a wide range of activities and opportunities. These activities and the relationships that underpin them, promote young people’s personal and social development in various ways. Young people:
We provide a range of activities where young people learn confidence and soft skills; awareness and personal reflection. These activities give individuals the opportunity to think about what they need to move forward and make the right decisions for the future and successfully transition to adulthood and support them to engage and take part in their communities. We support and tackle topical issues and those prevalent to young people in Somerset including but not limited too; employment, personal aspiration, social mobility, self esteem, and health and wellbeing.