21 October 2021
The theme is Rural Youth Work and the session is subsidised and therefore free to attend.
The event is aimed at anyone working or volunteering with young people in Suffolk, as well as community groups and town and parish councils who are interested in developing their youth offer or would like to know more about issues affecting young people.
There will be talks from the National Youth Agency, Kooth Wellbeing, and the Criminal Exploitation hub, as well as Suffolk based youth organisations on a range of subjects including; setting up a rural youth project, detached youth work, engagement and diversity. There will be time for a workshop at the end, on rural action planning and networking.
21 October 2021
Explore is designed to build confidence and communication skills, handle personal finances, and look after one's mental health. Including six months of support to help find and apply for jobs. The first session is on 26 October, however a young person can be referred at any time.
Get Ready is a short 3-day course which also covers CV writing skills, financial support, and interview techniques. It is essentially a condensed version to of Explore and as such is aimed at those who would require less assistance and 1 to 1 support. The application deadline for this course is 26 of October.
Both courses are available for young people aged 16-30 who are not currently in full time education, employment or training.
18 October 2021
The UKYP is run by young people aged 11 to 18 years old, with a passion to change the world for the better. It is not about being political or a top student, it is to represent the views of other young people in Suffolk, on issues that matter on a local and national level.
13 October 2021
A new programme for young people in Suffolk
Aged 16-25 and struggling with an eating disorder?
If you live in Suffolk and are looking to tackle recovery head on, this one’s for you.
27 October 2020
The Source is a website where young people can go for advice and support on a range of topics, including education, health and finance. They also advertise a range of youth groups and clubs located in Suffolk.
20 June 2019
Following a number of recommendations from students and young people, the Kesgrave Underpass was improved.
Suffolk Highways came to the underpass and fixed the drains which had been causing flooding.
LED lights were also installed along the length of the underpass to make it feel like a more open and safe space.