Our Youth Team offers a wide programme of activities and support to people aged 8 – 19 years old within Castle Vale, Erdington, Falcon Lodge and Hodge Hill. The aim of these sessions is to:
- provide a safe and thriving environment for young people to develop socially,
- gain new experiences,
- learn new skills,
- provide opportunities to experience new things,
- be able to make informed decisions, through informal education, on issues that affect their lives and to play an active role within their community. to
We offer a free universal service within Castle Vale, Erdington and Falcon Lodge which includes evening youth clubs and holiday activity programmes and targeted mentoring support within local schools. We also offer a platform for ‘Youth Voice’ through our Young Leaders Project and Social Action campaigns.
We also offer a street based service working with young people within Castle Vale, Erdington, Falcon Lodge and Hodge Hill, promoting positive activities and providing information and guidance to these young people.
During school holiday periods the youth team deliver holiday activity programmes across all of the areas listed above with each programme being organised following consultation with young people.