Suffolk Young People's Health Project (4YP)

Drop-in activities and youth work

Young People’s Workers lead activities and run the open-access drop-in where young people can: get advice and guidance; learn and develop life, social, and work skills; be warm and safe; develop social networks; use computers; cook and eat healthily; be referred to wider support.

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Registered Charity in England and Wales (1084286)

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Amount raised

£5

Donations

1

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    Helping

Location

Situation

Life for 12-25 year olds can be difficult. Young people face pressure from school/work, or stress from having neither, they experience hormone changes, and expectations of what is the ‘norm’, right or popular from peers and the media. For the first time young people enter in to intimate relationships, have to make important decisions, or become independent. This strain damages their health. Many need our support to overcome these debilitating and confusion issues.

Solution

Vulnerable young people can voluntarily access our support when they need it. Youth work provides guidance and informally educates young people, supporting them one-to-one or in groups to work through the issues affecting them. They are equipped with the confidence, knowledge and coping mechanisms they need. Those with extreme, complex needs, and living chaotic lifestyles, have a service with which they can, and do, engage.