New Prevention Service for 0-19 Years – Views Wanted

Worcestershire County Council are commissioning a new 0-19 Prevention Service for children, young people and families to commence from October 2016. The new service will replace some current services including:- Health Visiting (pre-school child development checks & targeted support) Breastfeeding Support School Health (school-age health and development reviews […]

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Youth Workers Receive Youth Work Practice Level Two Certificates

Michael Hunter, chairman of Young Solutions said congratulations were in order when he presented the successful participants with their certificates at a presentation event at Young Solutions Droitwich offices. Harry Sargent, Caroline Freeman and Gareth Williams pictured here are three of the youth workers that have successfully […]

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Shape Up For Work

Young Solutions has received Big Lottery funding to deliver Shape Up for Work, a brand new project aimed at improving unemployed young people’s fitness, health as well as building confidence. Fitness training will contribute to tackling feelings of low-self-esteem, self-assurance is a trait that many employers look […]

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Celebrating the Volunteering ‘Tryers’

Worcestershire’s premier annual youth volunteering Awards are being launched today Monday 7th December. The 2016 Tryangle Awards will once more offer the chance to nominate a Worcestershire young person who has shown resolve and commitment to volunteering and this year the Awards have introduced a new category that […]

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Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) FREE Training Event 2016

FREE TRAINING – Awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Tuesday 19th January 2016  3.00 – 5.00pm and repeated at 6.00 – 8.00pm Venue: Perdiswell Young People’s Leisure Club It is a statutory requirement that individual agencies/ organisations are responsible for ensuring that all people working in a paid or voluntary […]

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Positive Activities Commissioning Timetable

Worcestershire County Council have agreed to commission 3 years of funding for Positive Activities, from April 2016 to March 2019, and they are currently assessing the tenders. The key dates are as follows: Tender Live on the Portal       Wed 2nd Dec Deadline for questions to be […]

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Young People’s GP Survey Results

Earlier in the year we undertook a survey on behalf of Healthwatch Worcestershire to find out what young people thought of their GP practice. The report has now been published and can be found on Healthwatch’s website here. The main findings were: Overall the young people were happy […]

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WCC Cabinet approve new 3 year Positive Activities funding

The future approach to commissioning positive activities was considered by Worcestershire County Council’s Cabinet on Thursday 15th October and funding for 3 years from April 2016 was approved. This followed a review of positive activities requested by Cabinet in July 2014, a survey of young people, and a councillor-led […]

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A Successful Annual General Meeting

Young People are Important – Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Tells Youth Charity AGM A vision of a new community spirit that involved young people working together to improve society was the message at the heart of what West Mercia’s Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner Barrie Sheldon […]

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Welcome to our new website!

We are pleased to announce the launch of our new website! It is the final piece of our re-brand and we are excited by our new look. We hope you find it bright, informative and interesting. Please let us know your thoughts.

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