We are proud of the network of partners that fund us to deliver services that change the lives of disadvantaged young people and ensure the best possible outcomes for them. Our partnership approach enables us to:
- Get young people into work, training or education
- Increase educational achievement and prevent exclusion
- Promote and sustain new enterprise
- Tackle anti-social behavior and youth crime
- Improve young people’s health and well being
- Improve young people’s skills through personal development and confidence building activities
We're currently working with:
- Antrim and Newtownabbey Council – Supporting unemployed 16- to 24-year-olds in Antrim and Newtownabbey to access Development Awards to re-engage in education, training and employment.
Ards and North Down Borough Council – Supporting 16- to 25-year-olds in Ards and North Down to access Development Awards to re-engage in education, training and employment.
- Big Lottery Fund – Working to support 16-20-year-olds who have an offending background, are leaving the care system or disengaged from education, to engage through themes such as sport or the arts and support them into further education, training or employment.
Department for Communities – working together to support young people who are unemployed or part time employed and have completed a Prince’s Trust programme, to undertake a wide range of volunteering opportunities which will build their skills and confidence and increase their chances of gaining sustainable employment, or progressing into education or training.
- Department for the Economy Supporting 16 - 30 year olds by combatting poverty and enhancing social inclusion by reducing economic inactivity and increasing the skills bases of those currently in work and future participants in the workforce
- Mid and East Antrim Borough Council – Working to support unemployed 16- 24-year-olds in Mid and East Antrim to access Development Awards to re-engage in education, training and employment.
- Education Authority for Northern Ireland – Working with young people aged 13-19 in mainstream, special and alternative education schools who are at risk of underachievement or exclusion from school to re-engage with learning.
We are continually seeking to develop new and innovative public sector partnerships to support disadvantaged young people in Northern Ireland. We want to work with you.