North Yorkshire Young People Autumn/ Winter Round-up

Over the last few months as the light has drawn in, customers across the North Yorkshire Young people’s Pathway have remained busy, using social and inspirational activities to give young people the opportunity to develop skills that will support them as adults living independently. Mercury House In Scarborough the NYYPP service are settling into their […]

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Springboard Customers Survive Zombie Apocalypse!

Springboard customers survived a three day Zombie Apocalypse Residential!  With special thanks to Allerthorpe Lakeland Park, Yormed, Lee and Di at Wild Harvest and Paul Dore Bushcraft. Here is the story day by day… Day One The group gathered together and prepared food and equipment for the trip before heading to Allerthorpe Lakeside Park for some raft […]

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Young People Fundraise for Foundation Craven

This summer our team in Skipton, Foundation Craven, benefitted from some fundraising by young people taking part in a UFA (University of the First Age) the National Citizenship Service challenge. Our colleague from Craven reports: Bridget and I met the groups at the NCS ‘Making A Difference’ event at Trinity University and promoted Foundation services, […]

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Social Inclusion – A Core Building Block For A Positive Future.

At Foundation our core mission is to create ‘inclusive communities where everyone matters’. Through our work we seek to engage our customers in opportunities for building a sense of social inclusion. Often this work is around mental and physical health, changing behaviours, taking responsibility and learning practical skills for keeping home and employment. Yet for […]

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North Yorkshire Young People Go Ape!

Customers from the across the NYYPP enjoyed days out at the Go APE activity centre in Northumberland. GO APE is a high ropes activity in the tree tops, it involves swinging from Tarzan swings, jumping into cargo nets and tackling high ropes obstacles. The purpose of the day was to give customers new experiences and […]

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Let’s Talk About Sex…

Workers and customers in our young people’s project have been tackling conversations around sex – sexual health and consent. One of our Activity’s worker’s reports: At The YMCA and Derwent Lodge in Ryedale (Foundation’s partners) took part in the quarter yearly programme of sexual health information advice and screening session. Customers were surprised that people […]

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