Wow it has been a hard 2 days but we have raised £3233 and hope to get to our target of £6000 before Friday. It is amazing how many people care for our children. Many of the donations are from total strangers. Thank you everyone even those anonymous donors. Keep the donations coming in and [...]
We would like to ensure children spend their school holidays in a positive environment with our passionate and caring youth workers. With a fun packed 2 weeks we will help build the self esteem and confidence of these children , empowering and preparing them for the next academic year. You can help a child build [...]
Double your donation to Youthdirect on theBigGive.org.uk from midday (12pm) on Monday 15th May. Youthdirect is taking part in the Summer Give, the biggest online match funding campaign which helps charities raise funds to alleviate the impact of child poverty during the long summer holidays. We will be raising funds for our project [...]
We are delighted that The Childhood trust has selected us for the Summer Give 2017. We aim to raise £6000 from 12pm, Monday 15th May until 12pm, Friday 19th May. this will than be matched to enable our Holiday program to take place.
Over 13 years of changing children's life at Youthdirect and we have moved to another step. A group of children who have used our services have volunteered to come in during the classes and assist the younger children's who are having difficulties. Their assistance is greatly appreciated. All the boys were treated to a meal [...]
We are well into 2017 and things are looking great. Membership is growing and the feedback is getting better. Whilst it might still be cold outside our Summer plans are well underway with Watersports and holiday scheme the main subject at our management meetings. Last year we reported Elephants at Youthdirect well this year it [...]
As this year comes to an end we look back and reflect. Our membership numbers have risen once again we are providing more classes than ever. The summer months as always have been hectic with close t0 100 children attending our summer day camp, which judging on the feedback received,was a great success. Our water sports [...]
With cuts to funding hitting hard, Youthdirect have put on hold any new programs until funding can be confirmed. We will concentrate on the current courses. woodwork for over 10 years old , art for over 10 years old and crafts for ages 8 to 10. We can confirm that we have made provisional bookings [...]
Last year 12 year old M who had been attending our out of school group for some time , decided to create a Menorah (Hanukia) with the resemblance of Kever Rachel (Tomb of Rachel). Using a variety different woods (hard and softwoods), he worked many hours on this project and this is his results. He [...]
Youthdirect are now the proud holders of The Gold Quality Mark. Whilst we cannot go any higher in Quality Mark we will still strive to get better in all our services. Watch out for our new sessions starting in the new year.