Children and Young People

Our intent:

To support children and young people to be safe, healthy, resilient and active participants in the community.

Our principles:

Our staff and volunteers will engage with children and young people using the following principles to ensure they have a positive experience and reach their full potential:

  • Informed by young people with expectations managed within the resources available
  • Supported by a skilled workforce of diverse staff and volunteers
  • Respecting and valuing differences
  • Understanding child vulnerabilities and adolescent development

Our values:

  • We work with children and young people using a trauma informed approach
  • We apply restorative practice
  • We follow the United Nations Convention on the rights of the Child
  • We ensure our activities are engaging and enjoyable
  • We plan evidence based activities to deliver improved outcomes
  • We understand and demonstrate our safeguarding role

Our desired outcomes:

Our staff and volunteers strive to deliver the following positive outcomes to reduce the likelihood of children and young people needing targeted interventions as they move forward with their lives.

  • Improve their safety through fire, home, water and road safety education
  • Strengthen their protective factors
  • Build self-esteem, self-confidence and self-control
  • Create learning opportunities and develop new skills that enrich their personal development
  • Develop their ability to manage and build healthy personal and social relationships
  • Reduce isolation, loneliness and risky behaviours
  • Increase social commitment and a strong sense of community
  • Benefit from relationships with trusted adults and peers to guide and explore new experiences 
  • Build our services collaboratively and in partnership as a trusted professional

Our activities:

We provide services that support children and young people's health and wellbeing and offer character building opportunities, which both lead to more resilient communities:

If you have any questions or queries please contact us on or 03452234221