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Projects

LIFE SKILLS
We provide life skills sessions and support in healthy cooking, budgeting, claiming benefits, housing advice and more.....
HEALTH / People
ACCREDITATIONS
We offer a whole range of free online courses to complete in house, AQA unit awards and we can also fund external courses if we feel they will beneficial to the individual.
People
EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
Our employability project runs every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 12-3 for young people aged 16-25. This operates as a drop in service
People
SPORT
We encourage an active lifestyle and the young people have recently took part in a variety of sporting activities thanks to Sport England and Street Games.
Sport
WORKSHOPS
We have held a number of workshops at Silx to give the young people new experiences, most recently we have NE Youth visit us to deliver a virtual driving workshop
People
TRIPS & RESIDENTIALS
We plan trips and residentials throughout the year, it gives the young people new and exciting opportunities including an annual summer trip to Flamingoland
OUTDOOR
ARTS & CRAFTS
An opportunity for the young people to get creative and express themselves. We run art sessions every week and get involved with lots of external projects in the local area
Art
HEALTH & WELLBEING
We always promote health and well being and run projects and activities every week around important issues such as alcohol awareness, healthy eating, smoking awareness, bullying, mental health and much more.....
HEALTH
FUNDRAISING
The young people enjoy getting involved with fundraising. We hold a youth festival every year which raises money for local charities and throughout the year the young people get involved with charity events, markets, stalls and community projects.
CHARITY
COMMUNITY PROJECTS
The young people are actively involved in supporting the local community, they recently took part in NE Youth's Tennerthon Challenge and with the money they raised they bought gifts for the local residents of waterloo house and visited them to deliver these just before Christmas.
CHARITY / People
VOLUNTEERING
Volunteering is a great way for the young people to help the community and learn new skills, this looks great on their CV and builds up confidence. Our young volunteers have recently been involved in an energy drink campaign to highlight the dangers and volunteered during our heritage project.
People
INTERGENERATIONAL WORK
We have won awards for the work we have done to bridge the gap between the older and younger generation in Blyth. Our most recent project was our heritage project which saw our young people working with the over 50s forum to explore youth work in Blyth from the 1930s-present day and create a book, this project was very successful.
CHARITY / People
LIFE SKILLS
We provide life skills sessions and support in healthy cooking, budgeting, claiming benefits, housing advice and more.....
HEALTH / People
ACCREDITATIONS
We offer a whole range of free online courses to complete in house, AQA unit awards and we can also fund external courses if we feel they will beneficial to the individual.
People
EMPLOYABILITY SUPPORT
Our employability project runs every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 12-3 for young people aged 16-25. This operates as a drop in service
People
WORKSHOPS
We have held a number of workshops at Silx to give the young people new experiences, most recently we have NE Youth visit us to deliver a virtual driving workshop
People
COMMUNITY PROJECTS
The young people are actively involved in supporting the local community, they recently took part in NE Youth's Tennerthon Challenge and with the money they raised they bought gifts for the local residents of waterloo house and visited them to deliver these just before Christmas.
CHARITY / People
VOLUNTEERING
Volunteering is a great way for the young people to help the community and learn new skills, this looks great on their CV and builds up confidence. Our young volunteers have recently been involved in an energy drink campaign to highlight the dangers and volunteered during our heritage project.
People
INTERGENERATIONAL WORK
We have won awards for the work we have done to bridge the gap between the older and younger generation in Blyth. Our most recent project was our heritage project which saw our young people working with the over 50s forum to explore youth work in Blyth from the 1930s-present day and create a book, this project was very successful.
CHARITY / People