Generic Youth Work - As the contract holder for the delivery of youth work provision for 13-19 year olds in the Doxford and St Chad’s wards, The Box Youth Project has oered a wide variety of opportunities
Outreach youth work – youth workers have worked with young people out on the streets, providing information and support on dierent issues and signposting
young people to youth work activities and services provided by other agencies.
Girl’s work – youth workers have worked with female only groups to develop
confdence and self-awareness through discussion and group work activities that
have focused on issues such as positive body image, healthy relationships, rights
and responsibilities, physical and mental wellbeing.
Youth club sessions – the youth building has provided young people with a base
to chill out with friends, play or listen to music, access the internet/games
consoles, play pool/table tennis or get involved in more structured activities.
site activities – throughout the year and particularly during holiday periods
young people have enjoyed taking part in a wide range of activities that have
included kayaking, bushcraft, climbing, mountain biking, bowling, ice skating,
fishing, and golfing to name but a few!
Young People's Quotes
“the youthie gives us somewhere
to hang out on nights when there
is nowt else to do.”
“the project has helped me to
grow in confidence and get
involved in things I wouldn’t have
dreamed of doing before.”
“I love coming here because we
have a good laugh with the
workers and get to do cool stuff.
They listen to our ideas and
encourage us to get involved in
making them happen.”