Young Gloucestershire (YG) is a countywide charity that supports disadvantaged young people (aged 11-25) who are facing challenges in their lives.

YG supports young people who are facing some very difficult times; whether it be a disruptive home life, caring for a family member or coping with a mental health issue. Young people turn to us for help and we offer them practical ways to find confidence and develop the skills they need to get on track and to move into a job, education or training.

YG’s vision is for young people to have the confidence motivation and skills to improve their lives. We work to achieve this vision by creating opportunities that educate, inform and inspire.

We Provide

Training and Development

YG offer a range of programmes designed to help young people gain confidence and increase their skills and knowledge so that they can take the next step in their lives.
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Practical Support

YG work with young people to deal with the challenges they face in everyday life. From advice on employment and housing to budgeting and relationships; we support young people to make informed choices.
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Community Involvement

YG support young people to engage in the local area and work with communities to provide opportunities for young people. YG believe that we need to work together in order to achieve the best for young people.
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Some Facts

1486 young people actively engaged in our services last year.
91% completion rate across all our programmes.
21,588 hours spent by young people on projects in the community.
£27,652 raised by young people for local charities.
604 young people completed National Citizen Service.
1015 young people visited the link, our drop-in centre in Gloucester.

Latest News

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Kirsty talks about The Link, which includes EmpoweHER and Myself, My Community and My World.
Tuesday, 20 November 2018
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Katy-Jane is the new Mental Health Youth Worker and discusses the new role and mental health issues.
Thursday, 1 November 2018
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Tamsin Abbott-Wright has had an amazing Summer working at a variety of residential centres and supporting Social Action Projects.
Monday, 3 September 2018