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

1541 young people actively engaged in our services last year.
91% completion rate across all our programmes.
4500 hours spent by young people on projects in the community.
450 hours donated to YG by volunteer mentors.
325 hours of counselling was provided to young people.
660 young people visited the link, our drop-in centre in Gloucester.

Latest News

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Hannah, our Mentoring Coordinator tells us how volunteering has made a difference to her and can be a great help to you.
Thursday, 15 February 2018
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NCS worker Deanna tells us why she is so excited to welcome in the new year.
Thursday, 25 January 2018
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Vikki Bell tells us about her new role as National Citizen Service Coordinator. (Whilst wearing a onesie for Children in Need).
Friday, 17 November 2017