Youth and Families Matter
We are involved with a wide range of community and social activities.
Youth and Families Matter
(charity number 1128524) is the church's community project. We offer support to children, young people and families in our local community.
The project aim is to help meet the increasing needs of children, young people, and families through support, training and education.
Examples of Work:
- Parenting courses for parents of pre-schoolers, junior age, or of teenagers.
- Several other courses, including self-esteem, anger management, support for parents of children with additional needs
- Befriending individuals and families.
- Offering practical help as an agency for the Basics Bank project.
- Schools work.
- Detached youthwork as in the Streetwise project.
- Holiday playschemes and activity days.
- Working with other voluntary or statutory agencies.
For more information please call 023 8086 0320 or e-mail Youth and Families Matter
, or see some of the updates below:
YFM Update - Sep 2011
Read the latest Newsletter from YFM with reports from all of the summer activities, such as Play scheme week for 5-11's, Activity week for 11-14's, Family day trips and more... Download the Sep 2011 YFM Newsletter More...
Earn Cash For YFM With Your Online Christmas Shopping
Don't forget you can raise funds for Youth and Families Matter as you do your online Christmas shopping without any extra cost to you. Simply log on to: www.easyfundraising.org.uk/causes/yfm Then follow the links to all your favourite websites and shop as usual. Earn cash for YFM as you shop. +… More...
YFM Update - May 2011
This newsletter is full of activities that we have been running over the last couple of months. Find out about the 2 trips we went on over the Easter holidays, as well as the 2 days of play scheme. We have some new initiatives planned for the next summer play… More...
YFM Update - March 2011
This newsletter is full of new things that YFM are doing over this next year. It is really exciting to be able to expand our work. We have been fortunate to receive a couple of small grants recently to allow us to do these things. As ever, though we still… More...
YFM Update - July 2010
Read the latest newsletter from Youth and Families Matter, including: A New Bus For Streetwise, Summer Playscheme, The YFM Fashion Show, Phatfish Concert, New Youth Worker, Thursday Coffee Morning, Future Fundraising Events and Prayer Focus. Download the July 2010 YFM Newsletter More...
YFM Update - September 2009
Read the latest update from Youth and Families Matter, including: Charity status, Trustees, New Website, New Staff, Fundraising, Volunteers, Streetwise and Question Time with the Family Workers. YFM is a Charity – Number 1128524 We finalised the transition from Spurgeons across to YFM on 1st April. We now have our… More...
YFM Update - February 2009
News from Kelly: It continues to be very busy and productive here at YFM. We are missing Tom, but have heard that he’s settling in well to his new job. We continue with our schools work, youth work and family support. We are encouraged with the feedback we are receiving… More...
YFM Update - August 2008
Funding: It has certainly been an emotional rollercoaster since we found out that most of our funding streams were drying up. We have now come to the end of that rollercoaster (for now) with our faith increased and ready to see what is in store for the next 12 months.… More...