Cardiff Youth Service are part of Cardiff Council’s Education department. We work with young people aged 11-25 to develop personal, social and educational development through a variety of opportunities. This includes activities in communities, participatory experiences, as well as information, support and guidance enabling young people to reach their unique full potential. We work with young people in a variety of settings offering both universal and, for those identified as vulnerable, targeted support.
Our youth workers and youth support workers are a nationally qualified, registered workforce. Applying for registration (ewc.wales). We are friendly and approachable, with our purpose being to help and work with young people in a variety of settings. We can support young people with information, guidance, experiencing new opportunities and discussions around issues that may be affecting them or their peers. Children’s rights and the UNCRC is embedded in all of the work we do, with regular consultations occuring on an ongoing basis. Cardiff council are committed to a partnership with UNICEF to make Cardiff a child-friendly city .
Our engagement with young people takes place in youth centres and youth clubs, on the street where young people are, as well as in schools and communities. We are starting to engage more in digital spaces, and you can follow our various social media channels to find out more. We can not deliver work with young people alone, and are committed to collaboration and partnerships in communities throughout Cardiff. Contact us to find out more.