Cardiff Youth Service offer six grants to third sector Youth organisation in Cardiff to ensure Youth Work activity is on offer to young people in communities and they have access to Youth Workers to support them. All organisations apply for funding through the scheme and are supported to ensure better outcomes for young people in Cardiff
From our community centre, YMCA Plas, YMCA Cardiff provides a number of activities for young people. Our Youth Club provides a space for young people to access support from trained youth workers every Thursday between 4pm and 8pm. Each youth club session will have a number of activities running including sport/exercise, arts and crafts and issue based workshops . For more information follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @YMCACardiffYouthProvisions or head to their website click here
South Riverside Community Development Centre
South Riverside youth centre offer a wide range of programmes and activities for young people between the age of 11-25 years. Both of our youth clubs are staffed by qualified youth workers, and open Monday and Thursday evenings 6.00pm to 8.30pm. If you require further information call Steve Khaireh on 07447070966 or head to their website click here
A Welsh language Urdd online Youth Club for anyone in the Cardiff and Vale area. We welcome any one in years 7-9pm. Come join the fun and meet new friends in a safe environment. We encourage any Welsh language learners to join the club, we will make sure that the club is friendly and they will fit right in!
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Action Caerau Ely
ACE youth offer is based around street based work, meeting the young people in their environment, understanding their daily lives, needs and feelings. This method allows access to young people who are disengaged from their schools, households or wider community. We signpost to services available with the hope of creating opportunities.
We offer our services on Monday's and Friday's in Ely and Caerau 5-8pm, where we use a variation of the Ace Van and street based work from 5pm till 8pm visiting hotspots offering advice, sign posting and C card service.
Tuesday's and Thursday's 5-8pm we offer street based work in the Fairwater area.
Cathays Community Centre
Cathays Community Centre host a variety of youth clubs through the Youth Innovation Grants.
Our Embassy Youth Club is held every Monday 6-8:30pm, this is an open access club for anyone aged 11-25. We offer opportunities in an inclusive and fun environment to perform in our music studios, learn skills like cooking, play sports games and meet new friends. Currently, EYC is being delivered online over video call sessions include things like quizzes, video games, cooking, dancing, exercise, yoga games nights and karaoke.
Friday evenings 6-9pm we run the Inclusive Youth Provision, for young people with additional learning needs. young people are encouraged to play sports, make music, and meet new friends. Run as a partnership between CCYCP and Cardiff Council.
Ministry Of Life
Ministry of Life are delivering a blended approach to youth work combining virtual and physical youth work activities. We were recognised by Social Firms Wales and Wales Coop as one of the first organisations to innovate our approach to the lockdown. Find out more information about our innovative approach.
We have also featured on ITV Wales News for this work in partnership with Cardiff Youth Service at East Moors Youth Centre.
We have been engaging with all of our groups through online messenger which has supported continuous engagement. We are delivering online music events, online cv writing sessions, socially distanced walks and general mentoring and support. The youth sessions are run on a weekly basis and there are a whole variety of activities to get involved in. We run open mic nights every week on a Wednesday evening as well as socially distanced walks.