Youth Organisations

Where else can you find support?

Here are some links to organisations that may be able to support you. We'll keep updating this page. Please get in touch if you'd like to list your organisation here.

Beatfreeks

is an agency for young people, investing in their creativity. Sign up to their community (for free) for access to events, support, creative development programmes, mentoring, funding, and surveys, to share your opinion and shape reports & research.  

 

The GAP

is a community space and gallery in Balsall Heath, creating space and time for young people to make sense of the world through creative and cultural action. They run projects and events for young people to get involved, providing opportunities for artists & makers, and provide volunteering opportunities.

 

Young Women’s Trust

is a feminist charity, supporting young women aged 18-30 who have experience of living on low or no pay and who are not in full time education. and involving them in debating issues that affect them. YWT offers free coaching, webinars and events, support with work & job applications, and opportunities to connect with others. They also carry out research to amplify young women’s voices and have an advisory panel to inform and contribute to their work.

 

 

Join the Birmingham Arts Volunteers Facebook Group

for opportunities with arts organisations across the Midlands, to volunteer and get involved with events.

 

 

We Are Here Brum

was set up to run creative sessions for ages 15-18. During lockdown, there have been meetings online, with creative opportunities and spaces for conversation.

The Prince’s Trust

is a charity that supports young people with free courses, grants and mentoring opportunities to inspire young people to build their confidence and start a career. They also have a Coronavirus support hub.

Gendered Intelligence

is trans-led charity working across the UK, aiming to increase understandings of gender diversity. Gendered Intelligence runs a range of youth groups in London, Leeds and Bristol for young trans people, non-binary and questioning young people aged under 21, as well as a peer support group in London for people aged 18-30.

 

Mermaids

offers support for gender diverse kids, young people and their families. They have a community and forum for young people to connect, seek advice and get support.

 

4Front Project

are a London based, youth member led organisation working for peace and justice in their local communities. They work to to provide a platform for young people who have been impacted by violence to create change, through 1:1 and group support, training and advocacy.

 

Cherished

is Birmingham based mentoring and support organisation for girls in primary & secondary school, providing a safe and nurturing space.

 

Create Jobs

are a London based organisation, providing, opportunties, connections and support for young people seeking employment.

 

Reclaim

are a North West based youth leadership and social change organisation, amplifying the voices of young working class people.

 

Unmuted Brum

are a Birmingham-based support network for LGBTQIA people of colour, providing safe spaces for conversation and meet-ups.

 

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