What We Do
We support groups through a number of services including peer group meetings, individual and organisational mentoring, advice and policy development.
Our membership comprises full & part-time voluntary and community youth sector organisations providing services to children and young people funded through the Education Authority.
A strong, independent voice for our members.
A skilled & confident youth sector workforce.
Youth organisations that are governed effectively and well managed.
Youth settings that are Safe, Inclusive, Participative & deliver high quality service
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Youth Staff from across the sector participating in Day 1 of Workforce development training on the theme of Dealing with difficult behaviours.— Youth Work Alliance (@YouthWorkAll) May 17, 2022
Thanks to Bronagh Starrs for delivering this vital training. #Collaborativeworking #Developingthesector @eayouthservice pic.twitter.com/vHuinyyv60
See what people are saying about Youth Work Alliance
Being part of the YWA has massive benefits for me personally and for my organisation. We have a support network that allows us to develop our service and enhance our practice, while networking through a number of methods & activities. All on a local, national and international basis.
It is great to have so many opportunities to meet with others to share learning, information and sometimes challenges. It makes you feel less isolated knowing that we can come together discuss issues and propose solutions
The advantages of being a member of the Youth Work Alliance for us is having access to up to date support, services and information, being part of larger youth work collective and having opportunities for networking…
I have been involved with the North West Forum over the past two years and during this period that we have received a lot of support regarding youth work issues. I also welcome the fact that the forum consists of representatives from right across the youth sector…
I have worked in the same youth club for the past 28 years. During this time I have seen our club struggle with training for staff and volunteers, feeling isolated and in fear of the future. Youth Work Alliance has changed that for us. We are now part of a family of youth workers…
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We’re always looking for ways to connect and showcase what we do. Our team are also happy to help with any queries you may have. Members can contact the Alliance for direct support, using any of our internal emails, or through the details for our general office. We endeavour to respond as soon as possible, however due to the nature of our work some delays in responses may occasionally be possible.