Author: CYP

Summer Has Begun!

For the past two weeks, CYP has been doing what it does best by giving young people lots of activities to get involved in this summer! Of course, all of our activities have been influenced and lead by our members themselves. Starting with our new Monday music session, where young creators Amarni and Richard will…
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We are OPEN!

We’re thrilled to announce that we are now slowly starting to re-open our doors. We want to assure you we are working hard to keep our members and staff safe, whilst making our sessions run as smoothly as possible for young people.     Our new summer programme will observe social distancing, and young people…
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Summer Plans at CYP

Lockdown is gradually being eased, and as of this week we have started to shape some very exciting summer plans. We have had some funding from Youth Music to run online production and performance tuition, alongside some live lounge sessions which will be up on our Youtube channel. As well as that, we are also…
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Happy Volunteers Week!

As it was Volunteers Week last week; CYP would like to thank all of our volunteers from past and present. As a small charity, our volunteers enable us to keep going and do the work that we do. We have volunteers in a wide variety of roles; maintenance, IT, trustees, and volunteers that help us…
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Keeping Young People Engaged at CYP

Although we can not run our regular sessions for the time being, that still hasn’t stopped us from talking to our members and shaping our future plans on their voice. Last week there was a group call to get young people involved in the Good Growth Project. The Good Growth Fund is Mayor Sadiq Khan’s…
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Mental Health Awareness Week

It is Mental Health Awareness Week and never has there been a more profound time in recent history to talk about mental health. 1 in 5 persons will experience a mental health problem in their life, and it is important that we break the stigma on talking about it. Even if you think you are…
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Exciting Funding News From Sport England!

CYP has been awarded £6,400 of National Lottery funding from Sport England’s Community Emergency Fund towards irrecoverable costs incurred during the on-going COVID-19 pandemic. The outbreak of the virus and the consequent shutdown of businesses as of March 23 has left the sport and physical activity sector facing a period of uncertainty. In response, on…
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Online Youth Club at CYP

With lock-down not being lifted anytime soon, our youth workers are now offering youth club virtually. Some of our members enjoyed an online virtual hangout on ‘House Party’. They seem to all be in good spirits and have been occupying themselves well during the pandemic. They all shared what they got up to and even…
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Difficult times bring out the best in people at CYP

There is a famous quote: “Difficult times often bring out the best in people”; this has definitely been the case here at CYP. Since launching our Coronavirus Emergency Appeal two weeks ago we have already achieved over 50% of our target. As well as that, three wonderful funders have already awarded us with grants. We…
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CYP on BBC News and Introducing our Coronavirus Emergency Appeal

As we all know, it is an unsettling time in the world at the moment with many people isolating at home. Unfortunately, for some young people this has lead to disastrous consequences as many are feeling displaced as they have lost their main social outlet and safe-space at CYP. Fortunately, our Outreach Workers have just…
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