Author: CYP

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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Temporary Closure & Introducing CYP Online!

Following the message from our PM on March 23rd, CYP will be closed until further notice to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. We aim to support all of the young people that we work with through online platforms and activities and we are still accessible via email and phone if further support is required.…
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February Half Term: Flip Out, Clue Quest & Jack Petchey Wins!

Last week saw the first half term of the year and in usual CYP fashion it was jam-packed with some very exciting trips. On Monday our members escaped the rain and went on a trip to the live escape room ClueQuest in Kings Cross. The team very cleverly escaped the room in time! On Wednesday…
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New sessions at CYP!

CYP are thrilled to announce not one but three new sessions taking place at CYP. These sessions started late last year and are as follows: Girls’ Youth Club – every Friday at 18:00 PM. Girls’ Football – every Thursday at 18:00 PM. CYP FC for senior members – Tournaments are intermittent so please contact CYP…
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Seasons Greetings from CYP & End of Year Round-up!

What a year it has been at CYP! 2019 has been the biggest and most successful year yet of CYP and we are so thankful to anyone that made this happen. CYP have had so many highlights this year but here are a select few. Back in March this year we were delighted to receive…
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