Tag: youth charity

Welcome our new Therapeutic Youth Worker!

CYP will support the Islington Youth Violence Reduction Strategy by creating a project in collaboration with young people. The project will take place over the week beginning September 27th and will address the issue of youth crime. It is not yet clear what the project or outcomes will be however following early discussions film, music…
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The End Of Summer 2021

Later, we moved onto breaking bad habits. The young people were all given plates. On it, we listed any bad habits that they felt needed to break. After they wrote on the plate, we took ourselves into a sheltered alleyway and threw them on the ground whilst yelling, “we are not our bad habits”. Afterwards,…
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Here Comes The Summer

With a few weeks of summer already gone, the young people have been able to start it off well. Thanks to Summerversity, Mondays and Tuesdays have been occupied with our Wellbeing Sports programme. Starting off with badminton, new comers come into the scene to experience what it’s like at CYP. From badminton, to cycling, to…
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Forbes, Music, & Football: Springtime at CYP

Spring has sprung at CYP, and with lockdown easing; there is a lot to be optimistic about! As of March 29th, restrictions have eased which means we can run more sessions at CYP for up to 15 people. Young people can now play with the much-loved pool, table tennis and football.  But most importantly, we…
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Service Update: Lockdown 3

As of 6th January 2021, we will be entering into another national Lockdown. We will still be offering Youth Club sessions every Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 7-9 PM. To attend, young people must be in one of the regular support bubbles. Please note that in a Lockdown, The National Youth Agency have stated…
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CYP Christmas Closure

Whether you’re a volunteer, staff member, funder, delivery partner or young person we would like to thank you for your support throughout this unpredictable year. Like many of you, we are glad to see the back of 2020, and we are very excited to see what happens at CYP in 2021. In response to COVID,…
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Autumn at CYP

For the past few weeks, we are slowly beginning to feel the shift of seasons. The young people find themselves more indoors more than anything. As it has been Black History Month, CYP have been running various events to mark the month. Most recently, a Black History themed quiz night. It seemed both staff and…
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Celebrating Black History Month

Happy Black History Month everyone. We understand that the black experience cannot be and shouldn’t be acknowledged in only one given month; and that everyday we must all do the work to better understand how black history has come to impact our current society. However we will take this time to celebrate the cultures of…
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CYP X The Wellcome Collection

Over the Summer, local art institution The Wellcome Collection got in contact with us regarding an exhibition they wanted to collaborate on with us. With the need to hear the voices of the public regarding the recent pandemic, Wellcome Collection posed the question “What does it mean to be Human during COVID-19?”; and this would…
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Back to school and emotional wellbeing

The new school year is in full swing – and as we all know – this school year will be very different from what young people have ever experienced before. Understandably it’s going to be a very anxiety-inducing time for young people, so we have got a new timetable filled with lots of activities to…
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