Head Positive is a new social action programme for young people based in Coventry. With an emphasis on engaging underrepresented groups, including those living in the most deprived inner-city wards, the programme focuses on the theme of improving mental health and wellbeing. Although we would like to engage all young people in the programme, there

A week after the visit to the Positive Youth Foundation of HRH Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, we have reflected on exactly what the visit meant to all involved. Our thoughts flow between a truly humble outlook on our journey, to sheer excitement expressed by the young people and the city at large. What is

The 16th January will see their Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit the UK City of Culture, including Coventry Cathedral, Coventry University and the Positive Youth Foundation. The foundation specialises in assisting young people across Coventry into positive destinations. This occurs through targeted provision in the areas of education, health, creative and social-engagement

This time last year, the team at PYF met to summarise 2016, and what a challenging year it had been. From significant cuts to young people’s services, to an uncertain political landscape – we were surrounded by circumstances which were of concern. But this is PYF, with the P, being Positive. So, we looked forward

Names in this case study have been altered for the sake of anonymity.  Macca was referred into our Raising Aspirations Programme (RAP) through his school. The school Macca attended are specialists in supporting behaviour with students who have a diagnosed learning difficulty and or disability. Macca was referred to Positive Youth Foundation as the school

One of the leading figures behind a new not-for-profit network, formed to ensure that crucial youth work continues in Coventry, says it’s vital that the city’s young people are given critical support in their lives. Positive Youth Foundation is leading the network – Coventry Youth Partnership – which will run everything from youth centres through

Susie’s Sumrising’s

When graciously offered the guest cameo spot of ‘Rashids Ramblings’ – I jumped at the chance to perhaps give a deputised insight to the organisation. I mused on whether to write a really punchy piece on liberation movements of the past, and how these resonate with a modern British audience who have become heavily attracted

The organisation that has given youth a voice in Coventry ’s bid to be UK City of Culture in 2021 has been made an honorary backer of the bid. Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) has been given the title Honorary Partner for its contribution to the city’s efforts to land the title. Young people from the organisation have

The Coventry Street Project run by the Warwickshire Cricket Board in partnership with the Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) won the Project of the Year at the Chance to Shine Annual Awards on Tuesday 14 November. The Coventry project was recognised for their hard work supporting grassroots cricket and received their award from England cricket legend

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