The Coventry Youth Partnership (CYP) is a model of local youth work collaboration that has sparked interest not just within Coventry but across the UK. This summary brings together the key elements of Coventry’s partnership model and sets out priorities for its future. At a time when Government is considering a wider roll out of

The Unplugged Series

We’re sharing this exciting opportunity for young people to engage in a new creative programme. During this challenging time, it will provide a number of platforms for them to connect to new sessions which will commence over the coming weeks, as well as longer-term creative provision linked to the City of Culture programme. The programme

A youth programme is empowering young women in Coventry to make a positive impact in their communities and build their own self-confidence. EmpowHER is a social action initiative led by national charity UK Youth, in partnership with the British Red Cross and the Young Women’s Trust. So far, the programme has reached 208 young women

COVENTRY’S Positive Youth Foundation has been awarded £300,000 by BBC Children in Need. The substantial cash boost will help the city project help address the emotional wellbeing of 8-13-year-olds who have newly arrived to the UK, including refugee and asylum seeking children, alongside local disadvantaged children in the community. Cormac Whelan, programmes manager of The

PYF Connect An exciting start to 2020 as we announce the next chapter of PYF. Due to an increased demand for sector support, we have established a new strand to the organisation – PYF Connect. PYF Connect allows us to formalise our role in supporting the youth work sector at a local, regional, national and

PICTURE CAPTION: Centre – Will Majemite and Faye Griffiths with other volunteers and Positive Youth Foundation staff. Volunteers in Coventry who are helping to keep the city’s young people safe have urged others to become mentors too. Faye Griffiths and Will Majemite are two of the first people to get involved in the new mentoring

Staying Safe Youth Ambassador

Are you aged between 12-17? Can you have a positive influence on other young people? If the answer is ‘yes’ then why not become a Staying Safe Youth Ambassador?! The programme is an innovative approach which positions community members and professionals to support young people within Coventry to make positive lifestyle choices. Positive Youth Foundation,

Organisations from across Coventry have joined forces to put on more than 800 hours of sessions to help young people get active during the summer holidays. More than 2,000 young people in the city will benefit from the activities over the course of the six-week break. Coventry Youth Partnership, a network of local youth providers

Based in Coventry, Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) is an ambitious, motivated organisation whose primary purpose is to encourage positive outcomes for young people. Being a young person in today’s world can be very challenging, and we’re here to provide an invaluable infrastructure. Following the sustained growth of PYF over recent years, we are looking to