Young People

Youth Offending Service

The Youth Offending Service is based at Mamhilad. We work with children/young people and families who are at risk of, or who have committed a crime. The team is made up of Social Workers, Education, Police, Youth and Health Workers. We help young people and their families to:
accept responsibility for their actions
put right what has been done wrong to become part of the community and get on with their lives.

Youth Access

Youth Access offers an informal learning environment that aims to reduce the number of young people who are disaffected or at risk of being excluded from secondary school.
The initiative offers:
Complementary or non formal programme of activities
Support in small discrete groups or one-to-one
Valuable work experience and career guidance
Literacy, numeracy and essential skills support
Nationally recognised qualifications

Young Minds

YoungMinds is the UK's leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Driven by their experiences YoungMinds campaign, research and influence policy and practice.
YoungMinds provide expert knowledge to professionals, parents and young people through the Parents' Helpline, online resources, training and development, outreach work and publications.

The Duke of Edinburgh Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award was established in 1956 as a programme to help young people aged 14 – 25 with the transition from adolescence to adulthood.
The award aims to provide ann enjoyable, challenging and rewarding programme of personal development and opportunity for young people to show willingness to take up a challenge, to persevere and to achieve across a broad range of activities.

National Youth Advocacy Service

NYAS is a UK charity providing socio-legal services. NYAS offer information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to children, young people and vulnerable adults through a network of dedicated paid workers and volunteers throughout England and Wales.
NYAS provides specialist legal advice and assistance. NYAS is a legal aid agency provider for family law.

Monmouthshire Youth Service

Monmouthshire Youth Service provide a variety of services to the young people of Monmouthshire.
Services include the Get Up and Grow Project, Face to Face Counselling, the Duke of Edinburgh Award, Drug, Alcohol and Sexual Health Advice and the Transition Project.
Find everything you need to know about the services on offer to young people in Monmouthshire. From the Get Up and Grow Project, Face to Face Counselling and the Duke of Edinburgh Award to advice about Alcohol, Drugs, Sexual Health and Career Choices.

Hope Again Bereavement Care

Hope Again is a website developed by Cruse Bereavement Care's Youth Involvement Project which aims to support young people, after the death of someone close to them.
Cruse believe that the best way of doing this is to involve young people in planning, developing and delivering services.

Everyone reacts differently to a death and Cruse are not here to tell you how you should be acting or feeling.

Face 2 Face Counselling

Face 2 Face Family Counselling is a confidential service which provides therapeutic support to families who are experiencing difficulties or internal tensions, such as stress, parental divorce, changes in the family structure or any communication breakdown – issues such as these can lead to fighting and other such problems.
Through discussion and exploration we help families identify alternative ways of addressing the difficulties and support them in implementing changes where necessary.

Engage To Change (E2C)

Engage to Change (E2C) group is part of shaping service delivery throughout Monmouthshire; the project will develop engagement and participation throughout the county and will encourage active citizenship and ensure that young people are involved in making decisions that affect their lives.
E2C will give young people a voice and ensure to celebrate their achievements.
Clic E2C is an online, interactive space offering information, news and advice for all young people aged 11 – 25 in Monmouthshire, touching on a wide range of subjects and issues.