“Youth work transforms young people’s lives. The Covid-19 Support Fund provides a short-term fix ensuring the youth sector can continue to operate, however the sector vitally needs the delayed £500m Youth Investment Fund to innovate and grow the capacity of the youth sector to support young people.” Leigh Middleton, NYA Chief Executive The Back Youth … Continued

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NYA is delighted to be a finalist for the Recruitment and Professional Development award at the Children & Young People Now Awards 2020, with the awards ceremony and winners being announced on 4th March 2021.  Our submission for the CYPN Awards focused on our Youth Worker Bursary Fund, granted from DCMS, which is delivered in … Continued

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Youth charities are ‘running on empty’ Loss of funding and job cuts threaten the closure of many youth services through the winter. Left unprotected, youth services have already been cut by over 70% in less than a decade.  For every £16 cut on local services, £1 falls on youth work. While funding has been committed … Continued

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NYA Continue to work with government officials to learn exactly what implications the upcoming lockdown will have on the sector. Please see below a note for the sector on Leigh: We will be holding a webinar to talk through what we learn tomorrow afternoon, please sign up to attend by clicking here

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As the National Body for Youth Work in England, the NYA has this week launched its thoughts for a ten year vision for youth work.  We will engage with and lead cross sector consultation to translate this vision into a practical strategy, owned and shared by all in support of youth work.  This collective strategy will be published in Spring … Continued

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COVID-19 Readiness Level

Readiness Level

G

What does this mean?

** From 6th September 2021 we can confirm that the youth sector moves to GREEN in the readiness framework**

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