A guide to commissioning outcomes for young people

The purpose of this guidance from the National Youth Agency (NYA) is two-fold: firstly, to provide a guide for commissioners on how to involve young people in the commissioning process; secondly, to demonstrate how youth work and youth workers could be commissioned to deliver outcomes. Please click the front cover below to download.    

NYA Audit 2007-08

The NYA Local Authority Youth Services Annual Audit collected information on expenditure, workforce and outcomes from local authority youth services. It focused on the youth service managed through the local authority.  The final audit was completed with information relating to the financial year of 2007/08. NYA Audit 2007-08

Youth premium

The NYA’s commission into sufficiency of the youth offer, made an important recommendation that central government establish a targeted Youth Premium. Similar to the Pupil Premium in formal education, it will ensure disadvantaged young people get access to high-quality youth work support. YouthPremium

Youth Services in England – The State of the Nation

This publication provides a ‘state of the nation’ snapshot of the state of youth services within England. It is produced by the National Youth Agency (NYA) as part of its Routes to Success programme with the Local Government Association (LGA). Youth Services in England – The State of the Nation

The Role of Youth Work in Supporting Troubled Families

This publication has been produced to meet local authority youth work teams’ requests for more practical examples and case studies of current and potential involvement in the TF programme. The Role of Youth Work in Supporting Troubled Families

Planned Expenditure by Local Authorities: Services for Young People

Under Section 251 of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009, local authorities are required to submit statements on the planned and expected expenditure of local authority education and children’s social care functions. Statements are submitted annually, and the latest statement published for 2012-13 covers the period 1st April 2012 – 31st March 2013.

Mapping the involvement of businesses in supporting services for young people in out of school settings

The NYA has conducted a project to map and promote what the business community is already doing with regards to supporting service delivery for young people in out of school settings. The project captures the many ways businesses are supporting young people through a survey of Heads of Youth Services (or equivalent) and interviews providing

Key Housing Issues for Young People

Young people are faced with a wide range of housing challenges in today’s society and there is evidence to suggest that they are three times more likely to experience rented housing and homelessness problems than other age groups. Key Housing Issues for Young People

The Future for Outcomes – a practical guide to measuring outcomes for young people

This document brings together recent developments around outcomes based work with young people. Commissioned by the Local Government Association, it includes a discussion of the concepts, illustrated by findings from the pilots, and a step-by-step approach to designing an evaluation framework that focuses on outcomes. The future for outcomes – A practical guide to measuring

The Future for Outcomes: The Calculator in Practice

This short paper summarises the learning from development of the calculator and piloting with two local authorities: Norfolk County Council and Staffordshire County Council. Future for Outcomes Calculator